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Provides annotated links to scholarly resources of particular interest to students & faculty researching at U.Va.
Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926
A multidisciplinary database that indexes over 10,000 publications, with the complete text of over 5,500 periodicals, including a mix of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and newspapers. 5% of material in French language
Gives access to multiple databases that reference cross-disciplinary research, which allows for in-depth exploration of specialized sub-fields within an academic or scientific discipline. Around 20 % of the material in french language.
EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) is a core collection of locally-indexed metadata that serves as the foundation of EBSCO’s Complete Discovery Solution. EDS provides access to an institution’s entire collection via a single, customizable entry point.
ProQuest offers UVa faculty, staff, and students access to 42 separate databases, covering numerous fields from the hard sciences to social sciences, as well as newspapers, government records, and statistical data.
Find articles about the history of the world from 1450 to the present, published in over 2,000 journals from many countries. Includes book reviews. Does not include articles about the US or Canada. For these see America: History & Life.
Find articles, reports, and other materials on social, cultural, physical, biological and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture and interdisciplinary studies. Combines Anthropological Literature from Harvard's Tozzer Library and Anthropological Index from the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Includes working papers from research institutes, occasional papers series from NGO's, conference proceedings, current tables of contents and article abstracts from selected journals, and full-text of selected books.
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides coverage of journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study. It provides indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles. Furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals.
Full-text backfiles of many important scholarly journals in the areas of anthropology, Asian studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population studies, sociology, and statistics.
Databases from the American Psychological Association: PsycINFO, an index of articles and books in psychology; PsycARTICLES, full text journals; PsycBOOKS, fulltext books; and PsycCRITIQUES, book and film reviews.
Makes available online runs of referenced, French-language journals in the field of the social and human sciences. Launched in 2004, the initiative is overseen by the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research. (Includes Italian Studies. mostly in French language)
Cairn.info vous permet de consulter en ligne un nombre croissant de publications de sciences humaines et sociales de langue française. Sans inscription ou abonnement préalable, tout internaute peut accéder gratuitement aux résumés des publications proposées sur ce portail, à leurs plans lorsque ceux-ci sont disponibles ainsi que, dans certains cas, à leur texte intégral
Spanish-language journals in the humanities and social sciences (Includes Italian Studies. mostly in Spanish language)
Environmental Sciences Databases that includes information about Italy
Provides international coverage in areas such as genetics, botany, ecology, biomedicine, zoology, microbiology, and biochemistry.
Citations to articles, books, software, etc. in the primary areas of agriculture and the life sciences.
Information service on environmental law, which combines the environmental law information holdings of FAO, IUCN and UNEP. The ECOLEX database includes information on treaties, international soft-law and other non-binding policy and technical guidance documents, national legislation, judicial decisions, and law and policy literature. Users have direct access to the abstracts and indexing information about each document, as well as to the full text of most of the information provided.
PLEIADI - Portale per la Letteratura scientifica Elettronica Italiana su Archivi aperti e Depositi Istituzionali is a project originated from the cooperation between two important italian university consortia: CASPUR and CILEA. It aims to build a national platform that offers centralized access to the scientific literature by 56 Italian archives.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and dissertations, preprints, abstracts, technical reports, and other scholarly literature, including court opinions and patents.
It is one of the world's most voluminous search engines, especially for scientific and academic open access web resources. It is operated by Bielefeld University Library. BASE provides more than 30 million documents from more than 2,000 sources (journal websites, institutional archives, etc.), (June 2012) You can access the full texts of about 75% of the indexed documents.
OpenAIRE aims to establish and operate an electronic infrastructure for handling peer-reviewed articles as well as other forms of publications. This is achieved through a portal that is the gateway to all user-level services offered by the e-Infrastructure of 27 countries, including access (search and browse) to scientific publications and other value-added functionality.
OpenAIRE - Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe. In august 2008 the European Union launched the Open Access pilot in FP7 (Seventh Research Framework Programme), in which open access to articles resulting from research funded in areas participating in the pilot (Energy, Environment, Health, Information and Communication Technologuies, e-Infrastructure, Socio-economic and Humanistic Sciences, Science and Society) should be provided