Key databases

These are some of the most relevant databases for your subject. They make a good starting point in searching for journal articles and book references.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Find articles from academic journals as well as magazines. Covers all subject areas.

  • Art Full Text
    Find articles from academic journals and magazines on fine, decorative and commercial art.

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    Part of the Web of Science Core Collection. Indexes books and journal articles in the Arts & Humanities. Select holdings to link to our catalogue records.

  • Cambridge Companions Online
    Access all the Cambridge Companions, from Abelard to Zola. Browse the list, or search by topic.

  • Cambridge Journals Digital Archive
    Search all journals published by Cambridge University Press. Full text articles from journals we subscribe to.

  • Communication and Mass Media Complete
    Covers all aspects of communications and media; including print, radio, television and digital media.

  • Humanities International Complete
    Find journal articles and book references on all aspects of the humanities. The most recent years are not in full text.

    A digital archive of journals, often starting with the very first issues. Subjects covered include African American Studies, Asian Studies, Language and Literature.

  • Oxford Journals Archive
    Search all journals published by Oxford University Press. Full text access to journals we subscribe to.

  • Project Muse Humanities Collection
    Contains a range of literature and theatre journals. Search by journal title or topic.

  • Taylor and Francis Online Journals
    Search all journals published by Taylor & Francis. Full text access to journals we subscribe to.

  • The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory
    Bibliography of published work, recording significant debates and issues of interest across a broad range of research in the humanities and social sciences.

  • The Year's Work in English Studies
    Bibliographical review of scholarly work on English language and literatures written in English.

  • Zetoc
    The British Library's Electronic Table of Contents (ETOC) indexes journal articles and conference proceedings from 1993 onwards. Covers all subject areas.
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