Databases

Search or browse for databases across all subject areas. Databases are collections of scholarly resources, such as articles, journals, videos, images, primary source materials, and more. We also recommend using Omni, our academic search tool, to quickly find individual titles across the library's collection.

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Artstor
Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context and examine influences beyond the confines of your discipline.  With... Connect
JSTOR
Over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs, primary sources and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always... Connect
Oxford Reference
The full text of over 300 key reference titles from Oxford University Press, including scholarly articles from titles in Oxford Companions series, English and bilingual dictionaries, subject-based encyclopedias covering... Connect
ProQuest Arts and Humanities
Searches all the arts and humanities databases on the Proquest platform including the following:American PeriodicalsARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)Avery Index to Architectural PeriodicalsBritish Humanities Index (BHI)... Connect
ARTbibliographies Modern
Covers modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography with abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews.... Connect
Artstor
Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context and examine influences beyond the confines of your discipline.  With... Connect
CBCA Complete: The Arts
This database focuses on arts periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues. This database is a subset of CBCA Complete. Subject coverage includes:    Canadian music    Canadian theatre... Connect
CCCA Canadian Art Database
The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art's database documenting the careers of some of Canada's leading professional artists, designers, art writers and curators, as well as some important Canadian art institutions and... Connect
Drama Online
Leddy Library subscribes to the Core collection and the Playwrights Canada Press collection. Providing more than 1000 plays and 100 monographs, from curriculum classics to contemporary works, this resource offers "Play... Connect
Google Scholar
Leddy Library has registered its holdings with Google Scholar. Google Scholar indexes the scholarly press and university websites and with this link, adds "Get It!" for locally licensed content.For more... Connect
Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003
Represents more than 150 years of social, political and cultural history in the form of the world's first illustrated newspaper! From war and disasters to politics and the arts, it provides a vivid view of the people,... Connect
JSTOR
Over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs, primary sources and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always... Connect
Liberty Magazine 1924-50
A record of the moods, attitudes, lifestyles, fads, and fortunes of middle America through its three most significant decades. Liberty represents the USA's growing involvement in world affairs during a time when... Connect
National Film Board of Canada
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Full-length films, trailers, and clips online for use in educational institutions. NFB showcases films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians: stories about the environment, human...
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Oxford Art Online
Text and image searching of Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. One user only at a time. Connect
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series... Connect
Oxford Reference
The full text of over 300 key reference titles from Oxford University Press, including scholarly articles from titles in Oxford Companions series, English and bilingual dictionaries, subject-based encyclopedias covering... Connect
ProQuest Arts and Humanities
Searches all the arts and humanities databases on the Proquest platform including the following:American PeriodicalsARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)Avery Index to Architectural PeriodicalsBritish Humanities Index (BHI)... Connect
ProQuest Ebook Central
ProQuest Ebook Central is a platform that hosts some of the ebooks that the Leddy Library purchases. Browse ebooks from all disciplines. Connect
University of Windsor Thesis and Dissertation Collection
Access thousands of digitized theses and dissertations from the University of Windsor, with new materials being added each semester.The University of Windsor is a comprehensive university with 54 Masters and Doctoral... Connect
Victorian Popular Culture
Source material relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain, and Europe in the period from 1779 to 1930. Spiritualism, Sensation, and Magic explores the relationship between the popularity of Victorian magic... Connect
Vogue Archive
Preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture, and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present... Connect
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