Pariscape: Imagining Paris in the Twentieth Century

Fall 2010

Listed in: First Year Seminar, as FYSE-10; Ronald C. Rosbottom (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Michael Kasper.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Citing Sources

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.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database (1972 to present)
Index of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.

Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).


Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Standard general encyclopedia.

Petit Robert en ligne
Standard French language dictionary.

Print-format Encyclopedias


Dictionnaire d'Histoire de France Perrin. Paris, 1981.
A one-volume encyclopedia of French history - in French. (Ref DC 35 D53)


Dictionnaire de Paris. Paris, 1964.
A one-volume encyclopedia of Paris - in French. (Ref DC 704 D5)


Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture. London & N.Y., 1998.
A one-volume English-language encyclopedia of French history.  (Ref DC 33.7 E53 1998)


Paris: Buildings and Monuments. N.Y., 1999.
An illustrated guide. (Ref DC 708 P7413 1999)

Citing Sources

Links to style manuals...the Library's How to Cite page.