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French Studies


Provides access to a number of public domain French literary texts.
Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, University of Chicago.
ARTFL is a database containing the full texts of major literary works in French, bibliographies, an image database, and reference tools. See the ARTFL Reference Collection for:
  • ARTFL Project: French-English Dictionary
  • The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus
  • ARTFL Project: Roget's Thesaurus, 1911 edition
  • ARTFL Project: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Verb Conjugation Using the INFL Analyzer (unrestricted)
  • Morphological Analysis
Full text collection of 3000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history. Particularly strong in literature.
Gallica gives free Internet access to over 70,000 digital works and more than 80,000 images, as well as many hours of sound recordings. 



Classic works world literature mainly in English; includes original french works and a number of translations into English.
La bibliothèque du réseau francophone numérique regroupe des collections patrimoniales de onze bibliothèques de Belgique, Suisse, Luxembourg, France, Canada, Maroc, Sénégal, Côte d’Ivoire, Madagascar, Haïti pour la découverte, l’étude et l’apprentissage de 300 millions de francophones.