Fine Arts Databases

Primary Databases

Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Includes play criticisms and information on playrights and movements in world theater

JSTOR
Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial

Naxos Jazz Library
Hundreds of Jazz CDs available online. Get the Naxos Jazz mobile app!

Naxos Music Library
Thousands of classical and world music tracks available online. Get the Naxos Music mobile app!

PowerSearch
Search 44 scholarly databases at once! see more...

Additional Databases

CAMIO
Art Museum Images Online

Credo Reference - Art
Fulltext Reference articles, plus video, audio, and images

Credo Reference - National Gallery
Search the National Gallery Museum and other collections for art images

Credo Reference - Music
Fulltext Reference articles, plus video, audio, and images

Discovery Education
Downloadable educational videos from sources like PBS & Clearvue. See our tutorial | See login information

Ebrary eBook Collection
Our largest collection of eBooks! Get the Ebrary mobile app!

Ebsco eBook Collection
Over 100,000 fulltext ebooks covering all areas. See how to download Ebsco eBooks

Encyclopedia Britannica
Information on every topic imaginable

Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! see our How-To Guide for this database

Literature Resource Center
Fulltext access to critical analyses of plays as well as playwright bios and more

OAIster
Digital resources, images, audio, and artworks

Oxford Reference Online - Art & Architecture
Fulltext reference books in art and architecture

Oxford Reference Online - Music
Fulltext reference books in music

Oxford Reference Online - Performing Arts
Fulltext reference books in theatre, dance

eJournals

Ceramics Monthly
Monthly journal with relevant, informed content on contemporary ceramic art. See login information

Journal of Interior Design
Fulltext journal available from 1997-present

Metropolis
Archives from 2003-present

PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art
Archives from 2002-present

School Arts
National magazine for educators in the visual arts

Web Resources and Professional Organizations

Aisle Say
Theater Reviews and information

All Music Guide
Comprehensive entertainment information

The American Museum of Photography
Virtual museum of photography

American Variety Stage
Scripts, playbills, and pictures of vaudeville and variety entertainment from 1870-1920

Art History Resources
Excellent collection of links to many areas and genres of art

Art Museum Network
Explore museums and exhibitions worldwide

Artchive
Galleries, theory and criticism, and art links

Artcyclopedia
Encyclopedia of artists and art museums worldwide

ArtLex: Dictionary of Visual Art
Definitions, images, quotes, and links

Back Stage
Online Performing Arts Resource site

Broadway.com
Broadway links and previews

Ceolas
Celtic music on the Internet

Documentary Films
Free documentaries films from snagfilms

Google Art Project
Take a virtual tour of major museums from around the world

Hymnals of the Stone-Campbell Movement
Digitized hymnals of the Stone-Campbell Movement

Internet Broadway Database
Cast information, production data, and interviews from Broadway theater

Marcel Duchamp home page
Marcel Duchamp World Community webpage, including links and discussion board

MoMA
Museum of Modern Art Online

Mother of All Art History Links
Links to art and art history websites

Movie Review Query Engine
Search for reviews for over 37,000 movie titles

MovieClips
The largest collection of officially-licensed movie scenes

Mozart Project
Life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

National Gallery of Art Teaching Resources
Classroom activities, lesson plans, and in-depth study resources.

National Jukebox
The Library of Congress makes their audio archives available online

New Advent
In-depth information on philosophers and church history

Playbill OnLine
Theatre news from the U.S. and around the world

Recorded Sound Reference Center
Motion picture audio clips from the Library of Congress

Siskel Film Center in Chicago
Part of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Tennessee Arts Commission
Grants, resources, program info for arts in Tennessee

Tennessee Performing Arts Resources
Links and resources supporting the performing arts

Timeline of Art History
Geographical and chronological context for the history of art

Toastmasters International
Valuable resource for public speakers of all types