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  1. Citations to scholarly literature in linguistics, modern languages, folklore, literary theory & criticism, and dramatic arts; historical aspects of printing and publishing, rhetoric and composition; and, the theory and practice of teaching language and literature.
  2. French language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities, including literature.

    Revues de sciences humaines et sociales en texte intégral.

  3. An archival collection of scholarly journals mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Subject coverage includes: African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Botany & Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology and Statistics.
  4. NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.
    French literature, non-fiction and technical writing.
  5. Created by La Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Gallica is a large digital library of documents in the French language, which offers over a million documents, such as books, manuscripts, maps, images, periodicals, music, scores and sound recordings. You can find a large number of full-text documents, ranging from newspapers, such as Le Figaro from 1854 and Le Petit Parisien, to the manuscripts of letters of Alexandre Dumas, to nautical charts on parchment, to images of old Paris.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Information on authors and their works throughout global literary history. Includes: biographies; critical responses to works; essays on publishing houses and literary topics; scans of manuscripts, proofs, title pages etc.
  3. Books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides, and other works published in the 18th century. The collection focuses on works from the United Kingdom and the Americas.
  4. Over 77,000 letters between over 10,000 people in Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to mid 19th century, with scholarly annotations.
  5. Articles published in over 350 English-language periodicals. Topics include: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications, Community Health, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Planning & Public Administration, Religion & Theology, Minority Studies, Performing Arts, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies etc.
  6. Citation information for over 1.3 million books, book reviews, dissertations, essays, and journal articles about the time period 400 1700 CE; a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts (Iter Italicum); an iconographic index of baptismal fonts (Baptisteria Sacra Index).to Medieval and Renaissance journals and books.
  7. Full texts of over 350 000 English literary works of poetry, drama and prose; video and audio of poetry readings; unabridged audio recordings of Shakespeares plays; essential literary criticism journals and reference resources.
  8. Humanities and social sciences peer-reviewed academic journals and ebooks from university presses and scholarly societies world-wide.
  9. Un dictionnaire du français standard en usage au Québec.

    Québécois Dictionary.

    Restricted to current students, faculty and staff. Users must create a personal account on the Usito website to access this resource.
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