Arts & Humanities
LOOK - Consortium of fine arts galleries in Louisville.
Smithsonian Institution - 14 individual museums.
The Ancient World
Internet Classics Archive - Greek, Roman, Chinese, and Persian classics in English translation.
Art & Fashion
Artcyclopedia - Search for museums, artists, or artwork by titles, or browse by movement/period. You can also browse artists by gender, nationality, popularity, medium, or subject.
Art Through Time: A Global View - A thematic approach to art history and appreciation, featuring thirteen half-hour programs, a guide, text, and other Web resources.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
WebMuseum: Famous Artworks Exhibition - Glossary, artist index, and theme index.
Drama & Dance
Doolee.com - Index of modern playwrights and plays.
Inter-play - Online index to plays in collections, anthologies, and periodicals.Medieval Drama Links - Selected by Prof. Sydney Higgins.
Film & Television
Academy Awards Database (Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences)
AdViews - Digital archive of vintage television commercials (1950s–1980s).
Emmy Awards (Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)
Literature & Poetry
Bartleby.com - Literature, reference, and verse.
Favorite Poem Project - View archived videos of notable and ordinary Americans reading and discussing their favorite poems.
Invitation to World Literature - Offers up literature from "a range of eras, places, cultures, languages, and traditions," hosted by Professor David Damrosch. For each text, visitors can watch the 30-minute corresponding program, read selections from each work, and also explore the historical and cultural context of each work through interactive maps and other features. Performers and artists such as Kristin Chenoweth, Philip Glass, and Wole Soyinka are featured.
Literary Criticism Collection on IPL - Search by author, title, or literary period.
LitQuotes - Search by subject, title, or author.
Poetry America - Read poetry, learn to understand it, and hone your writing skills. Features a special teen section.
Poetry Foundation - Poem search tools, audio & podcasts, Poetry Magazine online, etc.
Poetry Society of America - The nation's oldest poetry organization. Links to poetry journals, publishers, and literary magazines
Poets.org - Searchable indexes, audio, and video. Writing and reading resources.
Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875 - Nearly 3,000 volumes of 19th century American fiction.
» See awards lists on our Good Books & Films pages
» For links to online literature see our Good Books & Films pages
American Memory Music Collection - 32 digital collections from the Library of Congress
Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers - Abridged of not, this site has information on over 500 composers, plus links to other websites, books and CDs about composers, and even sheet music.
Eric Weinstein's Treasure Trove of Music - Information about musical instruments and notation, scales and chords, and much, much more.
Music for the Nation: American sheet music collections from 1820–1860 and 1870–1875 - Part of the Library of Congress American Memory project.
National Jukebox - Free streaming audio of historical recordings, including blues, classical/opera, ethnic music, jazz/ragtime, musical theater, and traditional/country music as well as a large selection of religious and spoken word recodings.
Philosophy & Religion
Adherents.com - Statistics and religious geography information, plus a detailed list of the influential people in over 100 religions.
Philosophy Digital Texts - Aristotle, Dewey, Locke, Machiavelli, Plato, Rousseau, etc. (ILT at Columbia University's)
Last Updated 11/25/14