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Blogue de Chantal Guy

Editorials about literature from CyberPress

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Blogue Communauté ACELF

Blog from ACELF, an educational organization that encourages French language learning

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Biblioteque Virtuelle

News from the Canadian Heritage about various francophone issues.

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This guide has been developed as a general introduction to resources in the field of French. It is not a comprehensive listing of sources, but rather a starting point from which you can begin your research according to your information needs.

Top 5 Resources

Short on time? Just want to dive right in? Start here.

  • CBCA: Canadian Business & Current Affairs
    Canadian database covering all subjects. Includes full text of Chatelaine (French edition), L'actualite. Can limit search by language.
  • Cairn
    French language journals covering social sciences and humanities; European focus
  • ERIC
    Educational and education-related journals. For second language acquisition or general language learning issues
  • UFV Library Catalogue
    Find books, videos and more in the UFV library.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    Indexes journal articles, book chapters, dissertations. Covers French and Quebecois literature; French grammar, linguistics; French language teaching. Indexes French language periodicals such as: Français dans le Monde, Linguistique, Revue Canadienne de Linguistique Appliquée, Littératures Classiques, La Revue Canadienne des Langues Vivantes, Positif: Revue Mensuelle de Cinéma

Library Quick Links

  • My Library Account
    Renew your library materials to avoid fines ... oh, and check to see if you owe fines, too
  • Library FAQ
    Frequently asked questions about the library ... by the way, where is that stapler?
  • Library How-to's
    Tutorials on using the library ... from the library catalogue to "Where can I get this?" and beyond
  • Guide for Students at a Distance
    Don't come to campus? These services are for you
  • Citing Sources
    Guides to citing sources in popular formats, including APA, MLA, Chicago, and ASA
  • RefWorks
    Keep track of your research sources, integrate them into your paper and create your bibliography with the click of a mouse
  • Research Assignment Planner
    How to complete your research project in 10 steps and on time

About This Guide

This guide is maintained by Patti Wilson

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