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French Language and Literature: Journals

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

Introduction

The majority of journals held by the Bodleian Libraries in both physical and electronic formats can be searched for via SOLO, as can the individual articles within ejournals. If you are new to Oxford libraries or to SOLO, we recommend visiting the 'Getting started' and 'How to' guides at the links below.

Physical journals

The following tabs list Oxford libraries with  journal runs of interest to those studying French. Access rights and borrowing privileges are subject to conditions; please check individual library websites for further information.

For those wishing to learn more about searching for journals in Oxford, we recommend the following guides:

Electronic journals (ejournals)

Ejournals are digital manifestations of  select types of serial publications. Broadly speaking they come in two forms: they are either 'born digital' or are digital reproductions of physical works.

The following tabs list ejournal collections and platforms relevant to the study of French. For those wishing to browse ejournals, we recommend visiting e-Journals A-Z, or BrowZine.

Key ejournals in French studies include:

 

The following is a sample of ejournal collections and journal indexing services applicable to those studying French at Oxford. We recommend visiting Databases A-Z for a full breakdown of eresource packages, including trials and new arrivals, available to Oxford University members.

The following is a sample of free ejournal aggregators applicable to those studying [XXXX insert subject here] at Oxford.

Journal/article recommendations & inter-library loans

If the Bodleian Libraries don't have the journal or article you are looking for, you can make a recommendation by completing the form below (Single-Sign On required). Alternatively, we may be able to source it through Oxford's inter-library loan service.

Browzine

Browzine iconBrowZine is an alternative way to browse many of the ejournals subscribed to by the Bodleian Libraries. Coverage is from 2005 onwards.  For those wishing to learn more, we recommend the following guide: