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*French and Italian Language and Literature

A guide for library resources and research information for students in French and Francophone Studies and Italian Studies.


Welcome to the French and Francophone Studies and Italian Studies research guide. This guide provides research guidance and access to resources for study in these fields. Use the tabs above to navigate through guides to different types of resources. Many of the tabs above will have drop down options for French and Francophone Studies or Italian studies, so make sure you check those pages.

Database Spotlight

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The California Italian Studies Journal is a digitally published peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the most innovative and important subjects in Italian Studies today.

Interested in doing some research into French culture? You're in luck: the Library of Congress has a great exhbit on Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

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