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Multidisciplinary and Linguistics Databases

Multidisciplinary databases  (reserved access to Ca' Foscari users)

Linguistics databases  (reserved access to Ca' Foscari users)

Multidisciplinary databases

  • ArticleFirst contains over 14.3 million bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of more than 16,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and other popular culture.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science) is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals. Some of the disciplines covered include: Archelogy, art, Asian studies, classics, history, language, linguistics, literature. philosophy. Coverage: from 1990 to present.
  • FRANCIS (Humanities & Social Sciences) is a multilingual and multidisciplinary bibliographic database with international scope, covering Humanities: archaeology, history of art, history of science, linguistics, literature, philosophy, prehistory, religions; Social sciences: administration, Latin America, computer and law, education, ethnology, geography, health, sociology; Economics: economy, energy economics, management. 
  • JSTOR  is an interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.
  • Periodicals Archive Online is an online periodical archive that makes the backfiles of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences available electronically, providing access to the full text of a growing number of digitized periodicals that have been indexed in its sister database, Periodicals Index Online. Currently, Periodicals Archive Online contains over 600 journals, providing access to over 14 million article pages - representing over 2.8 million articles.
  • Periodicals Index Online  is an electronic index to millions of articles published in over 6,000 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. It enables undergraduate, graduate, faculty and general researchers to quickly locate every article relevant to their particular field of study. Periodicals Index Online currently indexes over 18 million articles going as far back as 1665 and every article in each journal is indexed, from volume 1 issue 1 to recent times.
  • ScienceDirect, a part of Elsevier, is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. There are currently more than 9.5 million articles/chapters.
  • Scopus is a database of abstracts and citations for scholarly journal articles. It covers nearly 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, including coverage of 16,500 peer-reviewd journals in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences (including arts and humanities) fields. It is owned by Elsevier and is provided on the Web for subscribers.
  • SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals and books published by Springer. SpringerLink currently offers over 1,250 fully peer-reviewed journals and more than 10,000 books online.
  • Web of Science  is an online academic service provided by Thomson Reuters. It provides access to: Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). Its multidisciplinatory content covers over 10,000 highest impact journals worldwide, including Open Access journals and over 110,000 conference proceedings. It covers the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with coverage available to 1900 across 256 disciplines.
  • Wiley InterScience is an online service that provides access to over 3 million articles across nearly 1500 journals and 7000 Online Books and major reference works.


Linguistics Databases

  • American Bibliography of Slavic & Eastern European Studies (ABSEES) produced by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Some of the many subjects covered include: Anthropology, Culture & the arts, Economics, Education, Geography. Indexed sources include books, dissertations, journals, online resources and selected government publications published in the United States and Canada. Coverage for ABSEES ranges from 1939 to the present.
  • American Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains more than 410,000 records on all subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present. Through the 1991 printed version, the BAS included citations to western-language periodical articles, individually authored monographs, chapters in edited volumes, conference proceedings, anthologies, and Festschriften, etc.
  • ERIC - Education Resources Information Center provides unlimited access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles (covering 1966 to the present), books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports and other education-related materials from a variety of sources, including scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers, policy organizations, university presses, etc. Individual contributors submit conference papers, research papers, dissertations, and theses. Journal records (click here for the title list) typically include bibliographic data (author, title, date, journal citation, publisher) and an abstract, or short description of the work. A small number of journal publishers also make the full text of an article available at no cost directly through this Web site.
  • MLA International Bibliography indexes review books and journals for material that relates to all forms of human communication. Coverage includes literature from all over the world--Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Folklore is represented by folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems. Linguistics and language materials range from history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, and syntax to translation. Other topics include literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theater), and history of printing and publishing. The database contains over 2 million records. The file covers indexing back to 1926.



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