The FRANCIS database is created by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS) in France. It is strong in areas such as archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology. The database contains more than 14 million records, with abstracts in French or English, and descriptors in both languages. It covers journals, books, conference papers and proceedings, and other documents. (Updated monthly)
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