Databases for Spanish

These databases are useful for researching Spanish and Latin American culture, literature, arts, history, etc.

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ARTbibliographies modern
Coverage: Provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, exhibition catalogues, etc. on all forms of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th century onwards. Subjects covered include art history and theory, aesthetics and philosophy of art, ethnic and tribal art, museums and galleries, society and art, architecture, design, drawing and illustration, films and film-making, installation art, painting, photography since its invention, prints and printmaking, sculpture, typography, performance art.
Date range: 1960-
Publication types: Journal articles, books, dissertations, essays, exhibition catalogues and reviews
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Dissertation abstracts online
Coverage: Index of abstracts of dissertations submitted for doctoral and postdoctoral degrees. Titles published since 1997 have 24 page previews available.
Date range: 1861-
Publication types: Dissertations
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Coverage: Broadcast television programmes from a range of channels (not comprehensive).
Note: Please use your UC email address to log in. Students are not able to download e-cast content but can view it online. Staff may both view and download content, and use it in accordance with the university's screenrights licence. Some eTV content may be restricted to users 18 and over. You must be 18 years of age or older to access this material. Please exercise caution.
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Historical abstracts
Coverage: Index to literature on world history from 1450 to present. All countries except Canada and US.
Date range: 1955- Updated monthly.
Publication types: Journals.
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Coverage: Provides full-text access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in many subjects. Does not include current journal issues; content is updated according to a "moving wall" process.
Date range: Updated monthly
Publication types: Journal articles, reviews
Note: The Library subscribes to the Arts & Sciences I-XII, Biological Sciences, Business III-IV, Health & General Sciences Collections and 19th Century British Pamphlets. Title lists
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MLA international bibliography
Coverage: Literature, language, linguistics and folklore.
Date range: 1963-
Publication types: Journals, books.
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Oxford reference online
Coverage: The two collections contain over 300 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. CU subscribes to 214 of the 316. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving access to a comprehensive information resource. The Premium Collection offers all of the above, plus added functionality and more detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the Oxford Companions Series, to enhance the coverage already provided by the Core Collection.
Date range: Latest editions. Updated three times per annum
Publication types: Encyclopedias, dictionaries
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Project Muse
Coverage: Provides full-text access to humanities, arts and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.
Date range: 1993-
Publication types: Journal articles
Note: UC subscription is to Standard Collection (journals only).
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RILM abstracts of music literature
Coverage: Compiled by the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is the world's largest, continuously updated bibliography of music literature providing broad international coverage of the world of music, from Western and Eastern classical to pop, folk, and jazz.
Date range: 1967- updated monthly
Publication types: Journals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, Festschriften, reviews, catalogues, and more.
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