Top 5 French Language Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

Gallica (Bibliothèque nationale de France)
A massive digitization project of the French national library. Makes available electronic texts in French literature, history, and culture ranging from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century. Texts are in PDF format.

ARTFL Project
The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language contains access to databases on French Women Writers, Provencal Poetry, and more.

French Studies Web
Comprehensive collection of quality links. Covers France and the francophone regions in Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, North America, and the Caribbean.

MLA International Bibliography [UCSD Only]
MLAIB is the principal index to scholarly publications in the field of literature; it is a major database for linguistics as well. [Full Description]

Literature Resource Center
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. [Full Description]

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