Fine Arts Databases

Major Databases
Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Includes play criticisms and information on playrights and movements in world theater
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!
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Additional Databases
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
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
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
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
Galleries, theory and criticism, and art links
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 links and previews
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
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
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