Do simple and advanced searches, classification searches (subject scheme), on this now freely available database from the French Scientific Information Dept. of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Francis is the database for social sciences and humanities materials. Indexes materials in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish from journals, conference proceedings, dissertations. Covers materials indexed in Francis from 1972-2015, 2 million items. Do your search. Then look up the journal name, conference, dissertation in our online catalog for access. If we don't have it, request ILL.
Cambridge History of French Literature. Main PQ 103 .C26 2011
New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. Main Library Reference PQ 41 .N48 1995.
History reference works are in Main Library Reference DC section. Or, use resources in Oxford Reference Online.
French Language Dictionaries is a guide to French, French-English, and English-French dictionaries and other word books in our collection. Or, use Oxford Reference Online Bilingual Dictionaries Section.
Annee Politique, Economique et Sociale. Main DC 398 .A6. This is an annual in French that provides information and primary sources about what has happened in France, in the European Union countries, and in other countries around the world, in the spheres of politics, economics and society, from 1979 to the present.
Modern France a Very Short Introduction Main DC 226.3 .R377 2013
There are a number of subject/research guides here.
Free Web Sites
France Diplomatie Provides information about foreign policy, current news in France, visiting France, useful addresses, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
News in Translation. This is a subject guide by M.S.U. librarians pointing the way to news information in original languages with "automated instantaneous machine translation" options into English and other languages.
There are additional, more in-depth guides for researching French topics in the MSU Libraries, here.
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