Library Databases By Subject

Art/Architecture

  • Films on Demand

    Films on Demand is a web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos 24/7. Access is provided to more than 238,500 video clips and 15,500 full-length videos. Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, create and share playlists, personalize folders, and manage their entire collection through a robust administrative reporting system. Films on Demand delivers outstanding digital video ideal for students and faculty through online catalogs, distance-learning courses, and learning management systems.

  • Art & Architecture Complete

    Indexing and abstracts of more than 730 periodicals for the study of art and architecture. Provides full text coverage of more than 330 periodicals and 215 books. Image collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk.

  • ARTstor

    The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

  • CAMIO

    A catalog of about 95,000 art images that are rights-cleared for educational use.

  • Academic OneFile

    Search more than 7,300 full text journals. Indexes more than 14,000 periodicals including more than 9,000 peer-reviewed journals.

  • Academic Search Premier

    Search more than 6,100 full-text journals. Abstracting and indexing for more than 13,800 journals, including 12,200 that are peer-reviewed.

  • Bibliography of the History of Art

    The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) is made freely available by the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute. The BHA database covers 1990 to 2007, and it is combined with the International Bibliography of Art which covers 2008 and part of 2009.

  • Callimachus

    Callimachus supports the teaching, learning, and research activities of the member institutions of SCELC. This database includes open access to the digital deposits of these institutions. Access to Callimachus is freely available to the public, encouraging use of the materials by researchers to enhance education and scholarship.

  • Getty Research Portal

    Access digitized art history publications, rare books, and related literature.

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective

    Index of important journals in the humanities and social sciences. Coverage from 1907 to 1984.

  • JSTOR

    The JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, & XIII Collections provide perpetual archival access to the complete back runs of hundreds of electronic full text journals. However, up to the last three to five years of the issues may not be not included.

  • MLA International Bibliography

    The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present.

  • Project Muse

    Project Muse provides access to full-text articles from current and archival articles from 350+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more.

  • ProQuest Research Library

    Searchable database of over 6,000 periodical titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Over 4,600 periodicals are full text.

  • Reference Universe

    Reference Universe is a great place to begin your research. The database searches the indexes of more than 40,000 electronic and print reference works (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.), and it provides links to the full text or to bibliographic citations of articles in these reference works. Essentially this database is an index to the articles in books and ebooks which the Biola Library owns or to which it subscribes.

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