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French Studies: French Resources


French Studies

Useful websites

Freely available websites, catalogues, databases and digital collections.

  • Catalogue collectif de France - combines the catalogues of the Bibliothèque Nationale, the universities (SUDOC) and public libraries
  • Europeana - multi-lingual online collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections
  • Internet Archive - an archive of digital items, including texts, audio and moving images, to give permanent access for researchers, scholars, and the general public
  • Liverpool Online Series - critical editions of French texts
  • Mandragore - tens of thousands of digitised manuscripts from the Bibliothèque nationale de France, from ancient to modern
  • Marandet Collection - digitised copies of over 360 French popular plays from 1700-1830. The full physical collection is around 4,000 plays, from 1700-1900, and is housed in the Modern Records Centre.
  • Warwick University French Studies website