Historical E-Resources A-Z



  • ACLS Humanities E-Book

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online collection of approximately 4,300 books of high quality in the humanities, accessible through institutional and individual subscription. These titles are offered by the ACLS in collaboration with thirty learned societies, over 100 contributing publishers, and the Michigan Publishing division at the University of Michigan Library. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars.

America: History and Life with Full Text (in EBSCOHost) is an index of literature covering the history and culture of North America, the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With selective indexing for over 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database is an important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history. America: History and Life with Full Text also  provides full-text coverage of more than 230 journals and nearly 100 books. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events, including abstracts in English of articles published in more than 40 languages.

  • ARTFL project

The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a cooperative enterprise of Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Française (ATILF) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Division of the Humanities, the Division of the Social Sciences, and Electronic Text Services (ETS) of the University of Chicago. "PROJECT: Grand Atelier historique de la langue française. (Le grand atelier historique de la langue française: les grands dictionnaires de référence du Moyen âge au XIXe siècle. [Marsanne, France] : Redon, [2002] Unique collection of full text dictionaries of the French language from each century, starting in the late Middle Ages to 19th century. Table of contents: Dictionnaire de La Curne de sainte Palaye -- Dictionnaire de Jean Nicot (1606) -- Curiosités françaises / Antoine Oudin -- Dictionnaire français contenant les mots et les choses / Pierre Richelet (1680) -- Dictionnaire Universel / Antoine Furetière (1690) -- Dictionaire étymologique [sic] / Gilles Menage (1694) -- Dictionnaire des arts et des sciences / Thomas Corneille (1694) -- Dictionnaire Universel François & latin vulgairement appelé de Trévoux (1743-1752) -- Dictionnaire de l'Académie française (1762) -- Dictionnaire philosophique et compléments / Voltaire -- Dictionaire [sic] critique / Abbé J.F. Féraud -- Dictionnaire grammatical de la langue française / Abbé J.F. Féraud -- Dictionnaire de la langue française / Émile Littré -- Dictionnaire universel des synonymes / Guizot.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Clarivate -Web of Science) is a bibliograhical database that contains over 1,800 journals across 28 arts & humanities disciplines. More than 4.9 million records and 33.4 million cited references date back from 1975 to present. 

Atelier national de reproduction des thèses to access French thesis. (See also the database Thèses.fr).
The National Theses Reproduction Workshop was created in Lille in 1971. The 14th October 1985 convention between the national Department of Higher Education and Lille 3 University, of which the Workshop is a shared division, has defined its missions explicitly: The reproduction on microfiches of theses in literature, social, legal and political sciences and their institutional distribution to public organizations of a scientific, cultural and professional nature. The 2001 decree extends this mission to the electronic distribution of theses defended in local universities; the reproduction and the commercial distribution of printed theses (with the author's permission) offered by the 'Theses a la carte' division since 1996 or on publisher's demand; the reissuing of older publications belonging to the public sphere. 2 catalogues are available:

The complete catalogue of the theses reproduced by the Workshop since 1971 lists all the titles classified according to discipline. These works are distributed to public institutions of a scientific, cultural and professional nature.

The 'Theses a la carte' catalogue, which includes all the titles available for sale in print format, exists in two forms;

  1. The complete electronic catalogue, from which you can place your orders. 
  2. Printed thematic brochures which are sent to libraries, associations, research centres, institutions, private individuals.


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