This is the "Recommended Databases" page of the "Recommended Databases for Western European Studies" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Recommended Databases for Western European Studies  

Last Updated: Mar 28, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
Recommended Databases Print Page

Western European Studies Recommended Databases

  • Academic Search Complete
    Providing indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others.
  • AIDA
    Contains nearly 287,000 journal articles from over 1,000 Italian academic journals covering the humanities and social sciences
    Contains the complete text of the collection Trésor de la Langue Française (nearly 2600 texts).
  • BDSL-online
    It is a database for German language and literature, literary history and criticism. 1985-present.
  • Bibliography of British and Irish History
    Provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth - from 55BC to the present.
  • British Humanities Index
    Provides abstracts from over 400 daily newspapers, weekly magazines and academic journals of international standing, with over 240,000 records dating back to 1962
    Offers the most comprehensive collection of French and Belgian journals in the humanities and social sciences available online.
  • DigiZeitschriften: das deutsche digitale Zeitschriftenarchiv
    Provides full-text access to German journals and annuals, often covering them in their entirety. Some start in the 1800s.
  • Erudit
    Provider of Francophone and Canadian peer reviewed journals in North America.
  • Factiva
    Covers national and international news; use the search builder to identify sources by country.
  • Francis
    Covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities
  • Gallica: la bibliothèque numérique
    Contains full-text books and serials covering the cultural history of France from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
  • HAPI
    Provides authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
  • IBZ Online
    Indexes international multidisciplinary academic periodical literature in the humanities, social sciences and related fields.
    Contains back issues of the core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and basic sciences with ability to limit results to items in a particular language.
  • Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog
    Allows simultaneous search of the holdings of major libraries in Europe and worldwide; includes used books.
  • KLGonline
    German Literature and German language literature published after 1945; provides bio-bibliographical information for more than 650 authors. 1945 – present
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Provides wide range of U.S. and international newspapers, radio and television transcripts.
  • MLA Int. Bibliography
    International coverage of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing published from 1926
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    Biographies of noteworthy people, no longer living, who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles.
  • Oxford Reference Online
    Covers reference works and dictionaries for several European languages.
  • Periodicals Index Online
    Indexes thousands of selected international periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences from their first issues to 1995.
    Provides full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin.
  • Torrossa (formerly EIO)
    Editoria Italiana Online. the full-text platform created by Casalini Libri for current scholarship in Italian Studies
  • World biographical information system
    Contains biographical information on over 6 million people worldwide, from the 8th century BC to present

Subject Guide

Profile Image
Heidi Madden, PhD MLS

Loading  Loading...