Subject guide: Italian

Welcome to the library’s subject guide for Italian studies.

Resources for finding books and articles

You can search for the library's ebooks, printed books and journal articles in the search box on the library's start page. You can also search for books and articles in the following resources:

  • Access Torrossa 
    Database including Italian ebooks and the journal Francofonia. N.B. You must have du Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to read downloaded ebooks. Moreover, you cannot read ebooks online in the web browser Firefox.
  • ERIC
    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is a database of education research and information.
  • 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 blacklisted journals in Cabells – Predatory Reports. To get access to full-text articles in the library’s journal subcriptions, you must activate a library link (See Activate library links in Google Scholar).
  • Linguistics Collection
    Database collection for literature on linguistics and language-related disciplines. The collection searches simultaneously in the databases Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts and Linguistics Database.
  • SBN (Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale) 
    National catalogue for Italian libraries. Good resource for finding books.

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Britannica Academic
    The database includes Encyclopædia Britannica 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.

Resources for finding student theses

  • DiVA
    Find student theses submitted at several Swedish universities.
    Find student theses in full text submitted at Swedish universities.

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