Humanities

Hispanic American Periodicals Index - HAPI

(UCLA Latin American Center) - The Hispanic American Periodicals Index includes articles on subjects relating to Hispanics in the United States and Latin American subjects. Coverage begins in 1970. Also consider using the Handbook of Latin American Studies from the Library of Congress.

Historical Abstracts

(EBSCO) - Historical Abstracts provides in depth coverage to a large number of journal articles in modern history, which it defines as since 1450. It covers all area of the world except the United States and Canada, which are covered by America History and Life. Coverage begins in 1954. Abstracts are provided for most citations.

Humanities Abstracts

(EBSCO/Wilson) - Humanities Index is the basic periodical index in the humanities, including literature, history, archaeology, gender studies, and philosophy. It indexes the content of about 300 journals, mostly in English. The electronic version begins in 1984; older articles must be searched in the paper index in the library.

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, athberggren@umassd.edu.

InfoTrac Searchbank databases

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - Health, business, reference, academic and general interest indexes and FULL-TEXT articles.

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, architectural history. 

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text

(ProQuest) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes half a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal. IIPA covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.

Iter Gateway

(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, education, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, anthropology, Asian studies, economics, population studies, sociology and botany and ecology. The journals can be browsed by journal issue or searchedby keywords, topics, titles, authors and dates. The journals included in JSTOR are also listed in and linked from the Journals, Magazines & Newspapers in Our Library.

Literature Criticism Online

(GALE/Cengage) LCO is database containing eight  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,  Dictionary of Literary Biography,  Drama Criticism,  Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism,  Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Massachusetts History Online

(Gale/InfoTrac) Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to Massachusetts history. (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System).

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 an authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources.. Through a single gateway users can access—and simultaneously cross-search—an expanding range of Oxford’s art reference works: Grove Art Online, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Oxford Companion to Western Art, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.

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.

POPLINE

(K4Health) POPLINE is a "comprehensive collection of population, family planning and related reproductive health and development literature. An international resource, POPLINE helps program managers, policy makers, and service providers in low- and middle-income countries and in development-supportive agencies and organizations gain access to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished documents".

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 with over 12,665 titles, with over 9,745 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more".

ProQuest Military Collection

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

ProQuest Research Library

(ProQuest) - "Covers a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests".

ReView

(DesignInForm) - provides access to Full-text nineteenth and early twentieth century art journals. ReView is an project 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 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.

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 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.

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