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Humanities Full Text click for database information
Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals... (more info)
Literature Online (LION) click for database information
Contains the full-text of over 350,000 English, American, and Canadian literary works, including poetry, drama, and prose. Full-text access to over 16... (more info)
MLA International Bibliography click for database information
Indexes 3,000+ international journals and series, monographs, working (unpublished) papers, conference proceedings, bibliographies and more. ... (more info)
Academic Search Complete click for database information
Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals... (more info)

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This database does not support SimpleSearch AATA (Art and Archaeology Technical Abstracts) Online click for database information
Abstracts of International Conservation Literature, Contains over 100,000 abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of... (more info)
America: History and Life click for database information
Journal articles, dissertations, and essays in collections on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. ... (more info)
Art Full Text click for database information
International in scope, provides full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating as far back as 1984... (more info)
Art Index Retrospective click for database information
provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-... (more info)
ARTbibliographies Modern click for database information
Emphasizes 20th century art, provides bibliographic access to over 500 art journals, and selectively to exhibition catalogs, books, dissertations; als... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch ARTFL click for database information
American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language... (more info)
ARTstor click for database information
ARTstor is a digital library that offers collections of art images with descriptive information.... (more info)
Bibliography of Asian Studies click for database information
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 410,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social s... (more info)
Bibliography of Native North Americans click for database information
Contains more than 60,000 citations to books, essays, journal articles and dissertations on Native North American history, life and culture. Includes ... (more info)
Bibliography of the History of Art click for database information
Covering European and American art from late antiquity to the present, the Bibliography of the History of Art indexes and abstracts art-related books,... (more info)
Chicano Database click for database information
Chicano Database includes over 67,000 records from more than 2,400 journals and other resources including newspapers, books and book chapters. The database provides coverage dating back to the 1960s a... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch Classical Music Library click for database information
Classical Music Library is a fully searchable classical music resource-a comprehensive database of distinguished classical recordings. It includes ten... (more info)
Film & Television Literature Index click for database information
Film & Television Literature Index is a comprehensive bibliographic database covering the entire spectrum of television and film writing.... (more info)
Gale Literary Databases click for database information
Gale Literary Databases include Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography. Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical ... (more info)
GenderWatch click for database information
GenderWatch (enlarging the scope of Women 'R') is a full-text collection of international journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, spe... (more info)
Grove Art Online click for database information
41,000 entries. "With The Grove Dictionary of Art Online, all of the thousands of extensively detailed entries from the print version, considered the ... (more info)
Grove Music click for database information
Oxford Music Online is a new gateway that offers users the ability, for the first time ever, to access and cross-search the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. ... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch HAPI Online click for database information
"The Hispanic American Periodicals Index is your source for authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico...... (more info)
Historical Abstracts click for database information
Journal articles, dissertations, and essays in collections on the history of the world, 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada).... (more info)
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective click for database information
Offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences with high-quality indexing of more than 1,300,000 articles in nearly 1,100 periodicals, dating as far back as 1907, ... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text click for database information
IIBP Full Text includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and n... (more info)
International Index to Performing Arts Full Text click for database information
IIPA covers nearly all aspects of the world of performing arts. Subjects include dance, film, drama, television, the arts and entertainment industry, stagecraft, magic, musical theatre and performance... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch International Medieval Bibliography click for database information
Scholarly articles on the Middle Ages (300-1500 CE), covering Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.... (more info)
JSTOR click for database information
JSTOR includes more than 2,000 core academic journals in many disciplines, dating back to the first volume ever published. Most recent 2-5 years full text are not available. ... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch L'Annee philologique click for database information
Scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. ... (more info)
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts click for database information
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. ... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch Music Index click for database information
The Music Index Online coverage will span from 1973 to the present and contains surveyed data from over 850 music periodicals from over 40 countries. ... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch North American Theatre Online click for database information
As it grows, it will be the largest, most comprehensive reference work in North American drama. It will provide detailed bibliographic information on more than 10,000 ... (more info)
OED Online click for database information
The Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. It aims to show... (more info)
Philosophers Index click for database information
bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940... (more info)
Project Muse click for database information
Full text of articles published in over 300 journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences mathematics, and many others.... (more info)
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses click for database information
With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's these... (more info)
RAMBI (Index of Articles on Jewish studies) click for database information
RAMBI - The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies - is a selective bibliography of articles in the various fields of Jewish studies and in the study of ... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch Readers' Guide Retrospective click for database information
Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature.... (more info)
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature click for database information
Citations on international music corresponding to the printed RILM Abstracts of Music Literature. This file is produced by the Repertoire Internationa... (more info)
This database does not support SimpleSearch Smithsonian Global Sound click for database information
Smithsonian Global Sound, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural tra... (more info)
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