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New platform:
The FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Sciences) database is now available via the EBSCOHost platform. Access to OCLC's FirstSearch version of this database will end on December 31, 2012.

There will be an overlap period beginning immediately and continuing through the end of this year. As of January 1, 2013, EBSCOHost will be the sole source for UC's subscription to FRANCIS.

Go to the new platform:
Search FRANCIS via EBSCOHost
Try the current platform:
Search FRANCIS via FirstSearch

Access Information

Individual campus license. Not available from off-campus locations or via non-UC Internet providers (except via campus proxy servers or vpn). Available to users on the following UC campus networks: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz.

Check with your local UC library if you have any questions regarding access.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Last updated: December 14, 2012
Document owner: Jayne Dickson