Databases by Subject-Arts & Humanities

American Memory
Digital collection from the Library of Congress relating to the history and culture of the United States. Broad topics covered in the collection include agriculture, art and architecture, business and economics, education, geography, history, languages and literature, performing arts, philosophy and religion, political science and law, recreation and sports, social sciences, and technology and applied sciences.

American Periodical Series Online
Searchable full-text database that includes digitized images of pages from American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century (dates of coverage: 1741-1900).

America's Historical Newspapers - South Dakota Collection
Fully searchable collection from Newsbank which includes the Aberdeen American (1907-1922), the Aberdeen Daily News (1885-1922), the Dakota Republican (1962-1875), and the Yankton Press and Dakotan (1861-1875).

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
A&HCI focuses on essential data from over 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as selected items from over 6,000 scientific and social sciences journals (coverage 1992-present).  A&HCI is a database in Web of Science.

ARTstor is a nonprofit 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 for research and pedagogical purposes.

OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of 24 prominent museums including The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center.

Films on Demand Humanities & Social Sciences Collection
Provides educational video content in the areas of education, communication, psychology, sociology, English language & literature, criminal justice, political science, geography, history, etc. Video content is fully linkable, searchable, and can be accessed from on or off campus.

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
Comprehensive, peer-reviewed resource of collected links to scholarly works, Web sites, and texts of philosophers that are online. The site also links to other guides in English and foreign languages.

Full-text database of back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, philosophy, mathematics, and other fields of the humanities and social sciences. NOTE: JSTOR does not contain issues from the most recent 3-5 years.

MLA International Bibliography
Citation database which indexes scholarly journal articles, books and dissertations; coverage dating back to 1923. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing.

Perseus Digital Library
Digital library of resources for the study of the humanities; includes texts relating to ancient Greece, Latin text and tools, and Renaissance-related materials. Also includes materials on the United States' westward expansion and other materials of early American history including the American Civil War.

Project Gutenberg
Provides access to books in the public domain in electronic text format; over 6,000 titles have been posted to the site. Texts available include "light" and "heavy" literature and reference sources such as almanacs, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.

Project MUSE
Full-text database of more than 200 scholarly publications in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

Women Writers Online
Resource devoted to early modern women's writing covering a period from 1400 to 1850.