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A Guide to French: Reference Works

Resources for French

Browsing for Reference Works

Books, including those in Reference, are shelved in general subject categories using the Library of Congress classification system. You may want to supplement your use of the catalog with browsing shelf areas for your topic. Below is a brief listing of some of the subject locations in the field of French language, culture and literature.

  • DC French History
  • DT 521-555.9 French West Africa
  • F 1051-1055 Quebec
  • F 1600-1763 New France and Acadia
  • F 2151 French West Indies
  • F2441+ French Guinana
  • PC 2001-3761 French Language
  • PQ 1-3999 French Literature

Recommended Reference Works

Use the drop down menu from the reference works tab above to find reference sources works related to French language, culture, literature and travel.  The guide is not comprehensive, so stop by the reference desk to chat with a librarian about finding additional information.

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