culture and recreation

Although you can search through the nearly 50 available databases individually, you can also do an all-in-one search. Discover a great collection of articles gleaned from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and books along with videos, images, and audio. PowerSearch is a great place to start searching for any topic.


Culinary Arts Collection
150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines are gathered here, with thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
FineArtsMusicFine Arts and Music Collection
This collection provides resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and film-making. 
GardenLandscapeGardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
50 industry journals are compiled here for farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists, covering practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.
HomeImprovementHome Improvement Collection
A collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles for professionals and hobbyists alike, including topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, and zoning requirements.

HospitalityHospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
Access to more than 500 scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications in this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, including cultural and economic aspects.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The one-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues, this resource features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites.

Updated 8/26/2015