Arkyves is a database, treasure trove and toolbox for those interested in the History of Culture. It is a single access point for thematic searches across a wide variety of cultural heritage collections, contributed by partners like the Dutch Rijksmuseum, the Netherlands Institute for Art History, the Herzog August Bibliothek, and the university libraries of Milan, Utrecht, Glasgow, and Illinois. Very rich, but standardized subject information is offered as all collections share the use of ICONCLASS, the most widely accepted multilingual classification system for cultural content. Search language: English.
Keywords: arts, culture, history
Created by Brepols Publishers, Brepolis provides access to primary resources for medieval studies: the International Medieval Bibliography (IMB), the Bibliographie de Civilisation Médiéval (BCM), the full text encyclopedias Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA) and International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages (IEMA), and Europa Sacra. All databases can be searched separately or together. Search languages: English, French, German.
Keywords: culture, dictionary, encyclopedia, medieval history, philosophy, religion
Encyclopædia Britannica Academic
Britannica Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, Britannica Academic’s articles provide trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights. The combination of the Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides a variety of reliable sources for thorough collegiate research. Search language: English
Keywords: culture, encyclopedia
Bibliographic database devoted to Italian literature. It indexes and abstracts over 120 journals published in Italy and abroad, starting from 2000. Updated continuously. Search language: Italian.
Keywords: culture, linguistics, literature
JSTOR aims to preserve and make available the scientific publications from a wide range of disciplines. The archive provides access to the full text of over 2000 journals dating back to the first volume ever published, with moving walls of between two to five years. The university library subscribes to the Arts and Sciences 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Complement collections. Updated regularly.
Keywords: arts, culture, education, humanities, legal science, medical science, natural and applied sciences, religion
Mirabile covers a wide range of aspects in medieval literature and culture. It offers integrated and individual access to several groups of databases (mediolatini, italiani, agiografici and francesi). It contains the full text of the journals Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale, Filologia mediolatina, Hagiographica, Iconographica, Itineraria, Micrologus and Stilistica e metrica italiana. Updated continuously. Search language: Italian.
Keywords: culture, medieval history, philosophy, religion
MLA International Bibliography (Ebsco)
Created by the Modern Language Association of America, MLA is the leading bibliography on modern languages and literatures, linguistics and folklore. It indexes and abstracts more than 6000 journals and series, includes 1200 book publishers, more than 2.7 million citations, starting from 1926. Coverage is international and includes titles and full-text links from online publishers including JSTOR, Project MUSE, Wiley-Blackwell and Taylor & Francis. Search language: English.
Keywords: arts, culture, language, linguistics, literature