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Covering a broad range of subjects and topics for numerous disciplines, these resources are a good place to start your research.
FRENCH LANGUAGE RESOURCES
Persee: Portail de revues scientifiques et sciences humaines et sociales
A digital full-text collection of french language scholarly journals. Researchers can browse journals by title, by discipline or perform specific searches across all Persee contents.
In association with the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, CAIRN Info provides full-text access to select journals, encyclopedias, magazines and country information.
Center for open electronic publishing (in French) which covers the full contents of 287 journals and 15 book series.
Gallica: Bibliotheque Numerique
An online full-text collection of books, manuscripts, journals, images, maps, sound recordings and musical scores.
In consultation with the Universite de Montreal and the Universite Laval, erudit offers the full text of French language journal articles, books, dissertations and other documents.
Part of Seals-Swiss Electronic Academic Library Service offering 117 full-text journal articles.
INED: Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques
A list of journals related to demographic and population studies, including many different countries including France and other Francophone countries. Some journals will be in French; others in English. Full-text access to each journal is dependent on individual titles.
Sites de Periodiques et de Livres Gratuits
An extensive list of free resources from the Universite de Sherbrooke
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Openly available full-text journals that cover French/Francophone topics - some in French; others in English.
SUBJECT SPECIFIC RESOURCES
Best database for world history. Lists scholarly articles from history journals. Allows you to search by journal name. Each article is summarized. Covers the history of civilization (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
MLA International Bibliography
MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains over 2.2 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers. The indexed materials coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text.
MEDLINE with Full Text
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Contains scholarly works in sociology and related disciplines. Provides citations and summaries for articles, dissertations, books and association papers in sociology and related disciplines.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts journal articles in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.