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FRENCH 705 - Grodek - Fall 2021

Library Catalogues

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

“The Bibliothèque nationale de France collects, preserves and provides access to the documentary national heritage.”

The Union Catalogue of France

The Union Catalog of France (Catalogue Collectif de France/CCFr) is one of the most powerful online bibliographic and document research tools in France. The CCFr makes it possible to locate more than 15 million documents available in the French library system. 

Check their collections of bibliographies.  From the main page – go to Collections and Services – then click on Information Retrieval Aids – then bibliographies.

Gallica -

Offers digital texts. 

Europeana -

The European digital library, provides access to several million digitized documents representative of the European historical and cultural heritage.

SUDOC Catalogue -

A French collective catalogue created by Higher Educational and Research libraries and resource centres. Includes nearly 10 million bibliographic records describing all kinds of documents, their online availability and locations.

See also other National Libraries below.

University of Toronto Libraries

AMICUS - National Library of Canada

BANQ - Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec

Key Bibliographies

Bibliographie der Franzosischen Literaturwissenschaft – Otto Klapp

1956 – present
Mills Library, Reference, 2nd floor, ZPQ 35 .K63

  • most comprehensive bibliography of French literature limited exclusively to French publications
  • includes French authors inside/outside of France ( e.g. French-Canadian)
  • lists books, chapters of books, periodical articles, theses
  • entries are arranged by general topics; then by century. Within each century, by topic/genre/author. For example, 19th century Baudelaire
  • indexes at back:
    • Index nominum (Index of names of authors of critical works)
    • Index rerum (Index of Subjects)

French XX Bibliography

Mills Library, Reference, 2nd floor, ZPQ 35 .M6

  • abbreviations at the front of the book (Ds=dans; Cr=Compte Rendu)

Bibliographie de la litterature Francaise du Seizieme Siecle

Mills Library, Reference, 2nd floor, ZPQ 1121 .C5

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