Literature and language researchers thrive on finding new angles to inspire their research, but sifting through document archives—and hoping they contain all issues, with no editorial or images ripped out—consumes time that could be spent in creative thought and inquiry. ProQuest’s tailored research environments include access to 350,000 complete and pristine primary texts, criticism, and reference works authoritatively curated for deep textual analysis and reliable citing. Important and rare early modern works facilitate the study of Europe’s cultural heritage. See our Arts and Literature catalog.
Early English Books Online is the definitive online collection of early printed works in English, making digital copies of over 146,000 rare works from before 1700 discoverable through an interface tailored for early modern scholars.
A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest’s specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International Bibliography of Art, together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals from ProQuest’s Arts & Humanities Database.
Early European Books takes scholars on an international exploration of life and culture in the early modern period by giving online access to a deep digital archive of rare books from the shelves of the leading national libraries of Europe.
The Linguistics Collection is comprised of index and full-text databases covering all linguistics subject areas. The collection includes Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and the Linguistics Database.
The Paley Center Seminars is an exclusive video collection of interviews with celebrities, television crews, and distinguished panels. It includes 300 filmed seminars from the acclaimed series held by The Paley Center for Media (formerly The Museum of Television & Radio) in New York and Los Angeles.
ProQuest's Literature & Language Ebook Subscription offers anytime, anywhere access to 21,700+ titles including 2,000 award winners. It covers topics such as language, literature, professional writing, journalism, library science, and more.
The Philosophy Collection combines the specialist indexing of the 3rd party Philosopher’s Index with a huge collection of full-text journal articles, dissertations and video from ProQuest’s Philosophy Database to support philosophy researchers at all levels.
The Music & Performing Arts Collection provides a cost-effective and efficient way for libraries to gain access to specialist databases for scholars and students researching music and the performing arts.
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.
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.