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Databases by Subject: Humanities

Major Indexes

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

Index to almost 1,400 journals and other cited works in the fine arts and humanities from 1975 to the present.

Humanities International Complete

A database of full text articles from journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes all of the data from the Humanities International Index. From 1909 to present.

Index Islamicus

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

Additional Indexes

ACLS Humanities E-Book Project

Provides full-text and full-page-image access to over 3000 titles in most humanities disciplines and in area studies.

Art Full Text

Provides international coverage of magazine and journal articles, yearbooks and museum bulletins in art, architecture, and other art-related topics, 1984 to the present.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

indexes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion with emphasis on Christianity. Articles indexing starts 1949 and 1975 for book indexes.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Offers access to international popular and scholarly literature in architecture, interior design, urban planning, archaeology, sustainable development 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.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences and Humanities, accessed via Web of Science, helps researchers access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide. Coverage: 1990-present.

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Contains digital page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Full-text of every significant English-language and foreign-language title covering multiple disciplines printed in Great Britain from 1701 to 1800.

English Short Title Catalog

A database of catalog records of early books, serials, newspapers and selected ephemera printed before 1801 in Britain, Ireland, overseas territories under British colonial rule, and the United States.

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.

Films Media Group - Films on Demand

The Film Media Group's (FMG) Films on Demand service provides instant online access to over 5000 educational streaming videos covering a wide range of subject areas.

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (IIPA)

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 international periodicals covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry, including theater, musical theater, dance, opera, film, and television. Coverage: 1998-present.

MLA International Bibliography (literature, language, linguistics)

Database of citations to journal articles, books and dissertations from the 1920s. International coverage in the disciplines of literature, language and linguistics literary theory and criticism.

PRISMA - Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas

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.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

International in scope, RILM provides indexing and abstracts for periodicals in all areas of music, including classical traditional and popular, and covers all document types, including journals, conference proceedings, books, and dissertations. Coverage: 1967-present.

Russian Social Sciences & Humanities Journals

A fulltext database of Russian social sciences and humanities journals. Most provide 5 or more years of coverage. All content is in Cyrillic. Online Cyrillic keyboard is provided.