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GU-Q: French Language, Linguistics, and Literature

Databases

Databases for French
  • FRANCIS
    A multilingual, multidisciplinary database that covers journals, books, conference papers, and other materials in the humanities and social sciences. French language and literature is particularly strong.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Provides access to worldwide scholarly research in literature (including drama), language, linguistics, folklore, film, radio, television, and theater, representing all national literatures. 

  • PERSEE
    A national digitization project of French academic journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Provides full text access in PDF format.

  • Revues.org
    Full-text access (with embargo) to French social science and humanities journals published by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

Related Databases
  • Historical Abstracts
    Primary index to materials for research in non-U.S./non-Canadian history, including social and cultural history. Includes abstracts (summaries) of journal articles. Covers world history from 1450 to the present.
  • Humanities Full Text
    Indexes the major scholarly English-language journals in the humanities (including history and literature). For articles published before 1984, use Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective.
  • International Medieval Bibliography
    Indexes articles published in journals and in miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, collected essays, Festschriften and exhibition catalogues) published worldwide. All subjects relating to the Middle Ages are included, within the date range 400 to 1500 AD. Geographical areas covered are Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
    Citations to international scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations on language and linguistics, speech, and communication. Particularly strong in applied and descriptive linguistics and psycholinguistics.

  • Project Muse
    Provides access to scholarly journals in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others. Full text is available for titles marked with a green arrow.

Multidisciplinary Databases