Books & Chapters

Falvey Library Catalog
Discover locally available print and e-books.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested through inter-library loan.

An archive of full-text core journals and e-books.

E-ZBorrow and Interlibrary Loan
Request books and journal articles which are not available in the Falvey collections.

Course-related Subjects

Journal Articles

Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
Indexes academic journals, magazines, books, book reviews and dissertations that cover world history from 1450 to the present, excluding North American history which is covered in the companion index: America: History and Life. Includes abstracts for academic journal articles and selective full-text content. Coverage extends back to 1953.
A Short Introduction to Historical Abstracts is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

Provides a full-text archive of academic journals and books in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. The most recent three to five years of a journal are usually not included.

Primary Sources

Gallica: The BnF digital library
Gallica is a gateway to a treasure trove of primary sources digitized by the Bibiliothèque Nationale de France. It provides access to printed books, newspapers and magazines, manuscripts, sound recordings and images. The newspaper files include archives for Le Figaro, Le Temps, L'Humanité, and Le Petit Parisien among others.

Internet Archive
Provides digital access to books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. Most of the freely available files are books published prior to 1923 and government documents.

Published and Translated Primary Sources

Add primary source subject extensions to the subjects proposed above: sources OR narratives OR correspondence OR diaries OR speeches, etc.
Combining "Rive gauche (Paris, France)" AND sources will lead you to a published selection of translated articles that appeared in the Paris Tribune between 1917 and 1934.
Using the same search terms in WorldCat typically increases your search results.

Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 17th edition of the standard style manual used by writers and editors of scholarly books and journals.
For a quick introduction watch the online tutorial A Brief Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Chicago-Style Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to Chicago Style.
Use the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for easy reference.