Find Articles: Arts and Humanities

Art

Academic Search Premier
Our best resource for articles on art topics

New York Times
Special arts sections are published on Fridays and Sundays.
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Access World News
A good source for reviews of art shows and articles about artists and art events.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Architecture Commons
A free international collection of research on architecture, community planning, and related topics. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Culinary

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Use for articles on all types of food topics.

PsycInfo
Look here for articles on psychological aspects of food.

ProQuest Science

This STEM-focused database includes a selection of journals in agriculture and food sciences, and also covers industry-relevant topics like packaging and safety.

Agricola
This free database from the U.S. Department of Agriculture covers research and reports in the field of agriculture, defined very broadly. Look here for information about how food is raised and processed. Selected material is available full-text.

New York Times
The Times contains some of the best food writing available. Restaurant reviews, recipes, and essays on food topics.
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Business Source Elite
Business Source Elite contains full-text articles from over 1,000 business-related magazines and research journals. Look here for articles relating to food as a business.

Dance

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Look here for articles on many aspects of dance and performance.

SocIndex
A good source for articles on social and cultural aspects of dance.

New York Times
Special arts sections are published on Fridays and Sundays.
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English and Literature

Literary Reference Center
Our best source for information on authors and literature.

Oxford English Dictionary
This classic reference work traces the history and etymology of words and phrases in the English Language.

Academic Search Premier
A good source for book reviews and articles about authors and literary events. Some scholarly journals in the field of literature are included.

New York Times
The book review section is published on Sundays.
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NoveList
NoveList provides capsule descriptions of works of fiction.

NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8 provides capsule descriptions of fiction for children and young adults. A good resource for students of children’s literature, and for anyone who works with children up through grade 8.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

History

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Look here for scholarly articles on history topics, and for magazine articles. Earliest full-text magazines date to 1923.

Making of America
Civil War and Reconstruction-era magazines from the collections of the University of Michigan. Free access.

Military & Government Collection
This database provides access to a selection of magazines and scholarly journals relevant to a wide variety of military and public policy/government topics, and also to many historic documents.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
A bibliography of primary source material of European works relating to the early history of the Americas.
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Arts and Humanities Commons
A free international collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Press of Atlantic City
Local news coverage back to 1988. For earlier local coverage, check out the Atlantic County Library System’s Digitized Newspaper Collections.

New Jersey Newspapers
Statewide news sources from 48 newspapers. Coverage varies by publication; earliest articles date to 1985.

Access World News
Articles from 2800+ news sources across the U.S.. and around the world. Coverage varies by publication; earliest articles date to 1978.

New York Times
Your personal account includes access to the archives of the Times, with full-text coverage back to 1851.
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Music

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Use to find scholarly articles and magazine articles on music topics.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Access World News
News coverage across the U.S.. and around the world. Use to find album and performance reviews, articles about performers and organizations, and other music news.

New York Times
Special arts sections are published on Fridays and Sundays.
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Philosophy

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Look here for scholarly articles on philosophy topics.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Religion

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Look here for scholarly and magazine articles on topics relating to religion.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Theater/Film/Media

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Use to find scholarly articles and magazine articles on topics relating to performing arts.

Literary Reference Center
Use this database for articles and essays on drama as literature.

Arts and Humanities Commons
A free collection of research on arts and humanities. When last checked, many articles, book chapters, and other materials could be downloaded free of charge.

Access World News
Newspapers from the United States and around the world. Use to find theater/film/video reviews, articles about performers and organizations, and other performing arts news.

New York Times
Special arts sections are published on Fridays and Sundays.
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