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Resources for academic research

AZ State Library journals Choose Academic Search Complete or Humanities International Complete.  more

OAIster  Search engine for books and journals through WorldCat. Create an  account to save search data.

JSTOR Access to free journals  Search and view articles from journals prior to 1923 in the US. more

Google Scholar Search academic articles and books. more

Google Books  Search full-text books on any topic. Use AICLife sign-in to save data. more

Directory of Open Access Journals  Search full-access online journals.

Directory of Open Access Books  Search full-access online books.


Victorian Web Political & social history, authors, economic context, visual arts and philosophy of Victorians.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook  Pages on Medieval, Byzantine, African, Asian, etc. Sponsored by Fordham University.


Open Source Shakespeare  Searchable database of Shakespeare's works, both plays and poems.

Internet Shakespeare His works, info on his life and times, database of performance history of his plays.

LiTgloss  World literature in the original languages with helps for English-speaking students.

Playwrights and Modern Theater Plays  Searchable database of plays and writers.

NINES  19th Century Scholarship online A digitization project of the work of 19th Century scholars.

Conference on Christianity & Literature  Resources and journal for Christians in the field of literature.

Visual Arts

Art Cyclopedia Searchable database of visual art; search by artist, medium, subject, nationality.

Cultural Policy and the Arts  National Data Archive research guides & databases in arts and literature, sponsored by Princeton University.

Global Gateway  Library of Congress international links to texts and visual art.

Performing Arts & Media

Digital Librarian  Guide to the performing arts, a list of web links.

Center for Media Literacy  Articles and training in understanding today's media philosophy.

Internet Archive  Digital library of media and texts.

Writing & Journalism

American Rhetoric  Speech bank, classical and Christian rhetoric.

Excellence in Journalism  Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism site with news & info.

State of the News Media  An annual evaluative report on U.S. journalism, including newspapers, online, network, cable, etc.


Society for American Music  Links to sites of all music genres, including ensemble, classical, sacred, dramatic.
American Musicological Society  Links to sites for early music, ethnic music, music therapy, instruments, theory, etc.