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FRANCIS Indexes multilingual information published in over 4,300 journals in the humanities and social sciences and provides abstracts for 80 percent of its records.
Subjects include archaeology, linguistics ,art history, management, ethnology, philosophy, French literature, prehistory, geography, psychology, history of science, and technology , religion, information science and sociology.

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3 shared simultaneous users
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Minter, Catherine
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Folklore
  • Spanish and Portuguese
  • French & Italian
  • Archaeology
  • European Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Sociology
  • Classical Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
  • Art & Art History
  • Religious Studies
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • History
  • English and American Language and Literature
  • African Studies

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Humanities--Periodicals Indexes Databases.
Social sciences--Periodicals Indexes Databases.
Humanities--Periodicals Abstracts Databases.
Social sciences--Periodicals Abstracts Databases.