The databases listed here are largely full-text journal sites. Some are indexes that search for and list references but do not contain a pdf of the article. Use the Get It At Dal button to see if the article is held by another database at Dalhousie, if it is available in print, or you can order a copy through Document Delivery.
Some platforms, such as EBSCO, host multiple databases. It is possible to search in several databases at once by clicking on Choose Databases (top right) on the EBSCO interface.
Databases such as the International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance are subject specific, while others such as Academic Search Premier are broad and can contain references from thousands of journals spanning many disciplines. Databases also contain references to books and videos, have dictonary definitions, and contain historical full texts of plays or literature.
The databases listed below cover a wide range of humanities topics and will include information on costume-related topics. There is not a database in our collection devoted exclusively to Costume Studies.