Humanities

Historical Abstracts with Full Text

(EBSCO) - Historical Abstracts with Full Text covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. This database provides access to the full text of selected journals and books as well as citations to books, dissertations, theses, and selected historical articles.

Humanities Full Text

(EBSCO/Wilson) - Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and indexing of notable scholarly sources 1983-present.  It covers topics in key fields of humanities, including art, literature, classical studies, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion.  Contents: feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.

ICPSR (The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)

ICPSR is the world's largest online archive of social science data, supplying data files for use with statistical software such as SAS, SPSS and Stata. If you have questions about ICPSR, please contact our ICPSR Official Representative, Dr. Heidi Berggren, at hberggren@umassd.edu.

International Bibliography of Art (IBA)

(ProQuest) is the definitive resource for scholarly literature on western art and successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). Includes detailed abstracts for all new content, in-depth abstracts for scholarly articles, and authority files of controlled terms. Ideal for academic and specialist art libraries, museums, and design firms. Focus on European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945. Visual arts in all media are covered: painting, sculpture, drawing, video, installations, new media, decorative and applied arts, museum studies and conservation, archaeology, folk art and material culture, classical studies, antiques, and architectural history. 

Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance

(Iter) - is a database of more than 945,000 records for articles, essays, books, dissertation abstracts, encyclopedia entries and reviews. This material has been collected from 7,218 publications, including 1,617 journals. Updated daily, with thousands of new records added annually, this powerful research tool is of essential use to scholars of the Middle Ages and / or the Renaissance (400-1700).

JSTOR

A full-text online collection of core scholarly journals from their first issues (some date back to the 1800's) to between two and five years prior to the present. Subject coverage includes arts & sciences, business, education, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, anthropology, Asian studies, health and general sciences, economics, population studies, sociology, botany, and ecology. The journals can be browsed by journal issue or searched by keywords, topics, titles, authors and dates. 

Kanopy

(Kanopy) - An on-demand streaming film service that provides access to a wide range of documentaries, instructional lessons, and movies for education in all disciplines.

Literature Criticism Online (LCO)

(GALE/Cengage) LCO is database containing resources for literary criticism, biography, and popular commentary from literary resources from pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and periodicals. The resources are cross-searchable and provide modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Titles included in the collection are Contemporary Literary Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Literature Resource Center

(Gale) Biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all genres. 

Military Database

(ProQuest) - "A comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more."

MLA International Bibliography

(EBSCO) - is an index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. 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. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

Oxford Art Online

(Oxford Univ. Press) - "Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single gateway, users can access and cross-search Oxford’s acclaimed, regularly updated art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists." 

Performing Arts Periodicals Database

(ProQuest) "indexes around 400 scholarly and trade journals, magazines, books, and newspapers covering theater, dance, film, television, stagecraft, broadcast arts, storytelling, and more. It draws from both current files and selected backfiles to 1864."

Philosopher's Index

(EBSCO) - is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Index features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. Philosopher's Index contains research published since 1940, including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.

Portuguese-American Digital Newspaper Collections

(UMassD) - digitized versions of regional papers related to the Portuguese-American community. More Information

Project MUSE

A full-text collection of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences. UMass Dartmouth subscribes to the standard collection, which grants our students and faculty access to most, but not all, Project MUSE titles. You can limit your search to the standard collection titles by selecting the check box for "Only content I have full access to," which is located under "Additional Search Options."

ProQuest Central

(ProQuest) - A multidisciplinary database that covers a broad range of subject areas, such as business and economics, medical and health, news and world affairs, science, education, technology, humanities, social sciences, psychology, literature, law, and women's studies. Content includes over 19,000 periodical titles as well as thousands of dissertations, newspapers, working papers, case studies, market and industry reports, and videos.

Research Library

(ProQuest) - A general reference database that covers a broad range of subjects, from business and political science to literature and psychology. 

ReVIEW

(Design Research Publications) - Provides access to full-text nineteenth and early twentieth century art journals. ReVIEW is a project from Art History Research net (AHR net) to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

U.S. History (Gale In Context)

(GALE) - Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a portal environment.

Web of Science Core Collection

(Clarivate Analytics) - Web of Science Core Collection provides indexed and searchable cited references from scholarly journals, books, conference proceedings and open access articles in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.  The library has access to Science Citation, 1999-present; Social Sciences, 2014-present; Arts & Humanities, 2014-present; and Emerging Sources, 2015-present. 

Women's Studies International

(EBSCO) - Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 586,600 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.

World History (Gale In Context)

(GALE) - Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history. Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a portal environment.

Writer’s Guide to Government Information

(UMassD) - A reference work in blog format for assisting fiction writers/editors with fact checking and adding realism to stories. Originally created by Daniel Cornwall, it is now maintained and developed UMassD librarian Kari Mofford.

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