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Dictionnaire de l’Académie française Unrestricted Resource

The ninth edition of the Dictionnaire de l’Académie française, with links to the eighth edition as well.

Databases

BDHL: Banque de Données d'Histoire Littéraire Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Pour faire des recherches sur les oeuvres et les auteurs de langue française. 

Books in Print Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Books in and out of print in all languages from publishers around the world.

Note: books in all languages from around the world

French Studies Web Unrestricted Resource
 The French Studies Web provides annotated links to scholarly web resources and includes sites of particular interest to librarians specializing in Western Europe. It does not strive for exhaustiveness. Where possible, links to high-quality, scholarly meta-sites are given.  The French Studies Web is one part of the Western European Studies Section Web of resources for Western European studies section of theAssociation of College and Research Libraries.   

Global Books in Print Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Books in and out of print in all languages from publishers around the world.
Note: books in all languages from around the world

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Almost 300 entries on critics, theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.  Updated annually.

Note: full text of reference work

Oxford Journals Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes the text of 262 Oxford University Press journals from 1996 to the present.  Use the database's advanced search function to search by author, article titles, or journal or by year.  Although content prior to 1996 may be searched, the Graduate Center has access only to text from 1996 to the present.

Note: 262 journals from 1996 to present

Multi-Database Search Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available Resource contains images
This resource allows the simultaneous searching of all the full-text and bibliographic databases to which all of CUNY subscribes and all EBSCO databses, as well as the CUNY+ Online Catalog. It does not include the resources to which the Graduate Center subscribes separately. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: Search all CUNY-wide electronic resources simultaneously

L' Annee philologique Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
French classics journal from 1949 through 2006. Earlier issues will be added eventually.
Note: French classics journal

Anthropological Index Online Unrestricted Resource
AIO indexes current periodicals in the British Museum's Anthropology Library from 1957 to the present.
Note: free index of journals

Art Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The full-text version of Art Index indexes 460 journals, providing the full text of many beginning with 1997. In addition to art history and architecture titles, many film journals are included. A list of available titles can be generated by going here and selecting Journal Directory. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: full text version of Art Index

Art Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Indexes over 400 international English-language arts publications from September 1984 to the present. Abstracts are no longer available. Searchable in English, French, and Spanish.
Note: indexes over 400 journals

ARTFL Project Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Over 2,600 French literary texts from the University of Chicago. The New York Public Library offers a more complete version of ARTFL texts online.
Note: French literary texts

Arts & Humanities Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Part of Web of Science, this database finds bibliographic citations, abstracts, cited references, and the number of times cited for articles from 1,160 international journals in the arts and humanities since 1975 as well as relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journal. Approximately 2,300 new records containing 15,525 new references are added each week. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index emphasizing the sciences and social sciences, with some humanities coverage.
Note: cited references since 1975

ARTstor Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains images
Nearly one million images of art and architecture. Online help.
Note: one million images

Biography Reference Bank Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Biographical information about over 550,000 people. Includes 380,000 periodical articles and more than 36,000 images. Over 80,00 profiles from reference works published by Garland, Greenwood, Harvard University Press, Houghton Mifflin, Oryx, Oxford University Press, and H. W. Wilson. There are 5,000 biographies from the 2004 edition of the American National Biography. A complete list of such sources is available.
Note: 550,000 biographies

Chicago Manual of Style Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 15th edition available online to GC affiliates only. Includes quick guide, questions and answers, and additional tools.
Note: text of 15th ed.

Communication and Mass Media Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes the full text of over 325 journals in communications and media, as well as citations from several hundred additional titles. To determine its usefulness for a wide range of topics in the humanities and social sciences, consult the publications list within the database.
Note: over 325 journals

Digital Dissertations/Abstracts and Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Indexes two-million dissertations from over one-thousand institutions, with citations from 1861-1980 and abstracts from 1980+. Includes the full text of most CUNY dissertations and post-1997 dissertations from other institutions. Database Guide (PDF)


Note: citations, abstracts, recent text

Directory of Open Access Journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Over 3,200 online journals arranged by subject. Supported by SPARC and the Open Society Institute.
Note: free full-text journals

Essay & General Literature Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Contains citations to essays in collections of mostly scholarly works and miscellaneous works published since 1984 in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. More than 300 volumes are indexed annually. While there are no abstracts, complete contents of the volumes are listed. An extremely useful resource for all disciplines because it indexes sources not covered elsewhere.
Note: indexes essay collections

Film Literature Index Unrestricted Resource
Indexes all the content of 150 film and television journals from 30 countries and selectively indexes 200 additional periodicals. Includes 700,000 citations of articles, film reviews, and book reviews from 1976-2001. This resource is not being updated. Also see Searching for DVDs and Videocassettes in CUNY+.
Note: free 1976-2001 index

Grove Art Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Electronic version of Grove's The Dictionary of Art. Also includes The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The 34 volumes of the text edition of Grove Art are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. N31.D5 1996. Database Guide (PDF).

