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Arts and Literature

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  • Cambridge Histories Online (Reference articles)
    • An authoritative full text collection of historical scholarship in several different academic subjects. Includes over 260 volumes published since 1960 by Cambridge University Press.
    • More Info: About Cambridge Histories OnlineEndNote Import: Cambridge Histories-CC
  • Carleton Digital Collections (Images, Historical documents, Journal articles - full text)
    • A local digital collection of Carleton publications and images from Carleton's Visual Resources Collection, the Carleton Archives, and teaching collections from Carleton faculty.
  • Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China (antiquity to 19th century China • Literary texts, Historical documents)
    • A full-text, digitized version of the Complete Classics Collection, which includes all of the most important classics of ancient China through the Qing Dynasty. The database is in Chinese - you will need to have Traditional Chinese fonts installed on your computer to use this.
    • More Info: About the Complete Classics Collection of Ancient ChinaEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • Credo Reference (Reference articles, Images, Biographies)
    • General reference and resource discovery tool that provides access to hundreds of subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical information, images, bibliographies, and links to journal articles, books, and online sources.
    • More Info: Credo Reference HelpEndNote Import: Credo Reference-CC
  • Current Contents Connect (1998 - current • Journal articles - citations)
    • The contents of scholarly journals in: Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Life Sciences; Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Arts & Humanities.
    • More Info: Current Contents Connect TutorialEndNote Import: Current Contents Connect-CC
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (varies • Abstracts, Journal articles - full text)
  • Google Scholar (Journal articles - citations)
    • Broadly inclusive search engine for scholarly literature.
    • More Info: About Google ScholarEndNote Import: Direct Export
  • International Medieval Bibliography (1967 - current • Journal articles - citations)
  • Periodicals Archive Online (Coverage varies by journal: Eighteenth century - current • Journal articles - full text)
  • Project Muse (Journal articles - full text)
  • Statista (Statistics)
    • A statistics portal integrating over 60,000 topics of data and facts from over 10,000 sources onto a single professional platform, categorized into over 20 market sectors.
    • More Info: Statista Help & FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
  • Web of Science (1898 - current • Journal articles - citations)
    • Access to and cross-searching for Science Citation Index Expanded, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
    • More Info: About Web of ScienceEndNote Import: Web of Science (ISI)-CC
  • Arabic

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Brill Online (Reference articles)
      • Selection of authoritative subject encyclopedias including Encyclopedia of Islam (2nd and 3rd editions), Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, and Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Oxford Bibliographies (Reference articles)
      • Authoritative, up-to-date bibliographies for starting research in several different fields. Currently available fields include: Anthropology, Atlantic History, Art History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Cinema and Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Hinduism, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, and Victorian Literature.
      • More Info: Oxford Bibliographies Online User's GuideEndNote Import: Oxford Bibliographies Online-CC

