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These databases cover a variety of subjects and thus, may be good starting points for locating more interdisciplinary information. Because they do not focus on literature, they will not be the best tools for identifying literary criticism.
Academic Search Complete
A scholarly, multidisciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for over 12,500 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others. Also includes full-text access to over 8,500 journals.
Web of Science
Includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI), 1975-present. Covers the journal literature of the arts and humanities, with cited references but not abstracts. Indexes 1,100 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.
A simple way to search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, and books. Be sure to SET SCHOLAR PREFERENCES so you can link directly to full text. Use tutorial on the left for more information.
MLA International Bibliography: Tutorials
View brief tutorials for tips on effective searching and details on content included.
Finding Literary Journals
MLA Directory of Periodicals
A master list that covers over 5,800 journals that publish articles on language, literature, folklore, or pedagogy.
Project Muse & JSTOR contain many humanities journals and books--both can be a good place to identify articles/chapters on interdisciplinary topics.
Browse or search the full text of current volumes of selected humanities journals.
Browse or search the full text of older issues of selected humanities journals.