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French Language and Literature

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A comprehensive index of journals, books, and dissertations in linguistics and related fields. (Citations only).

Book reviews, drama reviews, film reviews, and literary essays from historical sources. (Full-text).

Biographies and essays on authors of fiction, poetry, drama, journalism, and history. (Full-text).

The most comprehensive index of journals, books, and dissertations in literature. (Some full-text).

A multi-disciplinary index of journal and magazine articles from 1982 to present. (Some full-text).

Bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. (Full-text).


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A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports. (Some full-text).

French-language books and works in the public domain. (Full-text).

An online bilingual dictionary. (Full-text).

Learn to chat in seven major languages like French and Spanish with free audio, video, and “Quick Fixes” (essential phrases) in 36 languages. (Internet site).

Web sites on francophone literature. (Internet links).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
Free software is required: download ebrary Reader™

Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

An Internet search engine for scholarly journals and books with links to UHD-purchased content. (Some full-text).

Journal archives back to 1831. Recent issues (past 3-5 years) not included. (Full-text).
Purchase made possible by a generous donation from the Rockwell Fund.

A well-known French news magazine. (Full-text).

A well-known French newspaper. (Full-text).

A well-known French newspaper. (Full-text).

Search across multiple French news sources. (Full-text).

Essays on writers, novels, stories, plays, characters, genres, and national literatures. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

Articles from over 550 periodicals in the social sciences and humanities from 1665 - 2000. (Full-text).
Note: Use the Language field to limit a search to French-language periodicals.

Electronic journals in the humanities and the social sciences. (Full-text).

An online French dictionary. (Full-text).

An index of high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. (Citations only).

A catalog of 58 million books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos available in libraries. (Citations only).




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