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This page lists core resources in general French studies research. For more resources related to French studies research, use the other guides linked to in the righthand sidebar. 

For a full list of Wheaton's electronic resources, consult this list.
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CORE RESOURCES

MLA International Bibliography Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore, including journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, and proceedings; via ProQuest; 1926 - present.
Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text current and archival articles from 580+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 1,800 e-books. Updated continually.
Repère Restricted Resource
Indexes and abstracts French language periodicals. Includes full text for over 190 periodicals. 1980 - present.

note: use VPN for off-campus access
CAIRN.info
In French, articles from a growing number of publications in humanities and social sciences, supported by the French National Book Centre.  Plenty of free articles, excellent search options. 
NB: a fee might be required for the full text of some articles.  Be aware before you download.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Full text backfiles of over 2,000 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Includes over 70 current titles, such as all University of Chicago Press journals. For all other titles, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in Project Muse or in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions. Use the yellow arrow, then the ArticleLinker button to link to content on an external site or check Journal Finder for complete holdings information.

ADDITIONAL DATABASES

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) Restricted Resource
Indexes a wide range of scholarship in international affairs, including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, conference proceedings, books, journal articles, and policy briefs. Much is in full text. Includes links to international affairs centers, institutes, environmental studies web pages, news media, and US, international, and foreign government sites.
Historical Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations pertaining to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (not including America, Canada, or pre-history; for America and Canada, use America: History and Life); 1955 - present. 
PAIS International and PAIS Archive Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes materials relating to political, social, and public policy issues. Citations include journal articles, books, directories, conference proceedings, pamphlets, reports, and government documents; a ProQuest database; 1914 - present. 
Sociological Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes journals, dissertations, conference papers, and selected books in sociology and related disciplines. A ProQuest database; 1952 - present. 
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes scholarly journal articles on the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400 - 1700 A.D.).

CITATION GUIDES & STYLE MANUALS

Online Writing Lab at Purdue - MLA Formatting and Style Guide
From Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL). Highly recommended.
Additional Guides in French Studies
Subject Specialist
Picture: Amy Barlow

Amy Barlow
Humanities Liaison
Tel: 5601

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