Article Databases

Anthropology Plus Key site [UCSD Only]
Indexing database for anthropology, archaeology & related topics. Indexes articles in 2500+ scholarly journals, 1870 to present. Combines databases: Anthropological Literature (Harvard/Tozzer) and Anthropological Index (Royal Anthropological Institute)

ZENON: Catalogue of the German Archaeological Institute Key site
Database of books and journal articles on archaeology and related topics, held by the libraries of the German Archaeological Institute. Areas of special focus include Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Middle East.

AATA online abstracts of international conservation literature v.1(1955) - Publisher's Web site
Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts. 1955-present, index & abstracts of articles, book chapters, other publications. Subjects: material culture conservation, including works of art, architectural conservation, and archaeology.

Guide to internet sites, journal articles, books, and other publications related to the study of the ancient Near East. Hosted by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago.

Academic Search Complete [UCSD Only]
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.

AnthroSource (American Anthropological Association) [UCSD Only]
Collection of online journals published by the American Anthropological Association, including current and past issues. Searchable.

Art Full Text [UCSD Only]
1984-present. Citations to journal articles on art, architecture, photography, and related disciplines.

ATLA Religion Database [UCSD Only]
1949-present. Indexes journal articles, books and collected essays on all aspects of religious studies, from ancient history to the present, including social aspects of religious phenomena. Also useful for archaeology of the Levant.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals [UCSD Only]
1934-present, with selective coverage back to 1741. Lists journal articles in architecture, and related fields such as archaeology, urban planning, historic preservation, interior design.

Bibliografia Mesoamericana
Database listing books, articles & other publications on anthropology & archaeology of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador. Also includes related disciplines such as art history & linguistics.

Bibliography of Native North Americans [UCSD Only]
Database indexing journal articles, books and other publications, covering all aspects of native North American culture and history. Includes materials published from 1500s to present. Links to online texts.

Bibliography of the history of art [via Getty]
Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals covering European and American art from late antiquity to 2009.

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies) [UCSD Only]
International index to journal articles published from 1984 to present in the humanities and social sciences, with special strength in religion, anthropology, history of art, literature, economics.

GeoRef [UCSD Only]
1785-present (North America); 1933-present (world-wide). Indexes publications in geology, seismology, marine geology, geophysics, geochemistry (weak coverage), geological maps, hydrology, archaeology, etc.

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly publications across disciplines & sources: articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities etc. Use Scholar Preferences option for UC-eLinks.

Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.

Nestor: Bibliography of Aegean and Related Areas
Indexes publications 1957 to present on Aegean prehistory, Homeric society, and related fields. Covers from the Palaeolithic through end of Geometric Periods, in Greece, Albania, S. Bulgaria, W. & S. coastal Turkey, & Cyprus.

Oriental Institute Research Archives : Online Catalog
Searchable online catalog of library materials relating to the ancient Near East from prehistoric times through the Late Antique period.

Periodicals Archive Online [UCSD Only]
1665-2000. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Also try the much larger Periodicals Index Online.

Periodicals Index Online [UCSD Only]
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language. 10 percent of articles listed also include page images from Periodicals Archive Online

RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies
1966-present. Lists articles in Jewish studies and the study of Israel compiled from thousands of periodicals and article collections: Hebrew, Yiddish, European languages. Several thousand fulltext articles included.

Southeast Asian Archaeology Bibliographic Database
Sponsored by the Univ. of Penn. Museum and the Univ. of Hawai'i, this database includes over 4400 references on the archaeology of SE Asia.

Web of Knowledge [UCSD Only]
1900-present. Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index. Major database indexes 10,000+ journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, & humanities, as well as conference proceedings.