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Resource Guide:
French

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
FrenchPC 2001-3761
French literaturePQ 1-3999
French literature modern literaturePQ 1600-2726

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • French language
  • Cajun French dialect
  • French language -- 20th Century
  • French language -- Acquisition
  • French language -- Business French
  • French language -- Canada
  • French language -- Conversation and phrase books
  • French language--Dialects--France--Normandy
  • French language -- Dictionaries
  • French language -- figures of speech
  • French language -- grammar
  • French language -- history
  • French language -- pronunciation

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
French GrammarPC 2112 .C68 1986
French stories. Contes français. Stories in the original French, with translations, critical introductions, notes, and vocabulary by the editor.Remote PQ 1275 .F65
Cassell's French DictionaryReady-Reference PC 2640 .C3 1977
700 French IdiomsPC 2460 .M5
The Acquisition of French in Multilingual ContextseBook
The Acquisition of French As a Second Language : New Developmental PerspectiveseBook
Historical Dictionary of French LiteratureeBook
A Short Course in Reading FrencheBook
French in Action : A Beginning Course in Language and CultureeBook

Selected Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique
  • Éducation et Francophonie
  • Journal of French Language Studies

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.