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  1. More info about MLA International Bibliography MLA International Bibliography The MLA Bibliography indexes material in modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore. More info about MLA International Bibliography
    Coverage: 1880s to present - Updated quarterly
  2. More info about Performing Arts Periodicals Database Performing Arts Periodicals Database Covers the arts and entertainment industry, including dance, film, television, drama, theatre, stagecraft, musical theatre, broadcast, circus, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, and more. More info about Performing Arts Periodicals Database
    Coverage: 1864 to Present - Updated Monthly
    To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/iipa
  3. More info about Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Full text, primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries More info about Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
    Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
    To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/eima
  4. More info about Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance Broad and international in scope, this encyclopedia covers all aspects of theatre and performance, from costuming, to actors, to Broadway shows. More info about Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
    Coverage: Ancient Greece to present - Updates vary
  5. More info about Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 Provides access to citations from 550 of the leading United States periodicals from 1890-1982. More info about Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982
    Coverage: 1890-1982 - Complete

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More info about 19th Century U.S. Newspapers 19th Century U.S. Newspapers A digital archive of American historical newspapers from the 19th century, including over 1.5 million full-text pages, many complete with images. More info about 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Coverage: 19th Century - Updates vary
More info about Academic Search (EBSCO) Academic Search (EBSCO) Provides fulltext coverage of magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles for most academic disciplines. More info about Academic Search (EBSCO)
Coverage: Varies by title- Updated daily
More info about Alexander Street Literature Alexander Street Literature Searchable collection of rare and popular literature of race, place, and gender. More info about Alexander Street Literature
Coverage: Varies - Updated monthly
More info about AltPressIndexArchive AltPressIndexArchive The Archive contains newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from international, alternative sources that promote social change. More info about AltPressIndexArchive
Coverage: 1969-1990 - Updates vary
More info about America's Historical Newspapers America's Historical Newspapers Digital archive of 1,000 American newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, representing every state in the U.S. More info about America's Historical Newspapers
Coverage: 1690-1922 - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/amernews
More info about America: History & Life America: History & Life Bibliographic database focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada, indexing more than 1,800 journals published, dissertations and reviews. More info about America: History & Life
Coverage: 1895 to present - Updates vary
More info about American Drama American Drama Contains more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth century. Represented genres include plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues, and others. More info about American Drama
Coverage: 1714-1915 - Updates vary
More info about Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature Compiled by the Modern Humanities Research Association, ABELL contains more than 880,000 bibliographic records, including monographs, articles, book reviews, essay collections, and dissertations published from 1920 onwards. More info about Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature
Coverage: 1920 to present - Updated regularly
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/abell
More info about Archive of Americana Archive of Americana Historic American publications, books, broadsides, ephemera, newspapers, dating from as early as 1758 through the 20th Century. More info about Archive of Americana
Coverage: 1690 to the 20th Century - Updates vary
More info about Archive of Americana Archive of Americana Historic American publications, books, broadsides, ephemera, newspapers, dating from as early as 1758 through the 20th Century. More info about Archive of Americana
Coverage: 1690 to the 20th Century - Updates vary
More info about Arts and Humanities Citation Index Arts and Humanities Citation Index Search citations from arts and humanities journals published from 1975 to the present. In-library access is available for the years 1975-1994 on a networked CD-ROM. More info about Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Coverage: 1975 to present - Updated weekly
More info about Asian American Drama Asian American Drama Begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late-nineteenth century and hosts contemporary playwrights, productions, and biographical and theatrical information. Includes 252 plays by 42 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. More info about Asian American Drama
Coverage: 1891 to present - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/aadrama
More info about Bertolt Brechts Werke Bertolt Brechts Werke Poetry, drama, and major critical writings of Brecht contained in the Suhrkamp print edition Ausgewahlte Werke in sechs Banden. More info about Bertolt Brechts Werke
Coverage: 1898 to 1956 - Updates varies
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/bertolt
More info about Biography and Genealogy Master Index Biography and Genealogy Master Index Indexes biographical entries in about 2700 reference books, covering contemporary and historical figures. More info about Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Coverage: Ancient to present - Updated annually
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/bgmi
More info about Biography in Context Biography in Context Full-text biographical information on more than 528,000 people from throughout history. More info about Biography in Context
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about Black Drama Black Drama Contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. More info about Black Drama
