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Fin De Siecle Europe


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This presentation focuses on library research resources and freely available digital collections for the history course, HIS 538: Fin de Siecle Europe.

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Fin De Siecle Europe

  1. 1. Chella Vaidyanathan History, Political Science, U.S. Govt. &International Docs Librarian University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL
  2. 2. Examples of subject term searches for your course related topics are: England – Popular Culture – History – 19th Century Sex Role – England – History – 19th Century Nationalism and Art – Europe – History – 19th Century France – Social Life and Customs – 19th Century Austria – Politics and Government 1867-1918 Vienna (Austria) – Intellectual Life Prostitution – France – History – 19th Century
  3. 3. Databases can be searched by using keywords that pertain to your topic of research. They can also be searched using “subject” terms Some of the databases that you should use for your research are: The Times Digital Archive (1785-1985) Historical Abstracts (1450-present) JSTOR Project Muse ARTstor Grove Dictionary of Art Online
  4. 4. Some collections would be of use are: Internet Modern History Sourcebook (Fordham University) – ml Victorian Women Writers Project – EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History Fashion Plate Collection (Univ. of Washington) ndex.html
  5. 5. Foreign Relations of the United States (University of Wisconsin Digital Collections) – Volumes 1861-1958/1960 – Volumes To begin search, click on bin/FRUS/FRUS- idx?type=browse&scope=FRUS.FRUS1 Then, scroll down and choose the volume that you would like to search. German History in Documents and Images –
  6. 6. The European Library – x.html A digital library of 18th and 19th Century Journals – Paris: Capital of the 19th Century – A Treasury of World’s Fair Art & Architecture: A Digital Archive (1856-1986) – The Word on the Street: Ordinary Scots in Bygone Days –