Disciplines & Professions: Arts & Humanities General
Academic Info's Humanities Gateway
Humanities section of collegiate-level research searchable by keyword or subject index.
Open Directory's Arts Directory
Contains a varied subject index, including individual links to topics such as body art, animation, and native and tribal, in addition to typical categories such as dance and literature.
Research and Documentation Online: Humanities
Guide to finding and documenting sources in this discipline.
Search Engine Guide's Arts Links
Subcategorized by architecture, artists, crafts, humanities, performing arts, and photography.
Voice of the Shuttle
Web page for humanities research maintained by a professor at University of California at Santa Barbara. Contains links to the usual humanities studies, as well as the less usual, such as "postindustrial business theory" and "cyberculture."
Yahoo!'s Humanities Directory
Directs you to 18 subject categories of humanities disciplines, journals, institutes, chats and forums, and other Web directories.
Yahoo!'s Arts Directory
Keyword search directs you to categories and individual sites. Also searchable by region and large subject category index.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science—Institute for Scientific Information)
A multidisciplinary database that contains sources from 1975 to the present. Contains over 2 million entries from over 1,000 of the leading arts and humanities journals. Allows user to easily limit search to a specific time-frame.
FRANCIS (INIST-CNRS, available through SilverPlatter)
Emphasis is mostly on social science and humanities sources, but also includes law, heath, and technology. Entries from 1984 to present from over 3,500 journals. Indexes books, periodicals, theses, and reports. Most include citations and abstracts.
Humanities Abstracts (Wilson, available through OCLC FirstSearch)
This database includes abstracts of book reviews, original fiction, articles, and play reviews. Contains sources covering all humanities-related topics. Over 400,000 entries from 1984 to present, with abstracts from 1994 to present.
Library of Congress Databases and E-resources
Contains over 200 databases that include print journals, magazines, books, manuals, and other materials. Available at http://www.loc.gov/rr/ElectronicResources/
The American Humanities Index. Albany: Whitston, 1974-.
Indexes English language humanities journals and periodicals. Organizes entries alphabetically by author's last name and type of work. Limits entries to articles from American publications.
Blazek, Ron, and Elizabeth Aversa. The Humanities: A Selective Guide to Information Sources. 5th ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 2000.
List of reference sources for various humanities areas. Sources are organized by discipline and type of reference work. Includes an author/title index and a subject/keyword index. All entries are annotated.
British Humanities Index. London: Bowker-Saur, 1962-.
Provides abstracts and bibliographic information on articles covering all humanities disciplines. Indexes only journals and newspapers from Britain.
Humanities Index. New York: Wilson, 1974-.
Indexes English language periodicals. Covers all areas of the humanities including archaeology, classical studies, history, folklore, language, and literature, religion and more. Entries appear by author, name, and subject, and are listed alphabetically. Published 4 times a year.