Arts and Architecture Resources

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Humanities Full Text (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare Program)

Humanities Full Text provides full text, abstracts and indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. This resource covers art, classical studies, philosophy, religion and more.*

International Encyclopedia of Dance

An online reference e-book covering the full spectrum of dance--theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.*

Oxford Art Online (Provided by Greenberg Endowment)

Includes Grove Art Online and contains articles on all aspects of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic and decorative arts, photography - from prehistory to the present. *

Theatre in Video

Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world\'s leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.*

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Architectural Archives Database at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Contains records of architectural drawings owned by the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, primarily for structures in the Houston area.

Artcyclopedia: The Guide to Museum-Quality Art on the Internet

Search for works by thousands of artists in online exhibits..

Internet Movie Database

Search for informatin about movies by cast, characters, title, year, etc.