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Search research databases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, case studies, editorials, reports, reviews, and other documents about arts & humanities.

Key Arts & Humanities Databases

  • Art Full Text

    Art Full Text offers indexing, abstracts, and full text of articles and indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.

    Areas covered include advertising art, antiques, archaeology, architecture and architectural history, art history, computers in art, crafts, decorative arts, fashion design, folk art, graphic arts, industrial design, Interior design, landscape architecture, motion pictures, museology, non-Western art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, textiles, and video.

    Coverage also includes Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.

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  • Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
    Is the online resource for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

    The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 270 publications (and selected coverage of more than 300), as well as full text for more than 70 journals and nearly 50 books. The database has been designed for use by a diverse audience that includes film scholars, college students, and general viewers. 
     
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  • Humanities International Complete
    Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) and full text for more than 670 journals.
     
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  • International Bibliography of Art
    Citations encompass fine arts in all media (from painting and sculpture to video and new media), decorative arts, museum studies and conservation, archaeology, folk art, material culture, classical studies, antiques, and architectural history.
     
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  • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text
    Provides full text of journal articles on all aspects of theater and performance, plus indexing for books, book articles and dissertation abstracts. IBTD with Full Text is a multicultural and inter-disciplinary research tool for theater students, educators and professionals. IBTD was initiated by the American Society for Theatre Research and continued by the Theatre Research Data Center (TRDC) at Brooklyn College.
     
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  • JSTOR (Arts & Sciences Collections III and V)
    Provides page images of back issues of the core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and basic sciences from the earliest issues to within a few years of current publication. Users may browse by journal title or discipline, or may search the full-text or citations/abstracts. New issues of existing titles and new titles are added approximately on a weekly basis.
     
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  • MLA International Bibliography
    MLA International Bibliography is an index to books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world.

    Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing.

    The MLA Directory of Periodicals and the Association's proprietary thesaurus used to assign descriptors to each record in the bibliography are also included.
     
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  • Project Muse
    Full-text versions of peer-reviewed journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, as well as thousands of ebooks, with emphasis on humanities and social sciences.
     
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  • Academic Search Complete
    Academic Search Complete, is multi-disciplinary full-text database, with articles from newspapers, magazines, and 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.

    This database includes indexing, abstracts, and some full text not only for articles, but also for reviews, monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and other documents.

      Academic Search Complete includes coverage in many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.

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  • Art and Architecture Database
    The database includes approximately 40,000 art and architecture images from commercial providers such as Saskia, Ltd. and the Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO), as well as contributions from select OhioLINK institutions.
     
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  • OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center (EJC)
    Provides full-text online access to journals purchased by OhioLINK for member libraries.

    The journals are listed alphabetically and by subject categories. A search interface is provided for searching articles.Includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas.

    Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
     
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  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
    An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. RILM provides a broad, international coverage and concise abstracts.

    All scholarly works are indexed (articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, films and videos, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, reviews, etc.). Concert reviews, recording notes, pedagogical manuals, etc. are indexed if they are of scholarly interest.

    Areas of coverage encompass historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments and voice, librarianship, performance practice and notation, theory and analysis, pedagogy, liturgy, dance, criticism, music therapy, and interdisciplinary studies on music and various other fields, including literature, dramatic arts, visual arts, acoustics, aesthetics, anthropology, sociology, linguistics and semiotics, mathematics, philosophy, physiology, psychology, and physics.
     
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