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Hellenic Studies Research Guide

Core Resources

EconLit  (1886+)
Indexes international economic literature. Includes major journals, articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), books, full-text book reviews, dissertations, and working papers.
Indexes books and journal articles on the history of the world (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Abstracts in English or French to articles selected from over 1,000 international journals. Topics covered include political science method and theory, political thinkers and ideas, governmental and administrative institutions, political process, international relations, and national and area studies
Provides citations to articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of modern literature, language, and linguistics.
Indexing and abstracting of the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines, both theoretical and applied. Covers 2,500 journals, conference papers, dissertations, and book reviews. Includes materials in 30 languages.

Important Resources

Significant collection of digitized books related to early modern Greece.
Variety of digital resources developed by the National Documentation Center (EKT) of the National Research Institute (EIE).
Over 200 hours of video and 1000 photographs from the archives of Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT).
Extensive bibliography of 19th century Greek imprints hosted by the Benaki Museum and indicating the holdings of Greek and international libraries.
Free access to many census and statistical publications, including user-initiated database queries, (after a simple registration).
Non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of modern Greek studies in the United States and Canada.
Access to bibliographic information and often full-text content of dissertations from Greek universities and Greek students studying abroad.
Single search interface to over 40 Greek digital collections.

Related Resources

AMBROSIA    
Union catalog of the Blegen and Gennadius Libraries of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Libraries of the British School at Athens.
On-line catalog to the holdings of the Benaki Museum Library in Athens
Comprehensive information on the world of Islam in disciplines ranging from religion and history to politics and culture with a geographic and chronological scope encompassing the early Arab-Islamic Empire, Iran, Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all modern Islamic states.
Enimerosis    
Links to current Greek news sources.
Collection includes a large collection of digitized newspapers covering the years 1812-1930; accessed by microfilm number.
The only scholarly periodical to focus exclusively on modern Greece. The Journal publishes critical analyses of Greek social, cultural, and political affairs, covering the period from the late Byzantine Empire to the present.
Database of modern language translations of Byzantine primary sources, which can be searched by keyword or browsed using pull-down menus.
Digitized versions of 7 Greek newspapers covering the years 1883-1983.
On-line catalog to a variety of specialized libraries in Greece.
ZEPHYR    
Union catalog of Greek university libraries.

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