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French

SJU Library Catalog

Library Catalog Search      
  • Type in a specific title or click the dropdown to search by author (last name first!) 
  • Start a subject search by using the keyword option on the dropdown menu.
  • When you find a book of interest, click on the subject headings in the record to find similar items.
  • You can also browse by call number to take a virtual walk through the book stacks.
  • Use 'Modify Search' to limit your keyword search results to books in French.
  • You can also use the Advanced Search screen to limit by language or format.

Call Numbers

Call numbers tell you where a book is shelved. In the Francis A. Drexel Library, we use Library of Congress Classification which groups titles by subject matter.

The following call number ranges will help you get started. For works by or about an individual author, search our catalog to find a more specific call number.

PC2001-3761 French Language

PQ1-3999 French Literature
 PQ1-771 History and Criticism
 PQ1-150 General
 PQ151-221 Medieval. Old French
 PQ226-310 Modern
 PQ400-491 Poetry
 PQ500-591 Drama
 PQ601-771 Prose
 PQ1100-1297 Col lections
 PQ1300-1595 Old French Literature
 PQ1600-2726 Modern Literature
 PQ3800-3999 Provincial, Colonial