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Acta Sanctorum

Database that contains a collection of documents (including an index) on the lives of Catholic saints.

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African Newsstream

Provides access to more than 100 African information sources, such as The International Herald Tribune, Africa News Services, BBC Monitoring Africa, etc.

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L’Année Philologique

Bibliographical database concerning all aspects of Greek-Roman Antiquity. References are augmented with summaries.

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ARTSTOR

Image database featuring images from some of the world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in an easily-navigated repository.

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Asian Newsstream

Provides access to more than 60 national and regional Asian information sources such as The Wall Street Journal Asia, China News and The Bangkok Post.

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Australia & New Zealand Newsstream

Provides access to the leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers such as The Age, The Dominion Post, The Australian and The Mercury.

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Bibliographie de Civilisation médiévale

Multilingual bibliographic database from the famous Cahiers de Civilisation médiévale (1958-2003). Originally dedicated to the High Middle Ages, today it also covers Late Antiquity and Late Middle Ages, with more than 64 000 references.

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Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages Online

Reference medievalist encyclopedia. It covers all aspects of medieval life : religion, economy, literature, living conditions, etc.

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Cairn.info

French database that specialises in humanities and social sciences. It gives access to journals, books, pocket encyclopaedia and full text magazines.

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Canadian Newsstream

Gathers more than 360 contemporary Canadian newspapers and their archives since the 1970’s, including Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail.

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CBS News 60 Minutes

Provides access to the archives (1977-2014) of the American television programme 60 Minutes. The database contains video files and their transcripts.

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Chicago Tribune

Investigative and famous American newspapers (24 Pulitzer prizes since 1932).

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Early English Books Online

Provides access to digital versions of over 130 000 printed works in English speaking countries between 1473 and 1700. They cover many disciplines: art, history, literature, music, science, theology …

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Electronic Enlightenment

A Bodleian Library project, it provides access to over 69,000 letters from correspondents around the world between 1600 and 1850. It includes private conversations of great personalities such as Voltaire, Louis XVI, Jane Austen, Erasmus and Françoise de Graffigny, as well as biographical notes and academic annotations.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica

English-speaking encyclopaedia of reference. Gathers generalist articles, atlases, primary sources, definitions of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and English-speaking periodicals in the field oh humanities and social sciences.

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Encyclopaedia Universalis

French-speaking encyclopaedia of reference. Gathers more than 320 000 generalist articles, 125 000 definitions, 30 000 audio-visual media and an international atlas.

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 4th edition

Contains more than 30 000 articles on all aspects of popular music from 1900 to today.

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European Newsstream

Provides access to more than 450 European information sources such as the Baltic News Services, Les Echos, Le Monde, The Guardian, etc.

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Gale Primary Sources

Platform that allows to search in reference works and ancient sources in the various fields of the humanities.

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Global Breaking Newswires

News database providing access to newswires from around the world, including the AFP, AP, Dow Jones Industrial News, Canadian Press, etc.

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Global Newsstream

Provides access to the most important international and contemporary newspapers and their archives since the eighties, such as The Financial Times, El Mundo, South China Morning Post, etc.

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The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition

Online dictionary on music in all its forms.

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Encyclopedic articles on American art.

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The Guardian and The Observer 

Les archives de ces journaux historiques, disponibles pour les années 1791 à 2003, fournissent une couverture inégalée des arts, de la politique, des affaires publiques et des sports. Ces deux journaux britanniques, célèbres défenseurs de la liberté de la presse, offrent un point de vue unique sur les évènements historiques.

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The Hartford Courant 

The archives of these two historical newspapers, available from 1791 to 2003, provide unmatched coverage of the arts, politics, public affairs and sports. These two British newspapers and famous defenders of press freedom offer a unique perspective on historical events.

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Historical Abstracts with Full Text

Collection of articles, reports and bibliographies of books on history, culture, social sciences, arts and military sciences.

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Historical Newspapers 

Database providing access to the full text of the archives of several Anglo-Saxon newspapers of international audience such as The Guardian en The Observer, The Hartford Courant, The New York Times with Index, The New York Tribune and Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.

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In Principio

One million Latin ‘incipits’ about history, literature, philosophy and religion.

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Index to Printed Music

Bibliographic database on music.

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International African Bibliography Online

International and interdisciplinary bibliographic database on African studies with more than 140 000 references.

