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University of Minnesota

Kathryn A. Martin Library

French Research Guide

Use this guide to help find books, articles, and other useful materials for French topics.

Find Books and Films

In order to find books, you can search the library catalog:

In addition to books, the catalog contains ebooks, DVDs, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, and teaching materials.

You can browse these call number areas on the 3rd and 4th floors of the library to find books related to French language and culture:

  • DC French History and Culture
  • PC 2001-3761 French Language
  • PQ 1-3999 French Literature

Films are held at the library's front desk. You can browse French-language film here:

If the library doesn't hold a book or film you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here: