Databases: Modern Languages

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Eureka (formerly Newscan)

Covers over 5,000 news sources, including newspapers & news wires. Full text to PEI newspapers The Guardian (1997-) and The Journal Pioneer (1999-).

Please note that we have a 10-simultaneous user limit, but the library can coordinate with the vendor to open that up for training days, so instructors who want to offer group hands-on training should contact one of the librarians to make those arrangements.

Theatre in Video
Contains over 400 plays & over 100 documentaries available online in streaming video, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors & directors.
Project MUSE
Includes the full text of over 320 scholarly journals in the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences fields.
Le Petit Robert (De Marque)

Le Petit Robert is a French dictionary (NOT a French-English translation dictionary)

  • 60 000 mots, 300 000 sens, 185 000 exemples d’emplois [60,000 words, 300,000 definitions, 185,000 usage examples]
  • L’étymologie, la phonétique, les synonymes et contraires, les expressions et proverbes [Etymology, phonetics, synonyms and antonyms, expressions and sayings]
  • 35 000 citations de 1 300 auteurs [35,000 quotations from 1,300 authors]

 

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Search across full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines from and about Latin America.

Web of Science (Backfile)

Backfile thru December 2009 for Web of Science (WOS) Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) & Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)

 

Why just the backfile? See the Web of Science Subscription 2010.

SAGE Premier Collection
Full text of over 600 journals published by SAGE in the fields of Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technology, and Medicine.
Periodicals Archive Online (Proquest) (PAO)
Over 700 full text periodicals, mostly core academic but some popular, from 1802 - 2000, in the humanities and social sciences.
MLA Directory of Periodicals
Provides detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography.
MLA International Bibliography - EBSCOhost
Bibliography of journal articles, books & dissertations. Contains over 2.2 million citations from over 4,400 journals/series & 1,000 book publishers.
JSTOR Comprehensive Collection

Provides access to archival issues of over 4,500 scholarly journals across most academic disciplines. Includes primary source materials.

The collections are the following: Arts & Sciences I to XV, Business IV, Hebrew Journals, Ireland, Life Sciences, Lives of Literature, Public Health, Security Studies, Sustainability, Global Plants, Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa, World Heritage Sites: Africa, and 19th Century British Pamphlets.

Historical Abstracts (European and World history)
Indexes key historical journals, as well as a targeted selection of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
Gale Literary Index

A master index to every literary series published by The Gale Group. The Library has some of these in Gale Virtual Reference Library online and some in print.

Erudit
Provides access to academic journals, e-books & theses in the humanities, social sciences & natural sciences. Collection is primarily in French. UPEI does not currently subscribe to this database, so we only have access to the "open access" portions of its content.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
An online library of over 136,000 titles (over 155,000 volumes), published between 1701 and 1800, and printed in English-speaking countries.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Cairn
Cairn offers access to a comprehensive collection of French language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities disciplines. The Library does not subscribe to most of this content, so access is just to the citation information and portion of the site that is open access. However, you can place Interlibrary Loan requests for articles you discover on this platform.