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Classic Mexican Cinema Online
Collection of popular movie periodicals from the late 1890s to the Golden Age (1930’s to 1960). It includes chief magazines such as Cinema Reporter (1943-1965) and Cine Mundial (1951-1955) as well as two rare issues of El Cine Grafico from 1935 and copies of the weekly El Mundo Ilustrado (1902-1910). Also includes the scrap book of director Fernando de Fuentes (1894-1958).
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes scholarly works (journal articles, monographs, book chapters, dissertation abstracts, and series) on modern languages, literature, linguistics, film studies, cultural studies, and folklore.
Al Manhal eBook Collection
Collection provides access to hundreds of eBooks in Arabic. The collection is full-text searchable in English and in Arabic, and browsable by subject, title or publisher. Documents can be read online, listened to, downloaded in PDF, or printed. Subjects include arts, business and economics, history, Islamic studies, language and literature, law, and political science and international relations.
Art and Architecture Source
Database covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. It provides full text access to journals and books; an image collection, art reproduction records, and includes periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch.
ARTFL - American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language
Coverage: coverage varies
American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language Project contains approximately 2,000 French texts (primarily from the 18th through 20th centuries), reference works, and subject bibliographies.
[University of Chicago]
Online collection of publications in the French language, in the area of social sciences and humanities. Selected English abstracts and articles can be accessed at CAIRN International Edition.
China Academic Journals
CAJ is a comprehensive, full-text database of Chinese journals dating back to 1915. Available collections include: Education/Social Sciences, Literature/History/Philosophy, Economy & Management,and Politics/Military Affairs/Law. Access is provided by English or Chinese language interfaces. All content is Chinese language.
[East View Information Services]
Elibro coleccion: Catedra
e-Libro is the first and only electronic Spanish-language platform devoted to research, with a focus on academic institutions. This site enables you to search, browse, and preview all of the e-books and other authoritative material that e-Libro offers from leading publishers.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World
Reference database profiling all of the world’s known living languages. Searchable and browsable by language name, language family, country and area.
[SIL International ]
This resource provides access to scholarly journal articles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, and sociology.
Kotobarabia Arabic eLibrary
This Arabic-only database contains a wide range of Arabic content ranging from contemporary novels to national heritage scientific treatises.
[East View Information Services]
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
A valuable source for the latest in linguistics and its various sub-disciplines. Non-evaluative abstracts of articles from hundreds of serials published around the world, complemented with coverage of books, occasional papers, monographs, & more.
Literature Resource Center
Full-text biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 writers from a variety of periods and disciplines. Includes access to the MLA International Bibliographic database.
Language software provides learning support for 30 different languages, including 50 hours of foundational instructions; core lessons to build on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; and grammar and vocabulary activities. Note: Users will need to create a free login account before being able to access Rosetta Stone. Mobile app, can be downloaded here; for more information see the Database Mobile Apps InfoGuide. **Note: Due to a bug found in the last release of the Learn Languages mobile app, the iOS for level 1-only SSO sites is not working properly. A new version (v4.4) of the Learn Languages mobile app that corrects this is expected to be released by 9/8/2017.**
Salud en Español
Spanish version of Consumer Health Complete. Patient information covering all areas of health and wellness, including topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, and children’s, men’s and women’s health.
Teatro Español del Siglo de Oro
Coverage: Coverage varies
This full text database contains the most important dramatic works of the 16th and 17th century in Spain – more than 800 plays written by 16 dramatists.
Universal Database of Russian Central Newspapers
Provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia. Official sources, independent media and partisan publications are all represented on this database, thus offering a wide array of opinions and perspectives. Several English-language newspapers including the Moscow Times, widely read by the international community in the Russian capital, constitute part of the database.
Vente et Gestion
Full-text, French language business journals aimed at both academic and professional researchers. Covers topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, and technology.
Most of these electronic resources are governed by license agreements which limit use to the George Mason University Community of students, faculty, staff, and on-site users of George Mason University Libraries facilities. Each user has the responsibility of using these resources only for individual, educational and non-commercial purposes. The systematic downloading, distribution, or permanent retention of significant portions of these databases may be a violation of said licenses or copyright law. Particular resources may have additional requirements for access or restrictions on use. Please consult with a University Libraries Collection Development Officer for details about terms and conditions.