Coverage: 1850 to present - Updates vary
More info about British Periodicals British Periodicals Searchable full-text of British periodicals from the late 1600s to the twentieth century. More info about British Periodicals
Coverage: Late 17th to 20th Century
More info about C19: The Nineteenth Century Index C19: The Nineteenth Century Index Sources for research into the 19th century, including the Wellesley Index and the 19th Century Short Title Catalog. More info about C19: The Nineteenth Century Index
Coverage: 19th Century - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/c19
More info about Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare Contains many different editions of major and minor works by Shakespeare, including the whole of Bell's Acting Edition of Shakespeare's Plays (1774). More info about Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
Coverage: 1591 to 1911 - Updates vary
More info about English Drama English Drama More than 3,900 plays in verse and prose from the late thirteenth century. More info about English Drama
Coverage: 1280-1949 - Updates vary
More info about Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Full text, primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries More info about Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/eima
More info about Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive Full text, primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries More info about Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/eima
More info about Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text This database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more hundreds of journals and books. In addition, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive. More info about Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about Film Index International Film Index International Information resource for entertainment films and personalities produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute. More info about Film Index International
Coverage: 1900-Current - Updated twice a year
More info about Film Literature Index Film Literature Index Covers the film and television industry, including movie and television reviews, book reviews, and scholarly articles. More info about Film Literature Index
Coverage: 1976 to 2001 - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/fli
More info about Google Books Search Google Books Search A tool produced by the Google search engine that searches the contents of books that they have scanned. More info about Google Books Search
Coverage: Varies - Updated Daily
More info about Harper's Weekly: 1857-1912 Harper's Weekly: 1857-1912 A fulltext archive of the important 19th-century American publication Harper's Weekly, with faceted search functionality. More info about Harper's Weekly: 1857-1912
Coverage: 1857-1912 - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/harpweek
More info about Historical Abstracts Historical Abstracts Index to journals, chapters and theses about world history, 1450 to present. Consult America: History and Life for coverage of U.S. and Canada. More info about Historical Abstracts
Coverage: 1953-Present - Regularly Updated
More info about Historical Newspapers Historical Newspapers Includes three indexes: "Palmer's" covering The Times (London) 1790-1905, the Official Index to The Times, 1906-1980 and the NYT 1863-1905 and 1913-1922. More info about Historical Newspapers
Coverage: 1790-1980 - Varies
More info about Hoagy Carmichael Collection Hoagy Carmichael Collection A multimedia web site about the life and career of master songwriter Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael (1899-1981). More info about Hoagy Carmichael Collection
Coverage: Life of Hoagy Carmichael - 1899-1981 - No Longer Updated
More info about Humanities Index Humanities Index An abstracting and indexing tool, the Humanities Index includes some 320 UK humanities journals and weekly magazines published in English-speaking countries, as well as UK newspapers. More info about Humanities Index
Coverage: 1962 to present - Updated monthly
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/bhi
More info about IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur Multidisciplinary index to articles predominately in the German language with some citations in English, French and other languages. More info about IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur
Coverage: 1984 to Present - Updated Monthly
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/ibz
More info about IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana Sheet music from the Indiana University Lilly Library, the Indiana State Library, the Indiana State Museum, and the Indiana Historical Society. More info about IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about IUCAT IUCAT The Indiana University online catalog. More info about IUCAT
Coverage: Varies Daily
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/iucat
More info about JSTOR JSTOR Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business. More info about JSTOR
Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago - Varies
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/jstor
More info about Literature Compass Literature Compass Peer-reviewed survey articles covering a broad range of topics in literary scholarship. More info about Literature Compass
Coverage: Varies - Updated Regularly
More info about Literature Criticism Online Literature Criticism Online Online compilation of the Gale literary criticism series. More info about Literature Criticism Online
Coverage: 1400 to the Present - Updated Daily
More info about Literature Resource Center Literature Resource Center Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from all time periods in many genres. Search by author, title, genre, literary movement or literary themes. More info about Literature Resource Center
Coverage: Varies - Updated Daily
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/litrc
More info about MLA International Bibliography MLA International Bibliography The MLA Bibliography indexes material in modern languages, literature, linguistics and folklore. More info about MLA International Bibliography
Coverage: 1880s to present - Updated quarterly
More info about Nexis Uni Nexis Uni Includes articles from local, regional, national and international newspapers, magazines, online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs, transcripts, and legal research, as well as federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790. More info about Nexis Uni