    Art History

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Aluka (Images, Historical documents, Journal articles - full text, Government records)
      • An online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa. Includes three content areas: African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, African Plants, and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.
      • More Info: About Aluka, Aluka HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Art Full Text (1984 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1984 to the present in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. Includes abstracts for content from 1994 to the present, full text for select content from 1997 to the present. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Retrospective for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art Full TextEndNote Import: Art Full Text-CC
    • Art Retrospective (1929 - 1984 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1929 to 1984 in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Full Text for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art RetrospectiveEndNote Import: Art Retrospective-CC
    • ARTbibliographies Modern (1974 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Covers journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art
      • More Info: About ARTbibliographies ModernEndNote Import: Direct EndNote Export
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Available through the Web of Knowledge. Access to current and retrospective arts and humanities information. Provides cited reference searching that allows you to track citations to and from the secondary literature. Also includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities.
      • More Info: About Arts and Humanities Citation IndexEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC
    • ARTstor (Images)
      • A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data. It includes access to a collection of images from Carleton's slide library.
      • More Info: About ARTstor, ARTstor tutorials on YouTubeEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1934-current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Index of journal articles on architecture and design, including the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration.
      • More Info: About Avery Index to Architectural PeriodicalsEndNote Import: Avery Index-CC
    • Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) (late antiquity to 2009 • Journal articles - citations)
    • Bridgeman Education (antiquity - present • Images)
    • Brill Online (Reference articles)
      • Selection of authoritative subject encyclopedias including Encyclopedia of Islam (2nd and 3rd editions), Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, and Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (Images)
      • More than 95,000 art images—photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture—plus audio, video and mixed media, all rights-cleared for educational use.
        ELM An ELM Database
      • More Info: CAMIO HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index (1973 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals. Covers ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer-aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.
      • More Info: About DAAIEndNote Import: DAAI-CC
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Oxford Art Online (prehistory to the present • Images, Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive art reference that covers all the visual arts. Includes the Grove Dictionary of Art as well as The Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Also includes thousands of images linked to appropriate entries in the reference resources.
      • More Info: Oxford Art Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Art Online-CC
    • Oxford Bibliographies (Reference articles)
      • Authoritative, up-to-date bibliographies for starting research in several different fields. Currently available fields include: Anthropology, Atlantic History, Art History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Cinema and Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Hinduism, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, and Victorian Literature.
      • More Info: Oxford Bibliographies Online User's GuideEndNote Import: Oxford Bibliographies Online-CC
    • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (1885 - current • Reference articles)

    Cinema and Media Studies

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Archives Unbound (1907-1927 • Historical documents)
    • Art Full Text (1984 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1984 to the present in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. Includes abstracts for content from 1994 to the present, full text for select content from 1997 to the present. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Retrospective for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art Full TextEndNote Import: Art Full Text-CC
    • Art Retrospective (1929 - 1984 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1929 to 1984 in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Full Text for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art RetrospectiveEndNote Import: Art Retrospective-CC
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Available through the Web of Knowledge. Access to current and retrospective arts and humanities information. Provides cited reference searching that allows you to track citations to and from the secondary literature. Also includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities.
      • More Info: About Arts and Humanities Citation IndexEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (1880 - 2000 • Journal articles - full text)
      • An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. Contains full text of two dozen important trade and popular magazines.
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    • FIAF Index to Film Periodicals Plus (Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • Citations of articles on film and television from more than 345 publications. Also includes full text from 51 publications.

        Note: Even though this database includes periodicals dating back to 1932, you can only search 1972 to the present (I know, it's dumb.) To search prior to 1972, search Periodicals Index Online.

      • More Info: About FIAF Index to Film Periodicals PlusEndNote Import: FIAF Index-CC
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • MLA International Bibliography (1926 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
      • More Info: About MLA International BibliographyEndNote Import: MLA International Bibliography-CC
    • Oxford Bibliographies (Reference articles)
      • Authoritative, up-to-date bibliographies for starting research in several different fields. Currently available fields include: Anthropology, Atlantic History, Art History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Cinema and Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Hinduism, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, and Victorian Literature.
      • More Info: Oxford Bibliographies Online User's GuideEndNote Import: Oxford Bibliographies Online-CC

    Classics

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Année Philologique (1949 - 2004 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Covers articles about Greco-Roman archaeology, history, law, linguistics and literature, philosophy, and science and technology from the 2nd millennium BCE to 800 CE.
      • More Info: About L'Année philologiqueEndNote Import: Annee Philologique-CC (save data using RIS Format)
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Nestor (1957 - 2001 • Journal articles - citations)
      • An international bibliography of Aegean studies, Homeric society, Indo-European linguistics, and related fields.
      • More Info: About NestorEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Oxford Bibliographies (Reference articles)
      • Authoritative, up-to-date bibliographies for starting research in several different fields. Currently available fields include: Anthropology, Atlantic History, Art History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Cinema and Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Hinduism, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, and Victorian Literature.
      • More Info: Oxford Bibliographies Online User's GuideEndNote Import: Oxford Bibliographies Online-CC
    • Patrologia Latina Database (AD 200 - AD 1216 • Literary texts)
      • A complete electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865).
      • More Info: About Patrologia Latina DatabaseEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Perseus Digital Library (Historical documents, Literary texts)
      • A digital library of resources for the study of the humanities, including the Archaic and Classical Greek world, Latin texts and tools and Renaissance materials.
      • More Info: About Perseus ProjectEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (Literary texts)
      • Virtually all Greek texts surviving from the period between Homer (8th century B.C.) and A.D. 600 and the majority of surviving works up the fall of Byzantium in A.D. 1453.
      • More Info: About Thesaurus Linguae Graecae, Greek fontsEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (Literary texts)
      • Considered the most comprehensive source for Latin lexicography, includes full text of literary works, inscriptions, and other documentary evidence written in Latin from 400BCE to 600CE.
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    Dance