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International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance

International reference bibliography of academic publications on the Renaissance and the Modern period. It completes the International Medieval Bibliography and the Bibliographie de Civilisation Médiévale.

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International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages

Supplement of the Lexikon des Mittelalters Online,this encyclopaedia covers the medieval period (300-1500) of Europe, North Africa and the Middle-East.

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International Medieval Bibliography

Multidisciplinary bibliographic reference database for studies on the Middle Ages in Europe.

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International Newsstream

Provides recent international news outside the USA, with archives. The database contains the full text from over 660 world newspapers such as The Times, The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, etc.

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JSTOR

Database that provides access to journals and e-books in full text in the domains of arts and sciences.

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Knowledge Unlatched

Collaboration between libraries and publishers to ensure open access to scientific literature. This database covers the following disciplines: anthropology, history, literature, media and communication, politics, …

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Latin American Newsstream

Provides access to nearly 90 Latin American information sources, such as El Universal, O Globo, La Nación, El Mercurio, etc.

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Los Angeles Times

One of the largest American metropolitan newspapers that have won numerous journalism awards, including 37 Pulitzer prizes.

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Middle East Newsstream

Provides access to more than 130 information sources from the Arabic world, Southwest Asia and surrounding countries. The database contains the full text from several newspapers such as Gulf Daily News, Palestine Chronicles, Le Temps, Sudan Tribune, etc.

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MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography with Full Text

Annual bibliography of books and articles from around the world on languages, modern literature, linguistics, folklore, etc.

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Mosa 

Database harvesting institutional repositories to centralize the Open Access scientific production of Belgium and Luxembourg.

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The New York Times (with Index)

The renowned American newspaper gives access to its archives (1851-2018) and to early 20th century news. The newspaper publishes all important texts, including speeches and presidential press conferences. An index for politics, economics, art, culture, history, sports and public affaires is available.

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The New York Tribune and Herald Tribune 

The archives of these annexes to The New York Times, available from 1841 to 1962, cover major events at the turn of the 20th century. Texts by Theodore Roosevelt, Margaret Fuller, Karl Marx and Frederic Engels are also included.

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OpenBook Publishers

OpenBook Publishers is an academic Open Access publisher. Thanks to KBR’s partnership, you have access to all the e-books available on the platform, both in streaming, in ePub and PDF.

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OpenEdition Books

One of the four OpenEdition platforms (OpenEdition Books, OpenEdition Journals, Calenda, Hypothèses). It offers more than 12.000 electronic books in the field of humanities and social sciences.

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OpenEdition Journals

One of the four OpenEdition platforms (OpenEdition Books, OpenEdition Journals, Calenda, Hypothèses). It offers more than 500 journals in the fields of humanities and social sciences. (Previously Revues.org.).

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

More than 1000 encyclopedic articles on American wars through various themes: history, literature, arts…

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The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

Encyclopedic articles on the American theatre scene.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

Encyclopedic articles on key points of American military history.

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Online dictionary of military terms, weapons, vehicles, medals, famous people and battles of the American army.

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Oxford Music Online 

Gateway offering access to dictionaries and encyclopaedias on music.

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ProQuest Research Library

Database that contains millions of full-access articles from scientific, literary, historical, artistic, …  journals.

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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) with Full Text

Comprehensive index of articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, (master’s) theses, films, drawings, comments and reviews on music.

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Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM)

Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text is an international database containing detailed analysis of musical history and culture from 1800 and 1950. It is completed by the RIPM Preservation Series: European & North American Music Periodicals, which contains about 100 rare full-text music journals from around the world.

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RIPM Jazz Periodicals with Full Text*

Unique collection of 105 periodicals on jazz and its history.

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Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM)

Bibliographies of musical sources (manuscripts and printed works, writings on music, books …) in the world. There is a version dedicated to English sources.

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US Major Dailies

Gathers the five most respected American national and regional newspapers and their archives : Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post.

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US Newsstream

Gathers recent American news with archives from the 1980’s. The database contains the full text from more than 590 newspapers such as The New York Times, Los Angeles, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, etc. US Newsstream includes the following collections:

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The Wall Street Journal

American newspaper considered as the leading publication for economic news and information on global financial markets. The archives (1889-2004) cover international and American business, financial news and in-depth financial analyses on the world’s stock market.

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