Art & Music

Databases for articles on Art, Art History, or Music

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Academic Search Premier  avl_logo

Academic Search Premier has information in nearly every area of academic study and includes full-text for more than 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.


A digital library that offers more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research purposes.

Expanded Academic ASAP avl_logo (Coverage: 1980-present)

Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers -many with full text and images. It includes information about the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and technology.


The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. Faulkner University users have access to both the Arts & Sciences III and Arts & Sciences IV Collections.

The largest collection of Western Classical sheet music ever assembled is now available via the internet from Faulkner users have access to and command of over 300,000 pages of sheet music from over 35,000 works including the entire piano works of Chopin, all the songs of Schubert, all the organ music of J. S. Bach, and all the orchestra parts and scores of Beethoven, among many others.

National Jukebox from the Library of Congress

This music listening collection is still in its early stages but promises to be a vast archive of American musical experience. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it is freely available on the web.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is an online classical music library. It offers streaming access to more than 43,650 CDs. The library also offers the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels. Other resources offered by NML include synopses of over 700 operas, a pronunciation guide for composer and artist names and a glossary of musical terms. A comprehensive online encyclopedia of classical music is in development.

Oxford Reference Online Premium avl_logo

Oxford Reference Online offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.