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Searchable Access to Published Works in the Arts from Your Desktop

ProQuest supports arts scholars and researchers at all levels. Our expert abstracting and indexing results in searchable access to a global summary of published work in fine art, fashion, design, architecture, film, performing arts, and more. Vocational and scholarly work is supported by our partnership with leading magazine publishers to bring pristine digital facsimiles of key titles to your desktop, replacing torn and worn print issues. You can browse and retrieve articles, advertisements, illustrations and photographs from every issue of Billboard, Variety, Vogue, and more. See our Arts and Literature catalog.


The Vogue Italia Archive

The complete run of Vogue Italia – one of the most influential and renowned international editions of Vogue – from its launch in 1964 to present. Vogue Italia’s appeal and influence is international, with almost half of its issues typically being sold outside of Italy.

Historic Literary Criticism

Historic Literary Criticism is a collection of over 20,000 historical contemporary reviews, essays and commentary related to more than 500 influential authors from the 17th-early 20th century.

Screen Studies Collection

The Screen Studies Collection offers a comprehensive survey of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the following specialist indexes and filmographies: American Film Institute (AFI) Catalog, Film Index International (FII), and FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database.

Philosophy Collection

The Philosophy Collection combines the specialist indexing of the 3rd party Philosopher’s Index with a huge collection of full-text journal articles, dissertations and video from ProQuest’s Philosophy Database to support philosophy researchers at all levels.

Music & Performing Arts Collection

The Music & Performing Arts Collection provides a cost-effective and efficient way for libraries to gain access to specialist databases for scholars and students researching music and the performing arts.

Philosophy Database

Philosophy Database is a full-text journal and dissertations database specifically designed for researchers of all aspects of the interdisciplinary field of Philosophy.

The Arts Ebook Subscription

Designed for Academic libraries, these scholarly ebook collections from leading publishers focus on the Arts and Humanities. Choose from subscription or perpetual pack formats.

Country Life Archive

Chronicling changing ownership of the UK’s great houses, and affairs of interest to the UK’s upper classes across the 20th century, Country Life Archive (1897 to 2005) focuses on fine art and architecture, society news, and rural living.

The Harper's Bazaar Archive

Gain insight into fashion and culture from the mid-19th century forward with the complete U.S. Harper’s Bazaar's (1867 to present). Approximately 350,000 full color pages facilitate research in fields from marketing to gender studies.

Twentieth-Century Drama

Twentieth-Century Drama will contain 2,100 plays in English from around the world from the 1890s to 2003. Unlike other drama collections available today, it presents a global, inclusive collection of the most important plays written in the English language from all over the world, highlighting many nationalities and ethnicities, and offering the most and useful complete picture of twentieth century drama. It contains mostly copyright texts unavailable elsewhere in electronic form including many out-of-print works that are difficult to obtain.

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Art, Design & Architecture Collection

A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest’s specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International……

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Art and Architecture Archive

Art and Architecture Archive connects researchers with searchable archives of leading trade and consumer magazines, tracing the history of photography, design, fine art, and architecture over the twentieth century.…

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The Vogue Archive

The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.…

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Canadian Library Listed Among “The Most Beautiful” Also Has “Many Hearts”

This spectacular geometric structure of four stacked glass boxes is Halifax’s new flagship library and since opening in 2014, it’s been causing a stir.

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Testimonio, Testimonials, and the Guatemalan Civil War

Survivors of the Guatemalan Genocide, which took the lives of 200,000 civilians share their stories in video testimonials recorded by the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.

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