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Available through the Web of Knowledge. Access to current and retrospective arts and humanities information. Provides cited reference searching that allows you to track citations to and from the secondary literature. Also includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities.
      • More Info: About Arts and Humanities Citation IndexEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD) (1984 - current • Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • A fully indexed, cross-referenced, and annotated database of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: IBTD-CC

    English

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • British Literary Manuscripts Online (1120 - 1900)
      • Digital archive of manuscripts from approximately 1120 to 1900. Includes hundreds of thousands of pages of letters, poems, stories, plays, chronicles, religious writings, and other materials from authors such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Swift, Wilde, and many others.
      • More Info: Help Using British Literary Manuscripts OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • British Periodicals (1680 - 1930 • Literary texts, Journal articles - full text, Images)
      • Searchable full text and page images of hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th century to the early 20th. Also allows searching for cartoons, photographs, illustrations, and other images.
      • More Info: About British PeriodicalsEndNote Import: British Periodicals-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Digital Theatre Plus (Video)
      • Video recordings of contemporary British theater productions, including those by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (1701 - 1800 • Historical documents, Literary texts)
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Gale News Vault (1604 - current (varies by newspaper) • Newspaper articles - full text, Journal articles - full text)
      • Full-text, full-image articles, and cross-searching for
        • 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
        • 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
        • The Economist Historical Archive
        • Illustrated London News Historical Archive
        • The Times (London) Digital Archive
        • The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive
      • More Info: Gale News Vault HelpEndNote Import: Gale News Vault-CC
    • Harper's Weekly: 1857-1912 (1857-1912 • Journal articles - full text, Images)
      • A complete copy of every issue of Harper's Weekly from 1857 to 1912. Includes full-page images (including advertisements and cartoons), full-text searching, and page-by-page browsing.
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    • Illustrated London News Archive (1842 - 2003)
      • The complete run of the world’s first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, includes approximately 260,000 full-text searchable pages and more than 1.5 million high-quality color facsimile images.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Illustrated London News-CC
    • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD) (1984 - current • Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • A fully indexed, cross-referenced, and annotated database of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: IBTD-CC
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Nineteenth Century Collections Online (1801-1900)
    • Oxford Bibliographies (Reference articles)
      • Authoritative, up-to-date bibliographies for starting research in several different fields. Currently available fields include: Anthropology, Atlantic History, Art History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Cinema and Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Hinduism, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, and Victorian Literature.
      • More Info: Oxford Bibliographies Online User's GuideEndNote Import: Oxford Bibliographies Online-CC
    • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (1885 - current • Reference articles)
    • Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive (1902 - current (minus 5) • Journal articles - full text, Newspaper articles - full text)
      • A complete searchable copy of every issue of The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) from 1902 to the present (excluding the past five years). Includes full-color page images, multiple search indexes, and a cover gallery.
      • More Info: About the Times Literary Supplement Historical ArchiveEndNote Import: TLS Historical Archive-CC

