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Italian Studies: Articles
This page shows you how to get the most from our library resources for finding good information for your research projects.
Offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.7 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series, and 1,000 book publishers.
This database is a good place to begin when you are looking for articles because it covers all disciplines in both popular magazines and scholarly journals. Academic Search Complete indexes thousands of titles and provides the full-text for many of the articles. Academic Search Complete allows you to print and/or save your results. You can even email articles to yourself already preformatted with the citation style of your choice.
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. Coverage includes phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, descriptive an historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.
This database is available through Johns Hopkins University Press. Project Muse compiles over 300 humanities, arts, and social science journals from 60 scholarly publishers. One important journal from this collection is Nineteenth-Century French Studies. Issues of this journal are available from spring 2001 - current.
Scholarly vs Popular Articles: Understanding the Difference
Popular Magazine or Newspaper Articles · Are written by journalists or reporters; · Are written to inform, to persuade, or to entertain; · Are intended for a general audience; · Usually do not contain bibliographies; · Can be purchased at a grocery store; · Have glossy covers.
Scholarly Articles · Are written by professors, researchers or scholars; · Are written to inform other scholars of original research or experimentation; · Are written in more specialized or technical language; · Have footnotes or bibliographies; · May contain research findings or data; · Are generally available only by subscription; · Are lengthy.
How to Get Full-Text
When searching for journal articles, you will notice the View Now button on many of your search results. Clicking on the View Now button will lead you to links for the full-text of the article or let you know that we do not have electronic full-text for that article.