Resources for the USD community interested in French language and culture
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2015
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This guide is designed to give you a start on your research in French language and culture. Use the tabs above to navigate to the different sections of this guide.
Use the databases below for locating articles and bibliographies.
- MLA Bibliography
MLA (Modern Language Abstracts) lists journal articles and a variety of other types of materials on literature, languages, linguistics and folklore.
Includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable.
- Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for over 2,940 scholarly publications including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, health sciences, and ethnic studies.
- Dissertations and Theses Full Text
The database includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first U.S. dissertation, accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Dissertations published from 1980 forward also include 350-word abstracts.
- Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Created for the advancement of learning in the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) , ITER resources include Milton: A Bibliography for the Years 1624-1700 and Early Theatre (volume 1) 1998 to the present.
- International Medieval Bibliography (Brepolis IMB)
Multidisciplinary Bibliography of Europe, North Africa and the Near East (300-1500).
- Project Muse
Provides online access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
This feed shows French language films recently added to the collection.