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European Studies Research Guide
- New Titles
Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
- Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).
- Arts & Humanities Full Text
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.
- MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
- Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.
- LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies)
Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.
- Electronic Enlightenment (18th century)
Full text of over 53,000 letters and documents from the best critical editions.
- CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (1991 to present)
- ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)
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- Amherst College Digital Collections
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.
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)
Page images and full-text searching for more than 136,000 key English- and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, based on the English Short Title Catalogue.