Comprehensive scholarly multi-disciplinary full-text database. Includes over 5,500 full-text periodicals and indexing/abstracting for over 9,500 journals. Covers science, social sciences, mathematics, engineering, and many other subjects.
African American Music Reference offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
An international initiative to build an online library of full-text scholarly resources from and about Africa, Aluka includes archival documents, books, ecological data, periodicals, reports, maps, and oral histories.
More than 3.5 million historical and contemporary news photographs with thousands more added daily. In addition, the collection includes over 100,000 graphics, containing logos, graphs, maps, and timelines, as well as audio clips and news stories.
Citations, abstracts, and selected full-text for articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Includes selected full-text. Abstracts, 1994+; full-text, 1997+.
1000 full-text journals and 100 full-text books covering a range of subjects, including substance abuse counseling, forensics, criminal justice, biotechnology, health information technology, robotics, graphic arts, interior design, and others.
Black Studies Center is a digital core collection of primary and secondary sources in arts, history, literature, politics, and religion that record and illuminate the Black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times.
An innovative online literary and arts journal, Blackbird features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and the arts -- as well as interviews with writers and artists. Sponsored by the VCU Department of English and New Virginia Review, Inc.
Full-run coverage of more than 300 British journals relating to literature and the arts published from the 1680s to the 1930s. Provides access to almost 3 million pages with high resolution facsimile images.
From the ancient Greek modes to modern compositions, Classical Music Reference Library offers comprehensive coverage of all classical genres, spanning music from the Medieval period to the 21st century.
Search for citations in the New York Public Library's extensive collection of dance materials. To limit your search, select Dance Research Collection, one of the lowermost options, from the drop-down menu.
Full text reference guide for those working in quality control, economics, probability and statistics as well as for those applying statistical methods in any discipline. Updated annually, with revisions and new articles added quarterly.
Citations to essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.
This collection indexes Film Index International, the American Film Institute Catalog, and the International Index to Film Periodicals. Searches can be conducted across all three or limited to specific resource.
More than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
Providing full text of hundreds of journal articles, books and other published resources from around the world, Humanities International Complete (HIC) includes all data from the Humanities International Index.
With works ranging from apostolic times to the 16th century, the Index of Christian Art documents art found in a broadly-defined Christian context. This expansive archive contains images and full-text records.
International Bibliography of Art, the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), covers European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945.
Portal to resources including a bibliography of citations for books, articles, and essays on all aspects of medieval and Renaissance life. Also includes a directory of scholars, Iter Italicum, a collection of Capito letters, and more.
Luminarium, featuring extensive background information on authors and selected full texts of their works, transforms the study of early English literature into a multimedia experience. Links to critical essays, art works, and music sound clips.
Collection of over 4,500 innovative materials and processes. Resource for designers of all disciplines - industrial, furniture, packaging, graphics, fashion, interior design, landscape architecture, and transportation.
Citations to the international literature on all aspects of music. Includes more than one million records from 650 music periodicals. Indexes book reviews, reviews of recordings, tapes, and performances, and notes first performances and obituaries.
Music Online provides the most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. Integrated searching by ensemble, genre, historical events and more provides in-depth context for music history.
Digital archive of primary source collections from the "long" 19th century. Includes monographs, newspapers, manuscripts, diaries, letters, maps, statistics and more. Offers annotation and tagging tools.
Index to English language oral histories publicly available on the Web and/or held by repositories and archives around the world. Includes interview level records if possible, and links to multi-media if available.
Citation management tool for storing and managing references; creating bibliographies. Supports most citation styles. Requires an individual account set up from a VCU Libraries link. Available to VCU and MCVH-VCU email account holders.
TOCS-IN provides tables of contents for select Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion print journals. Covers the archaeology, architecture, art, culture, history, literature, and religion of ancient Greece and Rome. Some pre-1992 content.
Documents the entire spectrum of underground and independent North American and European comics and graphic novels. Includes over 75,000 pages of original material from the 1950s to today, along with interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism.
Image-rich primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history. It presents a portrait of its era through photographs, articles, and advertisements. Contains every page of Vogue Magazine from 1892 to the present.
Voice of the Shuttle, established in 1994, provides a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources for a wide range of academic disciplines in the humanities -- and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact
Focusing on the areas and intersections of fashion, style, and commerce, WGSN provides a global view on trends in design. Its archive contains more than 5 million images from the runways, the street, retail outlets, and design sketches.