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Acta Sanctorum (Chadwyck) database

Acta Sanctorum is a full text database containing the texts of 68 volumes of the Acta Sanctorum, a series of critical editions of hagiographies, published by Société des Bollandistes between 1643 and 1940. You also have the possibility to search the church writings in the Patrologia Latina at the same …

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Africa-Wide Information (Ebsco)

Africa-Wide Information is a bibliographic database providing access to more than 3.5 million references and abstracts within African studies.

Access

The database is fully accessible within the UGent network (UGentNet).

Search operators

You can use Boolean operators in all databases on the Ebsco platform to make your search broader …

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Artstor

The Artstor image database contains more than one million high-quality digital images that can be used free of charge for scientific purposes, through the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) programme.

On the homepage you can enter a search term in the search field. You also have the option to browse …

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BelgicaPress, database of digitised historical Belgian newspapers

BelgicaPress is a new full-text database from the Belgian Royal Library where you can find (as of spring 2018) all the digitised historical Belgian newspapers online (from 1814 to 1970) including the censored press of both World Wars.

Thanks to the application of Optical Character Recognition (OCR), the content is …

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BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art (Getty)

The BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art) is a bibliographical database that contains publications about European and American visual art, published between 1975 and 2007.

Access

This database is freely accessible.

Search Operators
  • You can use the Boolean operators AND OR NOT.
  • In the Advanced search mode you can …
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Chapter scan: searching and finding references and content tables of books

It is possible for researchers and students at UGent to request chapter scans of some of the books via the catalogue (lib.ugent.be). You can find a blue button "Get chapter scan" if a we provide this service on this book.

Here are some tips & tricks to make …

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Communication Source

Communication Source is hosted on the Ebsco platform. It is a bibliographic database containing references with abstracts and full text articles about communication science, linguistics, speech and language pathology, media studies, etc.

This database also includes a thesaurus.

Access

This database is fully accessible within the UGent network (UGentNet …

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Gale Literary Sources (Gale)

Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis) is a full text database (used especially in Literature) combining the following literary sources:

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Literature Resource Center - LRC
  • LitFinder
  • Scribner Writer Series
  • Something About the Author Online
  • Twayne's Authors Series
Access

The database is fully …

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International Philosophical Bibliography - IPB

The International Philosophical Bibliography is a bibliographic database in the field of philosophy and the successor of:

  • Répertoire bibliographique de la philosophie
  • Bibliografisch Repertorium van de Wijsbegeerte.

The database includes all branches of philosophy and is updated four times a year.

You can search:

  • by historic period or major field …
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JSTOR

JSTOR is a (largely) fulltext mutidisciplinary database, originally designed to make the content of academic journals (Journal Storage) easily accessible to universities, but since then supplemented with books and primary sources.

JSTOR employs a moving wall: which means that there is a fixed period or gap between the publication of …

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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) is a bibliographic database of international literature on linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences (e.g. applied linguistics, learning disabilities, phonology, psycholinguistics, etc.).

LLBA contains a thesaurus in which you can select search terms from a controlled vocabulary and include them in your search. …

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MLA International Bibliography & Directory of Periodicals (Ebsco)

This bibliographic database contains books, websites, and articles (in English and some 60 other languages) compiled by the Modern Language Association of America beginning in 1926. It includes the following research fields:

Modern literature
Literary theory and criticism
Linguistics
Language teaching
Film, television and theater
Rhetoric and the art of …

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Scopus (Elsevier)

Scopus is an interdisciplinary bibliographical database with more than 61 million items from 105 countries in over 40 languages. It contains:

  • Peer-reviewed journals published from 1823 onwards
  • Conference proceedings
  • Books (mainly on social sciences, the arts and philosophy)
  • Patents

Scopus maintains the following criteria to ensure qualitative resources:

  • The publications …
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Translation Studies Bibliography (TSB)

Translation Studies Bibliography is an annotated bibliography of the vast field of Translation and Interpreting Studies. TSB includes a thesaurus where you can include search terms from a controlled vocabulary in your search. 

Access

This database is fully accessible within the UGent network (UGentNet).

Boolean operators

You can …

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