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Pariscape: Imagining Paris in the Twentieth Century

Fall 2013

Listed in: Subject-First Year Seminar, as FYSE-120; Ronald C. Rosbottom (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Sara Smith.

  • Overview
  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Media

Overview

Worksheet

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

Arts & Humanities Full Text
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

JSTOR
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)

Project Muse
Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

Reference

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Standard general encyclopedia.

Literature Resource Center
Full-text critical studies, biographies of authors; covers all genres, all time periods, and all regions.

Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, and other Oxford art reference works covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography from prehistory to the present.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Media

Amherst College Digital Collections

ARTstor
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Bridgeman Education
A visual resource offering digital images of art, history, and culture from museums, galleries, private collections, and contemporary artists.