Databases - Most Useful
- Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics from 1973-
- Literature Resource Center
Includes Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of
Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis
of authors from every age and literary discipline.
- MLA Bibliography
Multilingual index to books and journals in the fields of literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from 1926-present
Databases - Also Useful
A compendium of French texts, mostly from the Renaissance-20th century. Source for primary resources.
- Arts & Humanities Citation Index
The Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a
multidisciplinary database indexing more than 1,100 arts and
humanities journals, as well as relevant references from over 6,800
science and social sciences periodicals from 1975-
- Bibliotheque nationale de France
The French National Bibliography describes books
and serials published, or distributed in France and received by the
Bibliotheque Nationale de France through legal deposit. It contains a
list of records sorted by a thematic and alphabetical classification
author/title: a list of books and official publications, a list of
serials. Books -- About 50,000 new titles or new editions are added
annually. Serials -- Around 5,000 new titles a year: newspapers,
journals, yearbooks and monographic series are added annually.
- China Academic Journals
Comprehensive, full-text database of Chinese
journals in the world. It contains more than 7,200 journals starting
from 1915. As of September 2007, the full-text article count reached
23.5 million. 10 Series databases--Science and Engineering (ABC),
Agriculture, Medicine/Hygiene, Literature/History/Philosophy,
Economics/Politics/Law, Education/Social Science,
Electronics/Information Science; These are further divided into 168
Subject databases. Full-text articles from 7,200 journals in mainland
China, including core journals and specialty journals.
An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,909 known living languages.
Contains records from more than 3,000 journals,
books, dissertations, and other American and European sources covering
the humanities, social sciences, and economics.
- Fuente Academica
Fuente Academica provides PDF full text for 260
scholarly publications covering areas of academic study. Content is
provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
- HAPI (Hispanic American Periodical Index)
Source for authoritative, worldwide information
about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the
United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States
- Humanities and Social Sciences Full Text (plus Retrospective)
Periodical coverage in Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective (1907-1984)
includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous
lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Humanities Full Text
brings you full text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the
most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as numerous
lesser-known but important specialized magazines.
- ITER bibliography
The Iter bibliography addresses many aspects of
the Middle Ages and Renaissance--including archaeology, art, history,
literature, music, philosophy, religion, and history of
science--covering the years 400 - 1700. It provides citations for
books, journal material published since 1842 (articles, reviews,
review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and
discographies), and citations for essays in books published since 1993.
A database of the back issues of core journals in
the humanities, social sciences and sciences. The gap between the
most recently published issue of any journal and the date of the most
recent issue available in JSTOR is from 2 to 5 years.
- Russian Academy of Science Bibliographies (RAS)
Describes material on the social sciences and
humanities published in the Commonwealth of Independent States and
- Oxford University Press
Online fulltext access to journals published by the Oxford University Press.
- Project MUSE
Provides access to the full-text of more
than 200 scholarly journals published by the Johns Hopkins University
Press. Subjects include art, anthropology, classics, culture and
society, demographics, economics, folklore, history, language,
literature, mathematics, medicine and health, philosophy, politics,
religion, science, sociology, etc. Coverage varies according to title
(1993-) Also called Project Muse. (http://muse.uq.edu.au/journals Mirror server if
link above is not working.)
- SUR, 1931-1992
One of the most important and influential
literary magazines published in Latin America in the twentieth
century. This edition includes images of the complete magazine,
including covers, photographs and advertisements (50,000 pages).
The WordReference Dictionaries are free online translation
dictionaries. The most popular dictionaries are the Spanish Dictionary,
French Dictionary and the Italian Dictionary. Search with the form
below or the box above.
- WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Over 40 million citations to books, periodicals,
sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials and much
more, representing holdings of most libraries in North America and some
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