Philadelphia: Institute for Scientific Information, 1978–. An interdisciplinary index to articles in more than 1,100 journals, searchable by author, keyword, and cited work. A Related Records search also lets you find articles that cite the same sources. It may be available at your library as AHSearch (through the FirstSearch database collection) or as part of the Web of Knowledge database.
New York: Wilson, 1974–. An interdisciplinary index to about 500 of the most prominent English-language journals in the humanities, including art, music, history, and literature. Searchable by author or subject, the index includes many cross-references and subheadings that break large topics into components. In some libraries, the database includes full texts of selected articles.
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books. Provides links to over 35,000 full-text books and journals in English and allows searching by author and title. The site includes special exhibits on women writers, banned books, and prize winners. It is edited by John Mark Ockerbloom at the University of Pennsylvania.
http://vos.ucsb.edu. A wide-ranging index to sites of interest to researchers in humanities disciplines—art, literature, philosophy, religion, and cultural studies—with links to higher education and publishing sites. The site is maintained by Allen Liu and others in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
By Ron Blazek and Elizabeth Smith Aversa. 5th ed. Englewood: Libraries Unlimited, 2000. A guide to research tools in the humanities, including the arts, philosophy, religion, and language and literature. A critical annotation is provided for each source listed.
6 vols. New York: Scribner, 2005. Covers concepts in intellectual history, with long, scholarly discussions of important ideas. An update of the 1974 classic, this revised work includes global perspectives in over 750 articles.