Library resources and reference help for French students and faculty.
This guide is designed to help you find important research resources for studies in French language and literature.
See a more extensive list of French-related databases and online resources here. View the entire list of USC-subscribed databases here.
- MLA Bibliography
Index to scholarly publication in literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from over 4000 journals and series published worldwide. Good index to search for literary criticism.
- Project Muse
Social science and humanities database with full text articles from journals
- Lexis Nexis Academic
Contains numerous French language newspapers
Humanities database with full text articles from archival journals. Some backfiles date back to the early 1800s.
- Gale Virtual Reference
Useful to locate encyclopedias and reference books on a variety of subjects
The link below will take you to a list of electronic journals for French language and literature subscribed to by USC Libraries. Also see this list that includes print journals.
This guide was created and regularly updated by Dr. Hari Rorlich.