Subject: Arts and Humanities, French
ARTFL Project [Indexes and Abstracts]
A full-text retrieval database of classical French writings. Users can create a dictionary and frequency count of words used in a text, trace origins of words or phrases back through the 17th century, etc. The database includes literary works, political tracts, philosophical writings, and technical treatises.
MLA International Bibliography [Indexes and Abstracts]
This database is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography's entire print run and currently contains more than 2 million records.
Trésor de la Langue Française informatisé (TLFi) [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
A French research dictionary of the 19th and 20th centuries, containing 100,000 words with their history, 270,000 definitions, and 430,000 examples.