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French Language Research Guide: Reference Resources

A guide to French language resources

E-Reference Resources

The library has purchased some e-reference resources for your assignments. You may need your full Carroll CC email address and password to get into these off-campus.

Try these for your biography assignment.  You may want to use the general sources to help you determine basic facts about your person and the subject  in which your person is known.Then you can use the specialized subject sources to more in-depth information.

Print Reference Resources

Selected Sources for French Biographical Reference :

Ref. BX 4655.3 H33       Lives of the Saints

Ref. CT 100 C87            Current Biography

Ref. D 740 E516            The Encyclopedia of World War II

Ref. N 31 D5                  Dictionary of Art (34 volumes) (also available online as Oxford Art Online)

Ref. NB 198 E53           Encyclopedia of Sculpture

Ref. PQ 41 L48             Guide to French Literature

Ref. PQ 41 N49             The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French