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Art/Music

  • Art & Architecture Complete
    Covers a wide variety of pertinent subjects, including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design and much more.
  • Art & Architecture digital resources
    Art and architecture digital images from licensed sources, plus contributions from Ohio museums, libraries, and universities.
  • Art Full Text [1984-]  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text for articles in art.
  • Digital Resource Commons
    The OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons is a network of centrally hosted institutional repositories featuring local branding, remote submission and administration, and federated searching.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
    This is a comprehensive full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today, including arts & crafts, collecting, and games.
  • Music Center (OhioLINK)  Icon
    Streaming music database of international works in a variety of genres from classical to spoken word with over 78,000 tracks.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature  Icon
    Index and abstracts of articles, books, dissertations, conferences, and other literature on music. [Note: Six simultaneous users limit per institution.]
  • Saskia Art History Images
    A collection of digital art images with a special emphasis on the core images required for teaching the history of Western Art.

History

  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
  • American Periodicals Series Online (APO)
    Digitized images of the pages of over 1,100 historic American magazines, journals, and newspapers.
  • Biography Reference Bank  Icon
    Biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present.
  • Educational Films and Documentaries
    Full-length educational films and documentaries on many subjects.
  • Electronic Book Center (EBC)
    Thousands of scholarly and reference e-books covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
  • Electronic Journal Center (EJC)  Icon
    Full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
  • Films on Demand  Icon
    A state-of-the-art streaming video platform that uses Flash Video, Windows Media and QuickTime to show films.
  • HarpWeek
    Page images and indexes to Harper's Weekly, covering the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada).
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    Quantitative facts of American history.
  • History & Archives digital resources
    Pictures and archives about Ohio history, contributed by Ohio museums and libraries.
  • Vanderbilt University Television News Archive
    The mission of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive focuses on creating, preserving and providing access to the news broadcasts. We have been recording these broadcasts since August 5, 1968. The core of our collection consists of regularly scheduled newscasts from ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox News. We also record other news content as it happens beyond these newscasts, including material from other networks.

Literature

  • 20th Century African-American Poetry
    Contains 12,000 poems by more than 100 African-American poets, including Audre Lorde, Langston Hughes, Rita Dove, and emerging poets. Biographical profiles accompany each poets work. (Searches all Poetry in the American & English Literature Collection)
  • 20th Century American Poetry
    Contains 52,000 poems from collected works and individual volumes of poetry covering the works of most major twentieth-century American poets. (Searches all Poetry in the American & English Literature Collection)
  • 20th Century English Poetry
    Contains over 44,000 poems by 288 poets, incorporating the Modern Poetry Collection and The Faber Poetry Library. (Searches all Poetry in the American & English Literature Collection)
  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
  • African-American Poetry 1760-1900
    Full text of almost 3000 poems written by African-American poets in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. (Searches all Poetry in the American & English Literature Collection)
  • American & English Literature
    Full text of books and other sources of poetry, drama and prose originally published in print. Also includes 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.
  • American Drama
    Contains more than 700 plays from over 300 dramatists of American dramatic literature. (Searches all Drama in the American & English Literature Collection)
  • American Poetry 1600-1900
    A collection of 1,200 books and anthologies of early American poetry providing access to 40,000 poems of American writers from the 17th to the early 20th century. (Searches all Poetry in the American & English Literature Collection)
  • Bibliography of American Literature
    A comprehensive bibliographic guide, providing nearly 40,000 records of the literary works of approximately 300 American writers from the American Revolution to 1930. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only the Bibliography of American Literature
  • Early American Fiction
    Contains 440 works of 80 novelists and short-story writers, 1774-1850. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only Early American Fiction.
  • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
    The complete text of eleven major editions of Shakespeares works, from the First Folio (1623) to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6. It also includes twenty-four separate contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha and related works, and more than 100 adaptations, sequels, and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.
  • Eighteenth Century Fiction
    Contains the complete text of 96 works of English prose from the period 1700-1780, by writers from the British Isles. All of the most widely-studied texts are in the database, alongside others long neglected or unavailable. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only 18th Century Fiction.
  • Electronic Journal Center (EJC)  Icon
    Full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
  • English Poetry 600-1900
    Full text of over 175,000 poems by over 1,400 poets from British Commonwealth and ex-colonial countries, between the years 600 and 1900. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only English Poetry 600-1900.
  • English Prose Drama
    Contains more than 1,800 plays by approximately 400 authors from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only English Prose Drama.
  • English Verse Drama
    Full text of more than 2,200 works of poetry intended for the stage by over 500 named authors and over 300 anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century through the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods to the end of the nineteenth century. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only English Verse Drama.
  • Essay & General Literature Index
    Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. Approximately 300 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.
  • Films on Demand  Icon
    A state-of-the-art streaming video platform that uses Flash Video, Windows Media and QuickTime to show films.
  • Humanities with Full Text  Icon
    This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus  Icon
    Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
  • Novelist Plus
    NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for you fiction and nonfiction needs.
  • Play Index
    This unique resource covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. This database covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.
  • William Butler Yeats Collection
    A complete electronic edition of William Butler Yeats work, bringing together 22 printed volumes and including critical and fictional prose, poetry, plays, and autobiographical works. Use "Search by Collection" pull down menu to limit search to only the Yeats Collection.

Political Science/Government

  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
  • Congressional (Proquest)  Icon
    Offers access to congressional publications dealing with the wide variety of topics addressed by Congress.
  • Films on Demand  Icon
    A state-of-the-art streaming video platform that uses Flash Video, Windows Media and QuickTime to show films.
  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Catalog of U.S. government documents.
  • Legal Collection  Icon
    Index, abstracts and full text of articles on law and legal topics.
  • Political Science Complete  Icon
    This database provides extensive coverage of global political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Statistical Abstract of the United States the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
  • TOPICsearch
    Full text covering social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

Psychology/Sociology/Philosophy

  • Academic Search Complete  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
  • Gender Studies Database
    Index and abstracts for publications covering gender-engaged scholarship.
  • Race Relations Abstracts
    This resource provides a sole focus on content relating specifically to the relationship between races. It is a rich source of bibliographic records covering fundamental areas relevant to race relations. Specific areas covered include ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed.
  • SocINDEX  Icon
    Index, abstracts, and full text for articles and other publications in sociology.
  • Sociological Collection  Icon
    Database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
  • Humanities International Complete
    Index, abstracts, and full text for journals, books and other resources in the humanities.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    Index, abstracts, and full text covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Online encyclopedia of philosophy.
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