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French & Francophone Studies: French - Welcome

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French & Francophone Studies - Welcome

Welcome to the online research guide for French & Francophone Studies.

Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu: Author, judge, legal scholar, political philosopher.

This guide showcases databases and many other library materials for your research. This guide brings together language, literature, and culture:

See the French-speaking countries page to navigate the language, literatures, and cultures of France and French-speaking areas worldwide. You'll see links with an embedded library search for each French-speaking country and .major authors

If  you're looking for books in the stacks, take a look at the LC call numbers page -- it shows you where you can find books and other materials on our library shelves for French language, literature, and cultural aspects.


Not sure where to begin, just getting started, or need a refresher? Come visit our Scholarly Research: Basic Library Tips page -- you'll see brief tutorials to help you get started with the basics.

Not sure what library resources are best for your topic focus? This guide is a great place to start gathering ideas for your projects!
Questions? Need more information? Please feel free to reach out.
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