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This Guide provides a starting point for materials on French Studies.
This guide is meant to provide you with some starting points for research in this subject area. If you are new to research and would like help with more general practices and techniques in library research, consider using one of our How-to guides, including the Beginner's Guide to Library Research.
Le Grand & Collins is a bilingual (French and English) online dictionary. It enables you to quickly find the correct translation, taking into account the context of the sentence, the specific cultural nuances and idiomatic usages.
Erudit is a disseminator of French-language resources. It offers centralized access to journals, the majority of which are francophone publications in the social sciences and humanities; including scholarly and cultural journals, books, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, as well as various research documents and data.
An established journal of reference inviting all critical approaches on the latest debates and issues in the field, Contemporary French & Francophone Studies (formerly known as SITES ) provides a forum not only for academics, but for novelists, poets, artists, journalists, and filmmakers as well. In addition to its focus on French and Francophone studies, one of the journal's primary objectives is to reflect the interdisciplinary direction taken by the field and by the humanities and the arts in general.
The Canadian Journal of Linguistics publishes articles in linguistics in both English and French. The articles deal with linguistic theory, linguistic description of English, French and a variety of other natural languages, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, first and second language acquisition, and other areas of interest to linguists. The journal also includes reviews of recent books in linguistics.