    French

    • Academic Search Premier (Journal articles - full text)
    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Art Full Text (1984 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1984 to the present in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. Includes abstracts for content from 1994 to the present, full text for select content from 1997 to the present. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Retrospective for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art Full TextEndNote Import: Art Full Text-CC
    • Art Retrospective (1929 - 1984 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1929 to 1984 in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Full Text for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art RetrospectiveEndNote Import: Art Retrospective-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Historical Abstracts (1955 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A guide to the history of the world from prehistory to the present. Excludes the United States and Canada (use the America: History and Life on the Web database for U.S and Canadian history).
      • More Info: About Historical AbstractsEndNote Import: Historical Abstracts-CC
    • Humanities International Complete (Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • Full-text of journals, books and other sources from around the world in all aspects of the humanities.
      • More Info: About Humanities International CompleteEndNote Import: Humanities International Complete-CC
    • JSTOR [link for current Carleton faculty, staff, and students] (Journal articles - full text)
      • Electronic archive of important scholarly journal literature. The content is delivered as page images.
      • More Info: Carleton Alumni Access to JSTOREndNote Import: JSTOR-CC
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • MLA International Bibliography (1926 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
      • More Info: About MLA International BibliographyEndNote Import: MLA International Bibliography-CC
    • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (Reference articles)
      • Fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
      • More Info: Oxford Language Dictionaries Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Language Dictionaries-CC
    • PAIS International & PAIS Archive (1915 - current • Journal articles - citations)
    • Periodicals Index Online (1665 - present • Journal articles - citations)
      • An electronic index to millions of articles published in over 5,500 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. PIO currently indexes over 17 million articles going as far back as 1665.
      • More Info: About Periodicals Index OnlineEndNote Import: Periodicals Index Online-CC
    • ProQuest Research Library (1971 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
      • More Info: About ProQuest Research LibraryEndNote Import: ProQuest Research Library-CC
    • Sociological Abstracts (1963 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
      • More Info: About Sociological AbstractsEndNote Import: Sociological Abstracts-CC
    • Web of Knowledge (Journal articles - citations)
      • Access to the Web of Science citation indexes, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents Connect, Derwent Innovations Index, Inspec, and MEDLINE.
      • More Info: About Web of KnowledgeEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC

    French and Francophone Studies

    • Academic Search Premier (Journal articles - full text)
    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • allAfrica.com (1996 - current • Newspaper articles - full text)
      • allAfrica.com is a news site that adds over 1000 stories daily in English and French, offering a total of over one million articles in a searchable archive (which includes the archive of Africa News Service dating from 1997). It includes content from 125 African news organizations plus sources world-wide such as Comtex News Network, Radio France Internationale, and the BBC.
      • More Info: About allAfrica.comEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Art Full Text (1984 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1984 to the present in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. Includes abstracts for content from 1994 to the present, full text for select content from 1997 to the present. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Retrospective for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art Full TextEndNote Import: Art Full Text-CC
    • Art Retrospective (1929 - 1984 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1929 to 1984 in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Full Text for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art RetrospectiveEndNote Import: Art Retrospective-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Historical Abstracts (1955 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A guide to the history of the world from prehistory to the present. Excludes the United States and Canada (use the America: History and Life on the Web database for U.S and Canadian history).
      • More Info: About Historical AbstractsEndNote Import: Historical Abstracts-CC
    • Humanities International Complete (Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • Full-text of journals, books and other sources from around the world in all aspects of the humanities.
      • More Info: About Humanities International CompleteEndNote Import: Humanities International Complete-CC
    • JSTOR [link for current Carleton faculty, staff, and students] (Journal articles - full text)
      • Electronic archive of important scholarly journal literature. The content is delivered as page images.
      • More Info: Carleton Alumni Access to JSTOREndNote Import: JSTOR-CC
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • MLA International Bibliography (1926 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
      • More Info: About MLA International BibliographyEndNote Import: MLA International Bibliography-CC
    • Nouveau Petit Robert Dictionnaire (Reference articles)
    • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (Reference articles)
      • Fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
      • More Info: Oxford Language Dictionaries Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Language Dictionaries-CC
    • PAIS International & PAIS Archive (1915 - current • Journal articles - citations)
    • Periodicals Index Online (1665 - present • Journal articles - citations)
      • An electronic index to millions of articles published in over 5,500 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. PIO currently indexes over 17 million articles going as far back as 1665.
      • More Info: About Periodicals Index OnlineEndNote Import: Periodicals Index Online-CC
    • ProQuest Research Library (1971 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
      • More Info: About ProQuest Research LibraryEndNote Import: ProQuest Research Library-CC
    • Sociological Abstracts (1963 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
      • More Info: About Sociological AbstractsEndNote Import: Sociological Abstracts-CC
    • Web of Knowledge (Journal articles - citations)
      • Access to the Web of Science citation indexes, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents Connect, Derwent Innovations Index, Inspec, and MEDLINE.
      • More Info: About Web of KnowledgeEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC

