List of HSU Databases
Art, Design, & Art History

(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
Humanities Source (EBSCO) Full Text Offers worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought through full text articles, original works, interviews, book and performance reviews and more, covering all aspects of the humanities including art, communications, history, literature, music, dance and the performing arts, literary and social criticism, philosophy, religion, and many other topics. Remote access with University network account.
Oxford/Grove Art Online (Direct) Full Text. The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of visual art. It contains the full text of the Dictionary of Art and over 6,000 images. Also includes the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, providing critical thought on art, culture and society.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Credo Reference (Direct) Full text. Find authoritative answers fast in searchable content from almost 300 reference works covering a broad range of subjects.
JSTOR (Direct) Full text. An archive of back issues of scholarly journals in the disciplines of the arts, sciences, humanities, business, and mathematics. No current issues.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
ART from the Digital Librarian (Web) A librarianís choice of the best websites for art images and art finding aids. Includes links to art repositories and archives, museum and gallery sites, artistsí websites, photography sites, university collections, online art journals, artistsí biographies, and art history resources from all over the world.
Flickr with Creative Commons (Web) A photography website that allows people to share their photo images with the world. Many users offer their work under a Creative Commons license, which allows others to copy, display, and build upon their work with attribution consistent with the rules of copyright. Look for the Creative Commons license icons to determine how you may use the images from Flickr.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
updated 20130711