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Languages: A Guide to McFarlin Library Resources: French

A subject guide for students in the Department of Languages.

Searching the Catalog

To find foreign language media, you can limit your search in the library's classic catalog. Select a language in the language drop-down menu, and select Video/Film in the material type drop-down menu.

In Summon, you can refine your search results by language using the facets on the left-hand side.

Book Classification

Library of Congress classification

PC2001-3761: French language
PQ1-3999: French literature
DC: France--History

Library of Congress Classification Outline

Suggested Key Words

  • France, French
  • History, criticism
  • Civilization
  • Relations
  • Social conditions, social change, social structure, social classes
  • Politics, government
  • Nationalism, national characteristics
  • Secularism
  • Francophone, French-speaking
  • Africa, African
  • Caribbean
  • Colonial, colonialism, colonies

Literature Resources

Language Resources

Online dictionaries:

Cultural Resources