    German

    • Academic Search Premier (Journal articles - full text)
    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Art Full Text (1984 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1984 to the present in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. Includes abstracts for content from 1994 to the present, full text for select content from 1997 to the present. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Retrospective for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art Full TextEndNote Import: Art Full Text-CC
    • Art Retrospective (1929 - 1984 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1929 to 1984 in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Full Text for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art RetrospectiveEndNote Import: Art Retrospective-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Historical Abstracts (1955 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A guide to the history of the world from prehistory to the present. Excludes the United States and Canada (use the America: History and Life on the Web database for U.S and Canadian history).
      • More Info: About Historical AbstractsEndNote Import: Historical Abstracts-CC
    • Humanities International Complete (Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • Full-text of journals, books and other sources from around the world in all aspects of the humanities.
      • More Info: About Humanities International CompleteEndNote Import: Humanities International Complete-CC
    • JSTOR [link for current Carleton faculty, staff, and students] (Journal articles - full text)
      • Electronic archive of important scholarly journal literature. The content is delivered as page images.
      • More Info: Carleton Alumni Access to JSTOREndNote Import: JSTOR-CC
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • MLA International Bibliography (1926 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
      • More Info: About MLA International BibliographyEndNote Import: MLA International Bibliography-CC
    • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (Reference articles)
      • Fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
      • More Info: Oxford Language Dictionaries Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Language Dictionaries-CC
    • PAIS International & PAIS Archive (1915 - current • Journal articles - citations)
    • Periodicals Index Online (1665 - present • Journal articles - citations)
      • An electronic index to millions of articles published in over 5,500 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. PIO currently indexes over 17 million articles going as far back as 1665.
      • More Info: About Periodicals Index OnlineEndNote Import: Periodicals Index Online-CC
    • ProQuest Research Library (1971 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
      • More Info: About ProQuest Research LibraryEndNote Import: ProQuest Research Library-CC
    • Sociological Abstracts (1963 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
      • More Info: About Sociological AbstractsEndNote Import: Sociological Abstracts-CC
    • Web of Knowledge (Journal articles - citations)
      • Access to the Web of Science citation indexes, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents Connect, Derwent Innovations Index, Inspec, and MEDLINE.
      • More Info: About Web of KnowledgeEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC

    Hebrew

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Brill Online (Reference articles)
      • Selection of authoritative subject encyclopedias including Encyclopedia of Islam (2nd and 3rd editions), Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, and Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible

    Language and Literature

    Literary and Cultural Studies

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Alternative Press Index (1969 - current • Journal articles - citations, Newspaper articles - citations)
      • A subject index to over 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. International and interdisciplinary in scope, covering the social sciences and humanities, with a focus on the practice and theory of socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays/lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy, and anarchism.
      • More Info: About the Alternative Press IndexEndNote Import: Alt Press Index-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible

