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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.

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American Drama, 1714-1915

American Drama is the only electronic collection to bring together--in fully-searchable electronic format--such an extensive and inclusive compilation of American dramatic literature.

American Film Institute Catalog

Produced in collaboration with the American Film Institute, the American Film Institute Catalog is the premier resource for studying American motion pictures. It is the most comprehensive and detailed national filmography in the world.

American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries

Through an innovative partnership, ProQuest and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), a consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries, is offering full-color, digital access to a broad range of American periodicals.

American Periodicals Series

American Periodicals Series includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the twentieth century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals database offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration.

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.

DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals / FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus

This essential tool for film studies, created by the International Federation of Film Archives, indexes more than 300,000 articles from 300 of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals, dating from 1972 onward.

Film Index International

Produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute, this first release of Film Index International contains the BFI's most up to date film and person index, with records from 1900 to the present. Offering both film and person searches, as well as a new quick search function, Film Index International has useful functionality, such as a search history, the ability to save and e-mail selected records, a combine saved searches function, usage statistics and a number of other new features.

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.

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