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French Studies

Books and Ebooks

The library has books in both print and electronic format to support your studies. 


  • Use the library's search tool to find both print and electronic books


  • The Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP) / Association des presses universitaires canadiennes (APUC)  
  • The collective voice of French- and English-language scholarly publishing in Canada with more than 6000 titles

Early European Books Collections

  • Early European Books (EEB) takes scholars on an international exploration of life and culture in the early modern period by giving online access to a deep digital archive of rare books from the shelves of the leading national libraries of Europe.  
  • It aims to provide access to all works printed in Europe from the early modern period, before 1701
  • The Bibliothèque nationale de France (National Library of France) is a current project partner


Open Educational Resources

Érudit Books
Originally published by scientific publishers, research centres or learned societies, all of these publications are available in open access 


Let's Read French Books
Several 19th century French stories are collected here to encourage students to read French literature.  Along with the text, there are activities for students to engage with and discover the text.