    Music

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • DRAM (Sound recordings)
      • Access to streaming music and liner notes. The DRAM collection is focused on hard-to-find yet culturally and academically important music.
      • More Info: DRAM help, DRAM hardware and software requirementsEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (1880 - 2000 • Journal articles - full text)
      • An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. Contains full text of two dozen important trade and popular magazines.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: EIMA-CC
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online (Sound recordings, Reference articles)
      • A comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world.
      • More Info: About the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Harper's Weekly: 1857-1912 (1857-1912 • Journal articles - full text, Images)
      • A complete copy of every issue of Harper's Weekly from 1857 to 1912. Includes full-page images (including advertisements and cartoons), full-text searching, and page-by-page browsing.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Jazz Discography (1896-2003 • Reference articles)
      • The Jazz Discography is the most up-to-date general discography of all categories of recorded jazz, from 1896 to 2003. It provides a detailed listing of recording sessions, each with specific information: Leader name (or Group name), Published album title, Group name, Musicians with instrument(s) played, Location and date of recording session, Tune names, including "matrix" and release numbers (78 & 45 rpm, LPs & CDs).

        NOTE: The discography does not have playable music tracks, only a listing of the information above.

      • More Info: Carleton Guide to Using the Jazz DiscographyEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Music Index Online (1976 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Book reviews, obituaries, news, and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry from over 775 international classical and popular music periodicals. Via the Subject List, allows browsing by both subject and geographic headings.
      • More Info: About Music Index OnlineEndNote Import: Music Index Online-CC
    • Naxos Music Library (Sound recordings)
    • Oxford Music Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive music reference source. Includes the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.
      • More Info: Oxford Music Online HelpEndNote Import: Direct Export: RIS-filter
    • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (1967 - current • Journal articles - citations)

    Russian

    Spanish

    • Academic Search Premier (Journal articles - full text)
    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Art Full Text (1984 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1984 to the present in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. Includes abstracts for content from 1994 to the present, full text for select content from 1997 to the present. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Retrospective for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art Full TextEndNote Import: Art Full Text-CC
    • Art Retrospective (1929 - 1984 • Journal articles - citations)
      • Extensive index of publications from 1929 to 1984 in art history as well as advertising, antiques, architecture, design, and motion pictures and television. NOTE: Search in conjunction with Art Full Text for coverage from 1929 to the present.
      • More Info: About Art RetrospectiveEndNote Import: Art Retrospective-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 (1808 - 1980 • Newspaper articles - full text)
      • Full text of nearly 100 English-language and Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries.
      • More Info: About Hispanic American NewspapersEndNote Import: Hispanic American Newspapers-CC
    • Historical Abstracts (1955 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A guide to the history of the world from prehistory to the present. Excludes the United States and Canada (use the America: History and Life on the Web database for U.S and Canadian history).
      • More Info: About Historical AbstractsEndNote Import: Historical Abstracts-CC
    • Humanities International Complete (Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • Full-text of journals, books and other sources from around the world in all aspects of the humanities.
      • More Info: About Humanities International CompleteEndNote Import: Humanities International Complete-CC
    • JSTOR [link for current Carleton faculty, staff, and students] (Journal articles - full text)
      • Electronic archive of important scholarly journal literature. The content is delivered as page images.
      • More Info: Carleton Alumni Access to JSTOREndNote Import: JSTOR-CC
    • Latin American Newsstand (2005 - current • Newspaper articles - full text)
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • MLA International Bibliography (1926 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
      • More Info: About MLA International BibliographyEndNote Import: MLA International Bibliography-CC
    • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (Reference articles)
      • Fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.
      • More Info: Oxford Language Dictionaries Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Language Dictionaries-CC
    • PAIS International & PAIS Archive (1915 - current • Journal articles - citations)
    • Periodicals Index Online (1665 - present • Journal articles - citations)
      • An electronic index to millions of articles published in over 5,500 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. PIO currently indexes over 17 million articles going as far back as 1665.
      • More Info: About Periodicals Index OnlineEndNote Import: Periodicals Index Online-CC
    • ProQuest Research Library (1971 - current • Journal articles - citations, Journal articles - full text)
      • Full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.
      • More Info: About ProQuest Research LibraryEndNote Import: ProQuest Research Library-CC
    • Sociological Abstracts (1963 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
      • More Info: About Sociological AbstractsEndNote Import: Sociological Abstracts-CC
    • Web of Knowledge (Journal articles - citations)
      • Access to the Web of Science citation indexes, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents Connect, Derwent Innovations Index, Inspec, and MEDLINE.
      • More Info: About Web of KnowledgeEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC

