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Full-text social science &  humanities journals published in France and Belgium.

1984 to present

Abstracts of articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries, fiction, drama, poetry, and reviews of plays, television, and radio from 465+ sources.

Complete full-text backfiles (excluding latest 2-5 years) for more than 1,000 scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Now includes current coverage for several hundred journal titles, plus 30,000 eBooks.

1919 to present

Extensive index to literature, language, linguistics and folklore in journal articles, books, dissertations, proceedings, and more. From the Modern Language Association of America.

Search backfiles of full text French-language articles on many subjects.

Indexes almost 100 mostly French-language journals in many disciplines. Has mostly current issues with abstracts and some full text (texte intégral).