Arts and Literature
Academic OneFile - Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
Academic Video Online: Premium (Alexander Street Press) - Comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video collection of documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs/newsreels, field recordings, and commercials. Coverage includes art/architecture, business/economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, health, history, humanities, law/public safety, LGBT studies, literature, performing arts, political science, psychology, religion/philosophy, science, women’s/gender studies and world languages/literature. Over 20,000 full video titles, synchronized scrolling transcripts available alongside. Create, annotate and share playlists and video clips. Streams to mobile device or smartphone.
American Periodicals Collection -- This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
Digital Public Library of America - Brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.
Films on Demand - Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Films On Demand delivers outstanding digital video ideal for students, faculty, and public library patrons through online catalogs, distance-learning courses, and learning management systems.
Fine Arts and Music Collection - With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Florida Electronic Library - The Florida Electronic Library is sponsored by the State of Florida and is primarily intended for public libraries. It contains a number of useful sources, however, for academic libraries, including LitFinder, which covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including more than 126,500 full-text poems; 850,000 poem citations and excerpts; 5,000 full-text short stories; 2,800 full-text essays; 1,800 full-text speeches; and 1,000 full-text plays."
Humanities International Complete - Provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for over 1,700 journals and contains more than 1.5 million records; an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities including fine arts, literature, history and philosophy.
JSTOR - Provides an image archive of important scholarly journal literature in nearly all the humanities and social sciences disciplines, international and foreign areas studies, and many of the life sciences.
Literature Resource Center - Premier full-text Internet resource for information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.
MLA Bibliography - Index of scholarly research in nearly 4,000 journals on all aspects of literature including language, linguistics, and folklore. Dates covered: 1926- to present. Full-text links provided to about 20 per cent of articles.
Music Online: American Music (Alexander Street Press) - Streaming audio collection of American roots music and pre-1960s American popular music. Genres include country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old-time, American Indian, blues, gospel, spirituals and shape note singing. Features iconic American recording artists and record labels as well as recordings from selected collections of the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center. Content applicable to the study of music history and the social, cultural, and political history of North America.
Music Online: Jazz Music Library (Alexander Street Press) - Comprehensive streaming audio collection of jazz recordings from 1920s to present including over 200 distinct jazz genres. Features jazz performers from legendary record labels – thousands of jazz artists from past greats to musicians performing and recording today. Live recordings from jazz venues including The Five Spot, The Montreux Jazz Festival, The Village Vanguard, New York’s Town Hall, The Newport Jazz Festival, The Apollo, The Blue Note, The Jazz Standard, and Birdland. Contains links to various versions of recorded song titles. Streams to mobile device or smartphone. Users can create, annotate, and share playlists as well as create and share clips from all audio tracks.
Oxford Art Online - Provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, (34 vols.), The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics; contains over 5,000 searchable and embedded art images, maps, and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links, and sophisticated search and navigation tools.
Oxford Music Online - Leading online resource for music research since its inception in 2001. Oxford Music Online is the access point for Grove Music Online and other Oxford music reference resources including The Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music.
ProQuest Arts Module - Search full-text periodicals on subjects such as arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more in this module of ProQuest Research Library.
ProQuest Central - This database serves as central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subject areas and 12,000 full text publications, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award- Winning online reference resources features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, newspapers, reports and videos.
ProQuest Literature Module - Search full-text periodicals on subjects such as literature and more in this module of ProQuest Research Library.
Taylor & Francis Online Journal Collection - Provides full-text access to an extensive collection of scholarly journals, covering all subject areas.
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