Library Databases

General Resources


Bibliographical Resources

Literary Databases

  • BIZ (Biblioteca italiana Zanichelli) – From Francis of Assisi to Gabriele d’Annunzio, from Giacomo da Lentini to Dino Campana, from Dante to Grazia Deledda, this resource contains complete texts from the beginnings of Italian literature to the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes more than 1,000 works of Italian literature by approximately 250 authors. Coverage: To early 1900’s; contains primary sources. Some full text. Limit to 3 simultaneous users.



Library Liaison. Be sure to check out the Italian Research Guide maintained by Susan Vandale, the library liaison for Italian Studies. For any questions concerning your research, do not hesitate to contact her. She can be of particular help with:

  • Conducting specialized research and implementing strategies to obtain current, reliable and relevant information
  • Instructing on appropriate use of databases and other library resources
  • Critically evaluating sources
  • Citations and writing styles
  • Searching for information outside of American libraries