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Databases by Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)

Major Indexes

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find fine arts and humanities journal articles from 1975 to present.

ARTstor

Find images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.

Index Islamicus

Find journals articles, proceedings, monographs, book chapters, and book reviews on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world from 1906 to the present.

PRISMA - Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas

Full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Additional Indexes

AFI Catalog

Find production credits, director, cast, plot summary, genre for American feature films produced from 1900 to 1970.

Art Full Text

Find articles on art, art history, advertising art, painting, graphic design, architecture, and museum studies from 1984 to the present.

Art Index Retrospective

International coverage of journal articles, yearbooks, and museum bulletins in art, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and other art-related topics from 1924 to 1989.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

Find journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion with emphasis on Christianity from 1949 to the present.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Find international, popular and scholarly literature in architecture, interior design, urban planning, and green design, from 1934 to the present.

BDSL Online (Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft)

German language index of (primarily) German language periodicals, covering all aspects of German language and literature from 1985 to the present.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Find full-text English-language and foreign-language titles covering multiple disciplines printed in Great Britain from 1701 to 1800.

Essay and General Literature Index

Database of essays and miscellaneous works found in books published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. From 1985 to present.

Film Index International

Find film plot summaries, cast and crew lists, personality biographies and film awards.

Film Indexes Online

Film Indexes Online provides detailed information on motion pictures (production information and citations to reviews and critical articles) and cinema workers.

Film Literature Index (1976-2001)

The Film Literature Index (FLI) is an index of popular and scholarly articles on film and television, film reviews, and book reviews published between 1976-2001.

In the First Person

An in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world, located within scholarly materials that are freely available on the Web or in Alexander Street databases. (Note that the library may not subscribe to all databases indexed.)

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (IIPA)

Find articles on the arts and entertainment industry, including dance, theater, opera, film, and television.

International Medieval Bibliography

Find citations to articles, essays, conference proceedings, and festschriften, about all aspects of medieval life, covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in the period 400-1500.

MLA International Bibliography (literature, language, linguistics)

Find journal articles, books and dissertations published worldwide from the 1920s on literature, language and linguistics.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Find articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations in ethnomusicology, popular music, jazz studies, classical music, instruments, and musicology.