Arts and humanities

Databases

Let yourself be inspired by this electronic resource specialising in visual and applied arts.
Arts & Humanities Database
Database on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and culture.
Artstor
An online art gallery with around 2 million images, donated by leading archives, artists and museums.
Linguistics Database
This database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics or semantics.
Periodicals Archive Online
Archive that makes the backfiles of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social science

Recommended books

Digitalia Hispánica
A database of ebooks in Spanish, from Spanish and Latin American publishers.
Digitalia Catalan
A database of ebooks in Catalan.
Film Scripts Online
Collection of classics with over 500 scripts.
Getty Publications Virtual Library
E-books in open access on the field of the fine arts from the Getty's collections.
09.04.18
Compilation of twentieth and twenty-first century Japanese literary works by leading authors.
Naxos Works Database
A musical encyclopedia with biographies of composers and information on classical works.

Journals

Visit the La Maleta de Portbou website to browse this bimonthly Humanities and Economics journal.
1611: Revista de Historia de la Traducción
Publication that looks at the history of translation with the aim of showing the relevant scenarios.
Art History
Academic journal founded in 1978 by the Association of Art Historians and published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Asian Studies Review
Journal on contemporary and modern Asia that tackles subjects such as the history, culture, society, language, etc.
Neural
Italian magazine, which concentrates on new multimedia art, electronic music and hacktivism.

Reference works

Diccionario de símbolos
This dictionary is the latest version of the most important prose work of poet and art critic Juan Eduardo Cirlot.
Dictionaries
09.12.18
A selection of dictionaries
Sage Research Methods
The materials are designed to support researchers throughout all the phases of their research.
Oxford Art Online
An online version of the Dictionary of Art published by Macmillan-Grove.
ORO
A collection of general and specialised dictionaries and reference works.

Open-acces resources

A digital journal, published by the UOC, which analyses the intersections between art, science and technology.
Perseus Digital Library
Database created by Tufts University containing texts, lexicons, images and maps of Ancient Greece.
Teatroteca
A selection of video recordings of theatre performances.
WikiArt
Encyclopaedia of painting and fine art.

Press and news

Núvol
Digital newspaper devoted to culture with the aim of giving a voice to cultural acts and events, publishing news.
Bearn
Weekly culture journal devoted to promoting Catalan literature.
MyNews Hemeroteca
Digital platform of Spanish modern printed press, used by journalists and information professionals.

Rules and standards

ICOM - International Council of Museums
It sets the professional rules and the standards of excellence of the international museum community.
Recommendations, guidelines, rules and standards
08.31.16
Documents that collate the methodological and technical specifications resulting from experience.

Dossiers

The path to academic success
01.07.19
Study resources and techniques to help you pass your continuous assessment tests and exams.
Art manifestos
10.16.18
Here you will find some useful resources to whom need to use these manifestos or want to deepen.
Academic plagiarism
08.16.18
Resources and tools to avoid and detect plagiarism.

Labs

CCCB LAB: Investigació i innovació en cultura
CCCB Lab Blog about ICT and it's relationship with diferent cultural expressions
Monoskop Log
Multidisciplinary blog focusing preferably on field of art, culture and technology
Open Culture
A collection of online courses, in both audio and video format, taught at the most prestigious universities.