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Resources for students studying French

Subject Resources

If you're just starting out as a French student and need to learn the background or fundamentals, the following can help:

To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:

To search databases that have considerable amounts of French content in them, consider the following:

Here are some searches that will get you a variety of French books:

Here are some classic French novels that French majors should be familiar with:

You can find reliable and high-quality videos on a variety of topics below:

You can find reliable and high-quality French videos on the following topics:

Here are some websites which might be helpful for a French student:

For help citing materials, click below:

For help citing in the MLA format, which is often used in French, consider using Schewe Library's MLA citation guide:

Have subject specific questions?

If you have questions, you can contact us at:


Luke Beatty
- Library Director
luke.beatty@ic.edu

217.245.3573


Garrett Traylor
- Reference & Cataloging Librarian
garrett.traylor@ic.edu
217.245.3022


Elora Agsten - Instructional Librarian
elora.agsten@ic.edu
217.245.3177


For general inquiries:
schewe@ic.edu
217-245-3020
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