Arts and Communication

Art Full Text [1984-    ]  (for off campus access click here) Offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications. Also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
Art Index Retrospective [1929-1984] (for off campus access click here) Provides access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.
International Bibliography of Theater & Dance (for off campus access click here) Provides full text of journal articles on all aspects of theater and performance, plus indexing for books, book articles and dissertation abstracts.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (for off campus access click here)
An international bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. RILM provides a broad, international coverage and concise abstracts. All scholarly works are indexed (articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, films and videos, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, reviews, etc.). Concert reviews, recording notes, pedagogical manuals, etc. are indexed if they are of scholarly interest.
Tip: Many of these articles are in foreign languages, and you can select Advanced Search to limit your results to English language materials.
OhioLINK Music Center An online streaming music database of international works in these genres: classical, contemporary jazz, world and Chinese music, and spoken word. The 78,000+ tracks, 21,000+ works can be searched or browsed by track, title, performer, album, composer and date of composition. Flash player is required.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (for off campus access click here) Offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for nearly 200 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable citations from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated controlled vocabulary and comprehensive reference browsing.
Film & Television Literature Index (for off campus access click here) A comprehensive bibliographic and full text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews. The database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 270 publications (and selected coverage of more than 300), as well as full text for more than 70 journals and nearly 50 books.
Arts & Humanities Index (Web of Science) (for off campus access click here)
Multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. In addition to searching by author, title keywords, subject terms and author addresses, you can also search by the specific references and works (e.g., art works, musical scores, books) that the indexed articles cite. Links to Cited References and Times Cites (with links to the citing article if it is included in the database) are available in each record. A&HCI covers over 1,700 core journals plus selected articles from social science and scientific publications that are relevant to arts and humanities topics. Topics include Archaeology, Linguistics, Architecture, Literary Reviews, Art, Literature, Asian Studies, Music, Classics, Philosophy, Dance, Poetry, Folklore, Radio, Television, Film, History, Religion, Language and Theatre.
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Scholarly and Reference e-Books:
EBSCO eBook Collection (for off campus access click here)