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French Language and Literature: Internet resources

This guide aims to provide an introduction to essential library and electronic resources for French studies at Oxford

Keeping up-to-date

Internet portals

Internet sources need to be treated with extreme caution as quality can be variable.  It is a good idea to use a subject portal as this usually means that the resources have been evaluated by a subject specialist before being made available to users.  Here are some subject portals for French studies below.  Websites belonging to reputable associations and institutions are also valuable sources of information.  When searching on the Internet you will need to be able to put in the French correct accents.  If you are using a desktop computer, KeyXL provides a useful list of International Alt Key Code keyboard shortcuts.


University departments of French

Inputting French diacritics on a lap-top

Computer codes for French diacritics