Humanities

The following quality resources related to the Humanities are freely available online, we have gathered them here for your convenience.

  • Access to Archival Databases (AAD) Historic resources from the National Archives, and much more.
  • American Memory American Memory provides free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
  • Anthropological Index Online The Anthropological Index includes current periodicals and films held in the Anthropology Library at the Centre for Anthropology, The British Museum.
  • Google Scholar Google Scholar allows you to broadly search for scholarly literature. Results include articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court documents.
  • JSTOR Register & Read Register & Read is a new, experimental program offering free, read-online access to individual scholars and researchers who register for a MyJSTOR account.
  •  Library of Congress Digital Collections Access to print, pictorial and audio-visual collections and other digital services.
  • LISTA The Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts database indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings and includes the subjects of librarianship, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
  •  Literature, Arts and Medicine Database An annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art for teaching and research in MEDICAL HUMANITIES, and for use in health/pre-health, liberal arts and social science settings.
  • Making of America Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
  • New York Public Library Picture Collection The picture collection online presents more than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy An open access reference work, SEP combines an online encyclopedia of philosophy with peer reviewed publication of original papers in philosophy.
  • Thomas Legislative information from the Library of Congress, in the spirit of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Web Gallery of Art A virtual museum and searchable database of European fine arts from 11th to 19th centuries.
  • WorldCat Connection to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.
  • World Factbook Country profiles for each nation, including history, people, government, economy, military, industry, flags, and maps.