Arts and Humanities
Art, art history, film, literature, popular culture, music, dance, poetry, religion, social movements
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- Academic Search Premier
Full text for nearly 4,600 scholarly publications, including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.
- Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading scholarly journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Provides access to over 5,000 journals; updated daily.
- Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
- Fine Arts and Music Collection
Includes more than 150 full-text magazines and journals, this collection will provide support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
A rich digital library of art images and descriptive information, as well as the software tools to enable active use of the collections. Content includes images from the fields of art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor's software tools support a wide range of pedagogical and research uses including: viewing and analyzing images through features such as zooming and panning, saving groups of images online for personal or shared uses, and creating and delivering presentations both online and offline.
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- Communications and Mass Media Collection
A custom collection of more than 250 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field: key subjects covered include advertising and public relations, linguistics, and literature.
- Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
Critically explores the relationships among human beings, their environments, and the religious dimensions of life. This wide-ranging work--chronologically, geographically, religiously--includes 1,000 entries from 520 international contributors.
- Credo Reference
Use Credo Reference to search and access almost 600 high-quality encyclopedias and dictionaries and other reference works in a wide variety of subject areas.
- Oxford Reference
Combines rich and scholarly resources with authoritative quick-reference coverage of a broad range of topics. Includes over 340 dictionaries, encyclopedias, and companion guides to a range of disciplines.
- The Oxford Dictionary of Art
The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the art of the Western world. It provides a careful balance of fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from classical times to the present.
- Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture
Ranges from the Middle East to Central and South Asia, Africa, and Europe and spans over a thousand years of history. Includes in-depth information about dynasties, art forms, artists, architecture, rulers, monuments, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. In addition, over 500 illustrations of sculpture, mosaic, painting, ceramics, architecture, metalwork and calligraphy illuminate the rich artistic tradition of the Islamic world.
- The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art
- International Encyclopedia of Dance
With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dance--theatrical, ritual, dance--drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance.
- Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
Contains over 3,000 entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures.
- The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
- Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
This encyclopedia provides authoritative and up-to-date information about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe. In addition to performances in playhouses, it covers dance, opera, radio, film, television, and popular performance, including carnivals, circus, and public executions.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Scholarly introductions to thinkers, concepts, and debates in philosophy.