    Studio Art

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • ARTbibliographies Modern (1974 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Covers journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art
      • More Info: About ARTbibliographies ModernEndNote Import: Direct EndNote Export
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Available through the Web of Knowledge. Access to current and retrospective arts and humanities information. Provides cited reference searching that allows you to track citations to and from the secondary literature. Also includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities.
      • More Info: About Arts and Humanities Citation IndexEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC
    • ARTstor (Images)
      • A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data. It includes access to a collection of images from Carleton's slide library.
      • More Info: About ARTstor, ARTstor tutorials on YouTubeEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Bridgeman Education (antiquity - present • Images)
    • CAMIO - Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (Images)
      • More than 95,000 art images—photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture—plus audio, video and mixed media, all rights-cleared for educational use.
        ELM An ELM Database
      • More Info: CAMIO HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index (1973 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals. Covers ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer-aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture.
      • More Info: About DAAIEndNote Import: DAAI-CC
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Oxford Art Online (prehistory to the present • Images, Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive art reference that covers all the visual arts. Includes the Grove Dictionary of Art as well as The Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Also includes thousands of images linked to appropriate entries in the reference resources.
      • More Info: Oxford Art Online HelpEndNote Import: Oxford Art Online-CC

    Theater Arts

    • Academic Video Online (Video)
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • Available through the Web of Knowledge. Access to current and retrospective arts and humanities information. Provides cited reference searching that allows you to track citations to and from the secondary literature. Also includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities.
      • More Info: About Arts and Humanities Citation IndexEndNote Import: Web of Knowledge-CC
    • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Reference articles)
      • Comprehensive reference source on global literature that includes author biographies, critical overviews, bibliographic references, as well as information on literary topics, genres, and periods.
      • More Info: Help Using Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete OnlineEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Digital Theatre Plus (Video)
      • Video recordings of contemporary British theater productions, including those by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (1880 - 2000 • Journal articles - full text)
      • An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. Contains full text of two dozen important trade and popular magazines.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: EIMA-CC
    • Films on Demand (Video)
      • Comprehensive streaming video collection including more than 14,000 videos covering all academic disciplines.
      • More Info: Films on Demand HelpEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD) (1984 - current • Journal articles - full text, Journal articles - citations)
      • A fully indexed, cross-referenced, and annotated database of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries.
      • More Info: EndNote Import: IBTD-CC
    • Literary Encyclopedia (Reference articles)
      • An authoritative collection of specially commissioned articles written by scholars expert in their fields. It addresses literary works, writers, cultural movements and historical events around the world.
      • More Info: Literary Encyclopedia FAQEndNote Import: Not EndNote compatible
    • MLA International Bibliography (1926 - current • Journal articles - citations)
      • A classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
      • More Info: About MLA International BibliographyEndNote Import: MLA International Bibliography-CC
    • Arts and Literature
      Arabic, Art History, Asian Languages, Chinese, Cinema and Media Studies, Classics, Dance, English, French, French and Francophone Studies, German, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Language and Literature, Latin, Literary and Cultural Studies, Music, Russian, Spanish, Studio Art, Theater Arts
    • Humanities
      African/African-American Studies, American Studies, Arabic, Asian Languages, Asian Studies, Chinese, Classical Languages, Classics, Cross-Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, European Studies, French, French and Francophone Studies, German, Greek, Hebrew, History, Japanese, Judaic Studies, Latin, Latin American Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Middle Eastern Languages, Philosophy, Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation, Religion, Russian, South Asian Studies, Spanish, Women's and Gender Studies
    • Mathematics and Natural Science
      Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental and Technology Studies, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematics/Statistics, Neuroscience, Physics
    • Social Sciences
      Archaeology, Cognitive Science, Economics, Educational Studies, International Relations, Linguistics, Political Economy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology