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Databases by Subject: Humanities

Major Indexes

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

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

Humanities International Complete

Find full text articles from journals, books and other published sources covering all aspects of the humanities, 1909 to present.

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.

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

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

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.

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)

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

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.

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

Find educational streaming videos.

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (IIPA)

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

MLA International Bibliography (literature, language, linguistics)

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

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.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

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

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.