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Databases: Arts & Humanities

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

Search Multiple Databases

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    Searches WebPAC (Catalog), Academic Search Premier, 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, World Religions Online and the following websites: BC Open Textbook Project, British Library EThOs, DASH, Directory of Open Access Books, Directory of Open Access Journals, Europeana, JSTOR Open Community Collections, LUNA Commons, Manuscriptorium Digital Library, Milne Open Textbooks, OAIster, OAPEN Library, Open Textbook Library, OpenStax and TDX.

eBooks, Magazine & Journal Articles

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    More than 4,600 full-text magazines and journals from all academic disciplines.
  • ClasePeriodica (FirstSearch) link opens in new window
    Includes Clase, an index of Latin American periodicals in the social sciences and humanities.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    eBooks covering a wide range of topics and subject areas.
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books and primary source documents.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    Full text articles from roughly 1,000 magazines and journals covering a variety of disciplines including the arts and humanities.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

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

Image Libraries

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


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


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