Arts and humanities


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.
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.
Getty Publications Virtual Library
E-books in open access on the field of the fine arts from the Getty's collections.
Compilation of twentieth and twenty-first century Japanese literary works by leading authors.


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.
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.
A selection of dictionaries
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.
A selection of video recordings of theatre performances.
Encyclopaedia of painting and fine art.

Press and news

Digital newspaper devoted to culture with the aim of giving a voice to cultural acts and events, publishing news.
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
Documents that collate the methodological and technical specifications resulting from experience.


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


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.