Electronic Resources (California Digital Library)

In addition to the library's hardcopy collection, UC students are also encouraged to make use of the resources available to them via the California Digital Library (CDL), which includes useful electronic journal collections such as J-STOR and MUSE, or newspapers etc with Lexis-Nexis. Specific resource pages are available for some courses at the UC Center Program.

The following list of journals and reviews in the CDL are relevant to research in the humanities and social sciences on France and Europe

Humanities (Art, Film Literature)

Other materials can be found in: Art Abstracts (via cdl), Art Bulletin (via cdl), Art History (via cdl), Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (via cdl), Cineast (via cdl), Film Comment (via cdl), Film Quarterly (via cdl), Journal of Popular Film and Television (via cdl), Modern Language Notes (via cdl, archive via jstor, Romanic Review (via cdl)

History & Social Sciences

Further Resources

Journal of Modern History (via cdl, archive via jstor), Past & Present (via cdl), Comparative Political Studies (via cdl), History review (via cdl), Journal of European Studies (via cdl)


France Today

Historical Maps

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (U.T. Austin):

Electronic Resources in French

  • French Cultural Services – best portal for French literary texts (and others)
  • Virtual Library – another useful one for all periods of French history that has many digital texts from reviews and journals.
  • ARTFL Project – University of Chicago Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (via CDL), mostly literary.
  • ATHENA – thousands of digital texts of French authors
  • ABU – L'Association des Bibliophiles Universels.
  • Gallica Classique – project of France's Bibliothèque nationale, thousands of literary and other texts on line.
  • Electronic Text Center (Virginia) – collection of canonical French authors on line (via CDL)
  • Fondation Voltaire – critical editions, Voltaire, Montesquieu, Bayle...
  • BIUM – an electronic repository of texts about the history of medecine.

Links to Other Electronic Resources on France and French Studies

UC students have access via the California Digital Library to Lexis-Nexis, with full service search engines for online materials (recent newspapers, magazines, press) in English and French about current events.