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  • 1. Early Modern Italy 1550-1800

    Early Modern Italy provides an electronic bibliography of resources covering Italy from 1550-1800. The bibliography provides information on scholarly studies and dissertations done on this topic. Articles are in French or English. Topics include history, art history, music, literature, philosophy, religion and science. (Updated semiannually)
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  • 2. Grand Robert en Ligne, Le

    Le Grand Robert is an online dictionary of the modern French language, in French. It contains the conjugations of verbs, feminine and plural forms, etymology, nuances of use, quotations, and more.
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  • 3. First World War

    The First World War Portal consists of three modules each representing different presentations of the First World War, using a vast array of primary source materials drawn from several archives and collections around the world. "Personal Experiences" provides documents on subjects such as daily life and routines in the army and auxiliary services; trench warfare and conditions in the trenches; battles and warfare; and more. The material in this module includes diaries and journals; letters; trench literature and soldiers' journals; photographs, and 360° views of personal items and objects, to name a few. Such key features as interactive maps, a digitized artifacts collection, and a virtual trench experience enable a deeper exploration in numerous facets of this historic event in the early twentieth century. A second module, "Propaganda and Recruitment" offers a wide variety of primary sources on recruitment, training, morale, public opinion, censorship and the development of different forms of propaganda during the First World War. The material has been collated from the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford University, the Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte and the Hauptstaatsarchiv in Stuttgart, Cambridge University Library, among several others. Documents include minute books of recruiting committees; German and Russian propaganda postcards; "Le Bonnet rouge," 1916, newspaper articles suppressed by the French government; various other newspapers, cartoons, and photographs; papers on the activities of the German Peace Society; cabaret, concert, and theater programs kept by the German Army; and additional materials. Case studies examine subjects such as aerial propaganda, anti-war protests, the training of recruits, the campaign for American entry, conscription and military service tribunals, Wellington House and the formation of the Ministry of Information. "Visual Perspectives and Narratives" comprises the third module, and features a rich variety of primary source material from the holdings of Imperial War Museums. Through both visual and documentary resources, this collection showcases the international dimensions of the conflict, the British home front and the role of women in the war. The collection includes photographs (documenting the war from multiple international perspectives, including foreign official photographs and private collections); artwork (oil paintings, watercolors, pastels and pencil sketches from a large array of artists, including artists’ commissioning documents); film clips; museum objects; posters; etc. The diverse material allows for an exploration of the following themes: industry and economy, workers and strikes, role of women, education, children, food and rationing, transport, disease, religion and spiritualism, celebration, and more.
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  • 4. Klapp-Online Bibliography of French Literature

    Size of the database: 94,776 book articles, 14,8961 journal articles, 92,774 monographs and reviews, 1,420 processed periodicals Annual update of the database with approx. 16,000 titles The bibliography is "annotated", i.e. it contains notes including the following information: Notes identifying forewords and epilogues, appendices, bibliographic details, discussions etc. and authors covered, works, topics etc. Three language versions: German, English and French. The years 1956–1990 have been retro-digitised and are available as searchable PDF files (OCR).
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  • 5. Holocaust Encyclopedia

    The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. During the era of the Holocaust, the Nazis also targeted other groups: Roma (Gypsies), the handicapped, some of the Slavic peoples (Poles, Russians, and others), Communists, Socialists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and homosexuals. This encyclopedia includes articles and other resources on the Holocaust and related subjects.
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  • 6. Bibliography of Asian Studies Online

    The Bibliography of Asian Studies lists journal articles about Asia in Western language journals and books. Citations to books were discontinued in 1992. Covers all subjects, particularly in the humanities and social sciences, pertaining to East, South and Southeast Asia published worldwide 1971 - present. (Updated irregularly)
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  • 7. Eusko Bibliographia

    Eusko Bibliographia is a reference bibliographic database of Basque authors and themes. The core of this database is made up of the bibliographic compilation work undertaken by the emeritus bibliographer Jon Bilbao throughout his lifetime, and which was lent to the Regional Library of Bizkaia for its treatment and international dissemination. The documentary collection to date in this database refers to more than 100,000 bibliographic references from a variety of sources on the Basque culture. All the bibliographic references for the 1981-1994 period have already been entered, most of these remained unpublished and transferred. Bibliographic consultation can be conducted in Basque, French, English and Spanish and under many search criteria (author, title, keyword, legal deposit, standardized numbers, place of publication, name of publisher, place of printing, name of printer). The entries can be selected for saving and exporting in multiple formats. NOTE: To perform a search in this database click on the link "Bibliographic Query" located above the description.
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  • 8. Lyrikline

    lyrikline is an international website for experiencing the diversity of contemporary poetry. Here you can listen to the melodies, sounds, and rhythms of international poetry, recited by the authors themselves, and read the poems both in their original languages and various translations. More than 100 countries and over 70 languages are represented. Users can browse the collection by poet names, titles, language, country, genres and aspects, issues, and poetic form. Since 2002 lyrikline has been under the auspices of the German Commission for UNESCO.
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  • 9. Kanopy (Films)

    Kanopy is a video streaming platform which offers a broad collection that includes over 26,000 films and videos from 800 top producers such as BBC Active, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection/Janus films, Documentary Educational Resources, First Run Features, The Great Courses, Green Planet Films, Kino Lorber Edu, Media Education Foundation, National Film Board of Canada, New Day Films, PBS, Psychotheraphy.net, the DEFA Film Library’s (East) German Film Collection, and many more. Kanopy launches over 300 new releases per month. Films range from documentaries, independent and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. With regard to topic coverage, humanities and the arts represent the largest category, followed by education and media/communication. Other strong categories are the sciences, social sciences, and history. Search for films by title, subject, keywords, or browse by subject. Register with Kanopy to utilize features such as playlists, clips, sharing, embedding, and creating a watch list for future viewing. Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact Kanopy and they will try to obtain the film for the database within several weeks. See also Docuseek2 and Films on Demand databases for more streaming video options.
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  • 10. Cairn (French)

    This journal database covers subjects in the humanities and social sciences, representing primarily French and Francophone scholarly publications. Since February 2006, the National Library of France has been involved with this project. UW-Madison library subscribes to Cairn's humanities and social sciences package which includes 218 journals, most with articles in French, but a few in English. Subject areas include law, economics, business, geography, history, literature and language, philosophy, psychology, communications, education, political science, and sociology. To use the Cairn database, stay on the homepage with the Revues tab highlighted. Type a keyword or words in the top box, or select journals by discipline or title. Please note: a few of the search results might not allow access, as the UW-Madison library does not subscribe to all of the journal titles included in Cairn.
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