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Italian Studies

An overview of resources for research in Italian Studies, medieval to contemporary.



This guide lists some of the more significant resources for the study of the cultures, literatures and languages of Italy and the Italian diaspora. Use the menu on the left-hand side of the screen for information about finding specific types of resources. For research guides on the study of literature more broadly or for guides pertaining to cultural and area studies, see the list below.

Consult the NYU Libraries Catalog to find materials in the NYU collections, or explore NYU's databases for electronic articles and eBooks, bibliographic citations, reference materials, digitized primary sources, and other resources. Databases are organized by general subject area and by content type, including subject-specific lists for Italian Language & Literature. Quick links to databases commonly used by researchers in these fields appear below, under "Core Resources".

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