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French Language & Literature

French language & literature resources

Browse Core Journals

Specialized Resources for French Literature

Articles and Literary Criticism

Generally, the first step in researching an author or literary topic is to do a preliminary (or more thorough) search in the following databases:

Citing Sources

RefWorks allows you to import references from text files or online sources. You can use these references in writing and formatting papers and bibliographies in a variety of styles (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago).

If you haven't used RefWorks before, you'll need to create an account.

  1. Go to and click the "Create Account" link at the bottom of the white box.
  2. Fill in your information using the or email. You cannot use a different account to set up the RefWorks account, though you can change it in settings later. 
  3. When it asks your department, indicate your major.

You'll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process. Once you complete registration, you'll get access immediately and can get started managing your references.

Contact if you experience difficulties.