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FR3700: Introduction to French Literature (Madigan)


This LibGuide was designed to provide you with assistance in your French Literature course. Please click on the tabs to the left to access course resources. Contact Robert Powers if you need more assistance with these resources or chat with a librarian using the chat window to the left.

Research Tips

Catalog Tips:

In order to locate books in the original French language, use these advanced search tips:

Rockhurst Catalog:

  • select Advanced Keyword Search in the box to the upper right
  • type in a common French adjective, such as "un or la"
  • under location select RU Main collection
  • under format select Book/Journal
  • under language select French and then go back up and click the Submit button
  • You can do the same search in MOBIUS, but under location select ANY

Database Tips:

  • When doing a database search look for Advanced Search settings that allow you to select a language option.
  • For example, in JSTOR you can select Advanced Search,  pick a topic keyword (ie, "Victor Hugo" or "Internet") and select FRENCH. The resulting articles will be written in French.
  • Another example, in Academic Search Complete, underneath the search box, select Advanced Search, scroll down to "Limit Your Results"  and select French in the drop down menu under "Language." Do a search for your topic and the results will be in French.

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