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Italian: Subject guide


Search for books and articles

  • Access Torrossa 
    Database including Italian ebooks and the journal Francofonia.
  • ERIC
    ERIC (The Education Resources Information Center) is the world's largest digital database of education literature.
  • Google Scholar 
    NB The search service contains not only scholarly literature but also many non-scholarly sources and dishonest journals. Consequently, you should check that sources are scholarly and that articles are not from journals listed in Cabells - Predatory Reports. To get access to full-text articles in the library’s journal subcriptions, you must active a library link (See Active library links in Google Scholar).
  • Intratext
    Free full-text books and corpora in Italian and other languages.
    A national search service providing information on titles held by Swedish university and research libraries as well as many public libraries. You can limit your search to dissertations.
  • Linguistics Collection
    Database collection for literature on linguistics and language-related disciplines. The collection searches simultaneously in the databases Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and Linguistics Database..
  • SBN (Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale) 
    National catalogue for Italian libraries. Good resource for finding books.
  • Summon
    In this search service you find the library's printed books, e-books and journal articles. You also find books and articles that are not part of the library's collection. .
  • WorldCat
    A search service providing information on titles held by more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.


Encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Britannica Academic
    The database includes Encyclopædia Britannica Online and Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus.
  • Enciclopedia dell'italiano : il vocabolario Treccano (2 vol.)
    Printed version available on shelf Fi(x) in the library.
  • Grande dizionari della lingua italiana (flerbandsverk)
    Printed version available on shelf Fi(x) in the library.
  • Letteratura Italiana (flerbandsverk)
    Printed version available on shelf Gi(x) in the library.
  • Sapere
    Fritt tillgängligt italienskt uppslagsverk.
  • Treccani (vocabolario)
    Italian dictionary.
  • Treccani (sinonimi)
    Italian synonym dictionary.

      More Italian dictionaries available on shelf Fi(x) in the library.


Student theses

  • DiVA
    Find full-text theses and other scholarly works submitted at Högskolan Dalarna.
  • Uppsök
    Search for full-text theses submitted at Swedish universities.


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