LibGuides
ArtThis LibGuide provides an overview to the resources available through the MGCCC Libraries for Art.
Subject Databases
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text(Magnolia) The definitive research tool for the study of theatre and the performing arts, containing full text for more than 100 publications.
Music Index(MELO) A comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. This database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 475 periodicals, as well as book reviews, obituaries, news, and selective coverage for more than 230 periodicals.
General Databases that Include Fine Arts Topics
Academic Search Complete(MELO) A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications. Academic Search Complete includes full-text access to peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features some PDF content going back as far as 1867, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Academic Search Premier(Magnolia) Indexing for more than 8200 journals, and unmatched full text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more, for over 4500 of those titles.
Biography Reference Center(MELO) Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Book Collection: Nonfiction(Magnolia) Fully searchable full text and abstracts for nearly 4000 popular nonfiction books on topics such as careers, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, technology, history, and civics.
Ebook CentralProQuest Ebook Central is a collection of more than 135,000 full-text ebooks covering a wide range of subjects, including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.
eBooks(Infobase) Offers access to more than 3,100 current and backlist Infobase titles, spanning a wide range of core, curriculum- oriented subject areas—from history, science, and literature to geography, social issues, the arts, biographies, and more.
eBook Collection(MELO) A database that contains all of the full text eBooks purchased by the MELO consortium.
eBook Community College Collection(MELO) Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains more than 52,000 eBook titles, with content spanning a range of topics, programs, and fields of study and varying from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, all with a user-friendly search experience and simple download process.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia(Magnolia) Over 25,000 records, including images, biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library(Gale) Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
Humanities Source(MELO) Humanities Source combines EBSCO’s Humanities International Complete with H.W. Wilson’s Humanities Abstracts, Humanities Index Retrospective, and Humanities Full Text into one full text platform. Includes nearly 1500 academic journals, magazines, and some monographs.
Humanities International Complete(Magnolia) Full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources on literary, scholarly and creative thought.
MasterFILE Premier(Magnolia) Full text for thousands of periodicals, reference books, and primary source documents, covering a broad range of disciplines, including general reference and science, business, education, health, multicultural issues and more.