Databases by Department: Arts and Humanities

Top TC databases:

  • ABC-CLIO EBook Collection 
  • Academic Search Premier 
  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database 
  • Ebook Central (searchable, under All Subjects, by Fine Arts; History (General) and History of Europe; Language and Literature; Music and Books on Music; Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, etc., and various sub-topics, and by author, title, and other criteria)
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost 
  • Education Full Text
  • Education Research Complete
  • Fine Arts & Music Collection 
  • Gender Studies Collection 
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences 
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) 
  • National Council of Teachers of English Journals 
  • SAGE Premier
  • Taylor & Francis Journals 
  • TeachingBooks 
  • Virtual Reference Library 

Top Columbia Databases:

  • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)
  • America: History and Life  with Full Text
  • Art and Architecture Source
  • Art Index Retrospective 
  • ARTbibliographies Modern
  • ARTstor
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Plus
  • BHA and RILA (formerly Bibliography of the History of Arts and Répertoire International de la Littérature de l'Art)
  • Classical Music Library
  • Columbia University Image Bank
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • Encyclopedia of Education
  • Encyclopedia of Language and Education
  • Essay & General Literature Index
  • Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning
  • Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts
  • Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective
  • Humanities Full Text
  • International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
  • International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP)
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
  • Literature Online (LION)
  • MLA Bibliography
  • Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online)
  • Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online)
  • Philosopher’s Index
  • Primary Documents in American History
  • Professional Development Collection
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online
  • Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online
  • Social Sciences Full Text
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • Twayne’s Authors Series
  • Web of Science (comprises Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and other databases)
  • Wiley Online Library (see research handbooks and companions for subjects listed under Art & Applied, Humanities, and other major categories)