Research & Documentation Online 5th Edition

General resources in the humanities

Arts and Humanities Citation Index.

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.

Humanities Index.

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.