Note: art dictionary

Grove Music Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. The 29 volumes of the text edition are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. ML100.N48 2001.  Grove Music also includes the contents of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. A guide to the database is available. Database Guide (PDF)Searching for Music Scores and Sound Recordings in CUNY+. 
Note: music dictionary

Humanities Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Includes abstracts of articles published in English from 1984 to the present in all fields of the humanities. Includes text from 287 periodicals.
Note: indexes journals since 1984

Humanities International Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
Indexes over 2,100 humanities sources, including journals, books, and reference works, with full text of 890 journals. In addition to articles and reviews, the database provides abstracts of fiction, poetry, photographs, and drawings.
Note: 890 journals

JSTOR Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
The Arts and Sciences I-IX collections of JSTOR offer the full text of 1,729 scholarly journals including African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, classical studies, ecology, economics, education, feminist and women's studies, film studies,  folklore, geography, history, , language,  literature,  Middle East studies, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, sociology.  Coverage begins with the first issue of almost every journal and continues through varying periods within the last five years. Click here for a list of the journals by subject and the available dates. Click here for an alphabetical list. Using JSTOR with such citation-management tools as EndNote and RefWorks requires creating a MyJSTOR account. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 1,729 scholarly journals

Literature Resources from Gale Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
MLA International Bibliography, as well as more than 10,000 bio-critical essays from Dictionary of Literary Biography; biographical information about over 130,000 writers from Contemporary Authors; all entries from Contemporary Literary Criticism since volume 95 and complete profiles of more than 200 of the most studied authors from previous editions of CLC; the Scribner Writers Series of 15-to-20-page essays about over 1,600 writers and literary genres; and the full text of 600 books from Twayne's Author Series. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: MLA, biographies, and criticism

LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from over 1,500 linguistic and language periodicals from 1973 to the present. A detailed description of LLBA is available. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: indexes 1,500 journals

MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled Some full text available
MLA, available through Gale's Literature Resource Center, indexes over 3,000 periodicals dealing with literature, language, linguistics, folklore, and popular culture from 1926 to the present. MLA includes the full text from recent issues of 141 journals. Database Guide (PDF)



Note: literature & language index

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Electronic version of Grove's The Dictionary of Art. Also includes The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The 34 volumes of the text edition of Grove Art are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. N31.D5 1996. Database Guide (PDF).
Note: art dictionary

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Translations of thousands of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish words and phrases.
Note: six languages

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. The 29 volumes of the text edition are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. ML100.N48 2001. Oxford Music Online also includes the contents of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Database Guide (PDF)Searching for Music Scores and Sound Recordings in CUNY+. 

Note: music dictionary

Philosopher's Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from philosophy journals and books in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish from 1940 to the present. Nearly 570 journals from thirty-eight countries are indexed. Approximately eighty percent of citations are from journal articles, the rest from books. More than 10,000 new records are added annually. Most records beginning in 1970 have abstracts.Database Guide (PDF)

Note: indexes 570 journals

Project Muse Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 316 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Click here for a list of the available titles.Database Guide (PDF)

Note: 316 scholarly journals

Project Muse (alternate site) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 316 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Click here for a list of the available titles.
Note: 316 scholarly journals

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of the ten-volume 1998 reference work.
Note: reference work

Social Sciences Citation Index Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Bibliographic citation, abstract, cited references, and times cited. These records are for articles in major social science journals from 1975 to the present. To search only this portion of Web of Science, scroll to bottom of search screen and check only Social Sciences Citation Index. Scopus is a similar citation index.  Database Guide (PDF)

Note: cited references since 1990

Social Services Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Abstracts of articles from 1980 to the present.
Note: indexes journals since 1980

SocIndex with Full Text Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
This EBSCO database indexes 2,540 journals in the social sciences, with full text as far back as 1895 for 253 journals, as well as the text for an additional 72 journals, 547 books, and 6,711 American Sociological Association and American Society of Criminology conference papers.
Note: journals, books, conference papers

Sociological Abstracts Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
Bibliographic citations from 2,600 journals concerned with sociology and related disciplines from 1963 to the present.
Note: indexes 2,600 journals

Theatre in Video Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Resource contains video
More than 300 videos of plays or drama documentaries. See Alan Arkin, Peggy Ashcroft, Marie-Christine Barrault, Claire Bloom, Zoe Caldwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Faye Dunaway, John Gielgud, Lou Gossett, Jr., Philip Baker Hall, Julie Harris, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, James Earl Jones, Harvey Keitel, Walter Matthau, Helen Mirren, Laurence Olivier, Michel Piccoli, Ralph Richardson, Meryl Streep, John Thaw, Cicely Tyson, Eli Wallach, and others in plays by Aeschylus, Albee, Beckett, Chekhov, Fugard, Gogol, Hansberry, Ibsen, Miller, Moliere, O'Neill, Pinter, Pirandello, Shakespeare, Sophocles, Strindberg, Wasserstein, and others.
Note: over 300 videos

Twayne's Author Series Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 586 books providing biographical, critical, and bibliographic studies of writers from Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola and overviews of eighteen topics, including French structuralism, Native American literature, and women writers of the English renaissance. These writers and topics may also be searched within Literature Resources from Gale.
Note: biography & criticism

WorldCat (FirstSearch) Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Holdings of thousands of American and international libraries. Make ILL requests with the Find it! button. Searchable in English, French, and Spanish. See an online tutorial to the database. See also the freely accessible version of WorldCat. Database Guide (PDF)

Note: holdings of thousands of libraries; make ILL requests through Find it!

