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Primary Humanities (General) Databases & Article Indexes

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ARTstor
The ARTstor collection includes approximately 500,000 images of works of art, architecture and archaeology along with the necessary software to view the images, create personal groups of images and cr...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Help - technical help
    Help - general index
    Browse Penn collections in ArtStor
    Search ArtStor

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British Humanities Index: BHI
- from CSA Databases
An abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities, BHI indexes over 320 humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as qual...   [more]
Holdings: coverage begins in 1962-

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Important Humanities (General) Databases & Article Indexes

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Broad collection of fulltext scholarly journals and related periodicals in all scholarly disciplines. Includes bibliographic citations, indexing and abstracting for more than 8,000 periodicals. A comp...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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Alternative Press Index
Also Known as: Altpress Index
Indexes over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Includes selected abstracts from research journals. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1991 to present

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American Periodicals Series Online 1740-1900
Also Known as: APS Online
Includes digitized images of the pages of 1,100 American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine...   [more]
Holdings: 1740-1900

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AP Photo Archive
Also Known as: AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive, AP Images
Image and Graphics Databases only available on this subscription. Contains over one million Associated Press photographs (with searchable captions) in two collections, downloadable as JPEG (jpg) image...   [more]
Holdings: Photos: 1826 to present. Graphics: 1999 to present. Audio files: 1920s to present.
Supplemental URLs
    new interface coming July 1, 2017

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Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature
Also Known as: ACLL
A full-text database of the corpus of Latin literature produced in Celtic-speaking Europe from the period 400-1200 A.D., spanning the fields of theology, liturgy, computistics, grammar, hagiography, p...   [more]

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Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries (2012)
The following standards were developed by the Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee of ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries), based on the 2001 National Association of Social Workers Stan...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Empire online
Manuscript and printed materials pertaining to the history of colonialism, 1492-1962. Primarily British. ...   [more]
    record

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Gale Primary Sources
Also Known as: Artemis Primary Sources
From Gale Primary Resources. Artemis provides an interface to cross search a growing number of primary resource databases. Searching for term frequency, and term clustering, visualizations, as well as...   [more]

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Global Books in Print
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Holdings: Updated weekly.

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JSTOR
JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text, making searching poss...   [more]
Holdings: active
Embargo: 195 month embargo on full-text
Supplemental URLs
    JSTOR Title List (by title)
    JSTOR Advanced Search
    JSTOR Printing Help
    JSTOR Title List (by discipline)
    JSTOR on Mobile devices

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Knowledge Unlatched
Knowledge Unlatched works with libraries and centers from around the world to create a sustainable publishing model for specialized scholarly texts in the humanities and social sciences. As of 2014 th...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Library of Latin Texts LLT-B
Serves as a supplement to LLT-A and gathers Latin texts of all genres and periods, such as chronicles, medieval saints lives and travel narratives, legal texts, and theological, philosophical and sci...   [more]

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Media History Digital Library
Archive of classic media periodicals covering the histories of cinema, broadcasting and sound, scanned and hosted by the Internet Archive. Features runs of trade papers and fan magazines. Hollywood S...   [more]
Holdings: 1903-1995
Unrestricted Access

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NDB ADB Deutsche Biographie
Also Known as: Neue Deutsche Biographie
The online version of the Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB) (23 volumes Aachen to Schwarz) and the Allgemeinen Deutschen Biographie (ADB) (56 volumes 1875-1912) together providing biographical entrie...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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New York Times (1851-2012), ProQuest Historical Newspapers
- from Proquest Historical Newspapers
Full-text of the New York Times. News, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements are all searchable and avail...   [more]
Holdings: 1851-2011

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    LN Academic becomes Nexis Uni transition
    LexisNexis Academic (old interface)

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OAPEN Library
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access b...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Oxford Handbooks Online: Literature
Includes all Oxford handbooks in Literature, searchable online across volumes and topics, both as complete works or as individual chapters. ...   [more]

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PAIS International
Also Known as: Public Affairs Information Service, PAIS Archive
- from CSA Databases
Bibliographic citations (1915-) with indexing on contemporary public affairs and policy issues worldwide related to a wide range of topics: agriculture, banking, finance, business, demographics, educa...   [more]
Holdings: 1915-
Supplemental URLs
    Journal List (OCLC PAIS via Internet Archive)
    Broad Topics Classification (OCLC PAIS via Internet Archive)

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PEP-Web Archive
Also Known as: PEP web archive
Searchable fulltext of Freud's complete works (German and English), books by Bion, Bowlby, Ernest Jones, Melanie Klein, Donald Meltzer, D.W. Winnicott and other psychoanalysts. Includes compete runs (...   [more]

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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PERSEE
This is a documentary portal of French social and human science journals, created by the education nationale. Users must register before accessing this resource. Provides partial fulltext for Annale...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Project Muse
Also Known as: Muse
Project Muse provides full text access to articles from over 300 scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, social sciences and sciences. Coverage begins in 1995 or more recently and in most cases c...   [more]

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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Readers' Guide Retrospective
Also Known as: readers guide, reader's guide, wilson
Provides comprehensive indexing of the popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States, such as Time, Newsweek, New Republic, National Review, ...   [more]

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Times Digital Archive (1785-2009)
Also Known as: Times Digital Archive, London Times, Times of London
- from Gale Primary Sources - Newspapers
The archive allows key word searching of articles appearing in the Times of London from 1785-2009. Click on "Home" and then "News Vault" to search all historical newspapers hosted by Gale Cengage and ...   [more]
Holdings: 1785-2009

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Related Humanities (General) Databases & Article Indexes

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Bibliography Of Ugaritic Grammar And Biblical Hebrew Grammar In The Twentieth Century (Mark S. Smith)
Oriental Institute Reaserach Archives, University of Chicago...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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CLASE - Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
CLASE is a social sciences and humanities database created in 1975 at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). It contains more than 200,000 citations to articles, essays, book reviews, sta...   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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Newspapers of the French Revolution of 1848
- from Archives Unbound
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Provencal Database
The PhiloLogic implementation of the Provengal Database is based on data provided by Professor Akehurst at the University of Minnesota.

The Project for American and French Research on the Treasu...   [more]

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