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Databases: Arts & Humanities

See also the following websites: Literature, Philosophy & Religion.

Search Multiple Databases

  • Search multiple databases
    Searches WebPAC (Catalog), Academic Search Complete, Artstor Digital Library, Biography Reference Bank, Biography Reference Center, Britannica Academic, eBook Collection, ERIC, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Kanopy, Literature Resource Center, MasterFILE Complete, Newswires, OmniFile Full Text Select, Opposing Viewpoints, Points of View Reference Center and the following websites: British Library EThOs, DASH, Directory of Open Access Journals, LUNA Commons, Manuscriptorium Digital Library, OAPEN Library, and TDX.

eBooks, Magazine & Journal Articles

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Nearly 6,000 full-text magazines and journals from all academic disciplines.
  • ClasePeriodica (FirstSearch)
    Includes Clase, an index of Latin American periodicals in the social sciences and humanities.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    eBooks covering a wide range of topics and subject areas.
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books and primary source documents.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from roughly 1,000 magazines and journals covering a variety of disciplines including the arts and humanities.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

  • Gale eBooks
    A collection of encyclopedias covering the arts, biography, history, literature, multicultural studies, philosophy and religion.
  • Global Road Warrior
    County profiles covering business, culture, demographics, travel information, the economy, food, religion, maps, images, and more.

Image Libraries

  • Artstor Digital Library
    A digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present and manage images.


  • Literature Resource Center
    Access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
  • LitFinder
    Find poems, short stories, essays, plays, speeches, as well as author biographies and pictures.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus
    Find just the right fiction or nonfiction book for children from kindergarten through grade 8.
  • NoveList Plus
    Find recommendations, reviews and series information for fiction and nonfiction books.


  • World Religions
    A comprehensive guide to the world's major religions and spiritual traditions. Contains essays, biographies, videos and images.


  • Digital Theatre Plus
    High quality theatrical productions, interviews, analyses of play texts and other resources for educators, students and theatre professionals.
  • New Play Exchange
    The National New Play Network’s database of plays and musicals shared by writers from more than 40 countries.