Journal Articles

Le Débat Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Histoire, politiques, et société, en français.
Note: Academic Journal

Orées Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images

Revue francophone de l'université Concordia à Montréal, Canada.

Newspapers

Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) Unrestricted Resource
 is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. NewspaperCat was funded by a grant from the George A. Smathers Libraries.

Bibliographies

Africa and women writers Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
An overview of texts written in French by women writers of African origin and others who have a close relationship with Africa. Sponsored by The School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. This project was  made possible thanks to the support provided by the women writers mentioned in this website, the Australian Research Council (ARC), the journal Amina and innumerable colleagues and collaborators. 

Libraries, Archives, and Manuscripts

IMEC (l'Institut Mémoires de l'édition contemporaine) Unrestricted Resource
A specialized archive of French writing and publishing. One of the most prestigious documentary source centers of contemporary French literary papers.
Note: A specialized archive of French writing and publishing

Théâtrales Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images
est une collection de textes et d'hypertextes en français sur le théâtre. Elle a été fondée par André G. Bourassa, avec le soutien multimédia de Pierre Cormier et Martin Simoneau, de l'Université du Québec à Montréal, en novembre 1994. Elle a été mise en ligne le 1er mai 1995, avec la participationation initiale de Barry Russell (1943-2003), auquel a succédé Frédéric Kantorowski en novembre 2001. Le soutien multimédia est maintenant assuré par François Bourassa.

Museums

Cinémathèque française Unrestricted Resource
Exhibitions, screenings, etc.

Web Sites

ABU : la Bibliothèque Universelle Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Laccès libre au texte intégral d'oeuvres du domaine public francophone sur Internet depuis 1993. Ces textes sont produits et diffusés par les membres bénévoles de l'Association des Bibliophiles Universels (ABU)

La Bibliothèque électronique du Québec Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Textes d'auteurs appartenant au domaine public.   Plus de 1100 Ebooks libres et gratuits.

ClicNet (Swarthmore College) Unrestricted Resource
Ressources virtuelles en français pour les étudiants, les enseignants de français langue étrangère (FLE) ou langue seconde (FLS), et tous ceux qui s'intéressent aux cultures, aux arts et aux littératures francophones.
Situé à l'Université de Swarthmore (Pennsylvanie, USA), ClicNet est réalisé par Carole Netter.

Note: Ressources virtuelles en français

E-Texts at UVa Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Electronic texts in humanities, some free.
Note: electronic texts in humanities, some free

Fabula Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Une association de chercheurs s'intéressant à l'articulation entre théorie et histoire littéraires, rassemblés autour d'un site Internet. En outre, le site Fabula se veut un lieu de ressources et de rencontre destiné aux chercheurs du large domaine des études littéraires.
Note: Une association de chercheurs

French @ Lehman Unrestricted Resource
Links to Ressources Internet Francophones from Lehman College

Gallica Bibliothèque Numérique Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Digital Library of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
Note: Digital Library of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

TennesseeBob's Famous French Links -University of Tennessee Unrestricted Resource
10,000 links on this Supersite for French and Francophone literature, history, art, film, and more, by Tennessee Bob Peckham
Note: 10,000 links on this Supersite

Volterre Unrestricted Resource
Ressources langues et linguistiques anglaises et françaises

Studies in French Cinema Unrestricted Resource
Open-access, peer-reviewed journal published three times a year by the Association for Studies in French Cinema
Note: Open-access, peer-reviewed journal

Poésie Française Unrestricted Resource

Plus de 6000 poèmes  du poètes de langue française, du Moyen-âge au XXème siècle,
Poésie Française est également un espace de diffusion pour tous les poètes internautes. Vous pouvez y découvrir les poèmes d'auteurs confirmés, d'amateurs éclairés, ou encore vous y inscrire et y publier vos propres oeuvres. Poésie Française se
compose de deux parties distinctes : « Les Grands Classiques » et « Vos Poèmes »



 



Note: Plus de 6000 poèmes

Grants/Scholarships/Financial Aid

COS Funding Opportunities Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Grants, internships, graduate and post-graduate fellowships in all subject areas. Search by keyword; set alerts for relevant opportunites.

Note: grants, fellowships, internships