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Databases by Subject | Fine Arts and Humanities

Art & Architecture Source

  • Art & Architecture 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

ArtistWorks for Libraries

  • ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals.

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 new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas  EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

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.

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 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 with Full Text

  • Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals. 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

  • Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the MLA International Bibliography is the definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film, covering scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present. International in scope, it includes citations to journal articles, books, articles in books, series, translations, scholarly editions, websites, and dissertations, with links to full text in JSTOR, Project MUSE, and other resources. The database also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the MLA Thesaurus, a proprietary, searchable collection of thousands of subject terms, and personal names used in indexing the bibliography.

    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.

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.

Swank Digital Campus

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