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Databases by Subject | Fine Arts and Humanities

Art Source

  • Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.

    EBSCOhost

ARTstor

  • ARTstor is developing a rich digital library that will offer coherent collections of art images and descriptive information as well as the software tools to enable active use of the collections. The ARTstor Library's initial content will include approximately 300,000 images covering art, architecture and archeology.

European Views of the Americas 1493-1750

  • This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas.  The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.

Freegal Music

  • Download free music from Freegal.  The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format with no DRM. This service will work with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be loaded into iTunes. It works on both PCs and Macs.  Download limits apply.  A campus ID barcode number, located on the back of the card, is required to use this service.

Getty Images

  • Some images on Getty's website are available for non-commercial use on websites, blogs, and social media platforms. The embed code provided by Getty includes a photographer credit and a link back to Getty. Please abide by Getty's Terms of Use. Click here for instructions and more information.

Grove Art Online

  • Full text articles covering all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Now available through the Oxford Art Online gateway.

Grove Music

  • Full text articles covering all aspects of the music worldwide. Now available through the Oxford Music Online gateway.

Guggenheim Museum Collection Online

  • Featuring nearly 1600 artworks by more than 575 artists, the Collection Online presents a searchable database of selected artworks from the Guggenheim’s permanent collection of over 7,000 artworks.

Humanities Full Text

  • The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more.

    EBSCOhost

Humanities Index Retrospective: 1907-1984

  • Indexes nearly 800 humanities-related periodicals and provides access to over 1,000,000 articles, including citations of over 155,000 books reviews.

    EBSCOhost

IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project)

  • The ultimate goal of the IMSLP is to gather all public domain music scores, in addition to the music scores of all contemporary composers (or their estates) who wish to release them to the public free of charge.

International Children’s Digital Library

  • The ICDL's goal is to build a collection of freely available books in a digital format that represents outstanding historical and contemporary titles from throughout the world. Ultimately, the ICDL Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

  • Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings.Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

    EBSCOhost

MLA International Bibliography

  • This international database provides an index of journal articles, books and dissertations in literature, language and linguistics, folklore, theory and criticism, etc.

    EBSCOhost

National Gallery of Art Images

  • NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art, you can search, browse, share, and download. A standards-based reproduction guide and a help section provide advice for both novices and experts. More than 22,000 open access digital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use. NGA Images is designed to facilitate learning, enrichment, enjoyment, and exploration.

National Jukebox

  • The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.

Naxos Music Library

  • Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 52,677 CDs with more than 756,740 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

Oxford Art Online

  • Now available through the Oxford Art Online gateway, Grove Art Online features over 45,000 signed articles, 5,500 images, 40,000 image links, timelines of world art, MoMa lesson plans, and links to ARTstor (for subscribers to this service) and Art Resource. A Grove Art Online subscription now also includes access to the full text of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Oxford Music Online

  • Now available through the Oxford Music Online gateway, Grove Music Online includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition. A subscription to Grove Music Online now also includes access to the full text of the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and linking from Grove articles to RILM, DRAM, NAXOS and Classical Music Library for subscribers to these sites.

Paramount Vault

  • The Paramount Vault showcases a collection of Paramount full-length films and clips including selections that range from black-and-white to color, comedy to horror, and everything in between. Viewers are invited to explore the vast landscape of cinema’s history, share their favorite films, and discover new ones through this official channel created by Paramount Pictures.

    YouTube

PMLA

  • PMLA is the journal of the Modern Language Association of America. Since 1884, PMLA has published members' essays judged to be of interest to scholars and teachers of language and literature.

ProQuest Religion

  • This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.

    ProQuest

Swank Digital Campus

  • Digital Campus by Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.® allows students the flexibility to legally view course-assigned films outside the classroom.