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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 materials in French, you can limit your search in the library's Classic Catalog. Select French in the language drop-down menu.

In Encore, 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

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Cultural Resources