Coverage: Varies - Updated Daily
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/nexisuni
More info about Nineteenth Century Collections Online Nineteenth Century Collections Online Primary resources for Asia and the West, British politics and society, British theater and music; and the Corvey collection of European literature More info about Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about Nineteenth-Century Short Title Catalog Nineteenth-Century Short Title Catalog Catalog that includes 1.2 million works published in Britain, British colonies, and the US, all works in English, and all translations from English. More info about Nineteenth-Century Short Title Catalog
Coverage: 1800 to 1919 - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/nstc
More info about North American Indian Drama North American Indian Drama 256 full-text plays by 49 American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the 20th century. More info about North American Indian Drama
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about North American Theatre Online North American Theatre Online A database of full-text reference works in theatre, drama, and related fields, including links to full-text plays. More info about North American Theatre Online
Coverage: Varies - Updated Quarterly
More info about North American Women's Drama North American Women's Drama A full-text database of plays written by women from the United States and Canada, primarily in the 20th century. More info about North American Women's Drama
Coverage: Twentieth Century to the present - Quarterly
More info about Orlando Orlando Provides entries on authors' lives and writing careers, contextual material, timelines, sets of internal links, and bibliographies from centuries of women's writing. More info about Orlando
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/orlando
More info about Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance Broad and international in scope, this encyclopedia covers all aspects of theatre and performance, from costuming, to actors, to Broadway shows. More info about Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Coverage: Ancient Greece to present - Updates vary
More info about Performing Arts Periodicals Database Performing Arts Periodicals Database Covers the arts and entertainment industry, including dance, film, television, drama, theatre, stagecraft, musical theatre, broadcast, circus, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, and more. More info about Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Coverage: 1864 to Present - Updated Monthly
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/iipa
More info about PIVOT PIVOT Database of funding opportunities for research More info about PIVOT
Coverage: 1994 to present- Updated daily
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/pivot
More info about Play Index Play Index An index to finding either individual plays or plays included in collections. More info about Play Index
Coverage: 1949 to the present- Updated annually
More info about ProQuest Periodicals Index Online ProQuest Periodicals Index Online Citations to articles in scholarly journals in a variety of languages, from their first issues through 1995 More info about ProQuest Periodicals Index Online
Coverage: First issues to 1995- Updates vary
More info about Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 Provides access to citations from 550 of the leading United States periodicals from 1890-1982. More info about Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982
Coverage: 1890-1982 - Complete
More info about Shakespeare Collection Shakespeare Collection Includes the Arden Shakespeare editions, historical prompt books, illustrations, movie stills, and more. More info about Shakespeare Collection
Coverage: Date of coverage vary - Updates vary
More info about Sheet Music Consortium Sheet Music Consortium A virtual and searchable catalog of sheet music from UCLA, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, Library of Congress and other collections. More info about Sheet Music Consortium
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database More than a half-century of opera, operetta, and musical comedy telecasts produced in the United States. More info about Televised Opera and Musical Comedy Database
Coverage: 20th Century - Updates vary
More info about Theatre in Video: Volume I Theatre in Video: Volume I Videos of over 250 filmed performances of major plays; important actors,directors and playwrights included. More info about Theatre in Video: Volume I
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
More info about Twentieth Century North American Drama Twentieth Century North American Drama Full texts of some 2,000 plays, including all types of U.S. and Candian dramas. More info about Twentieth Century North American Drama
Coverage: 20th and 21st centuries - Updates vary
More info about Twentieth-Century Drama Twentieth-Century Drama Collection of published plays throughout the English-speaking world More info about Twentieth-Century Drama
Coverage: 1890s to the present - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/drama
More info about Twentieth-Century Drama Twentieth-Century Drama Collection of published plays throughout the English-speaking world More info about Twentieth-Century Drama
Coverage: 1890s to the present - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/drama
More info about Victorian Popular Culture Victorian Popular Culture Popular entertainment in America, Britain and Europe during the years from 1779 to 1930. More info about Victorian Popular Culture
Coverage: 1779-1930 - Updates vary
More info about Vogue Archive Vogue Archive Searchable, full text of Vogue magazine More info about Vogue Archive
Coverage: 1892 to the present - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/vogue
More info about Web of Science Web of Science An interface that allows cross-searching of BIOSIS Previews, Medline, Zoological Record, and Web of Science Core Collection. More info about Web of Science
Coverage: 1900 to present - Updates vary
To link to this resource use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/resources/wos
More info about World Shakespeare Bibliography Online World Shakespeare Bibliography Online Provides annotated entries for scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced from 1960 onward. The scope is international. Updated regularly. More info about World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
Coverage: 1960-Present, updated quarterly