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French Studies: Books


Library catalogues

Print indexes

  • Klapp, Otto. Bibliographie der französischen Literaturwissenschaft
    • Library has: 1960 to 1990. Continued by Klapp-online. Abs Z2171.K55 Porter.
  • French XX Bibliography
    • Library has: 1969 to present. Ref PQ305.B52x Porter. Critical and Biographical References for the Study of French Literature since 1885.
  • Livres et auteurs québecois: Revue critique de l'année littéraire
    • Library has: 1969-1982. Ref PS8001.L78 Porter.
  • Revue dl'histoire littéraire du Québec et du Canada français
    • Library has: 1980/81-1981/82,1982-1987. Ref PS8131.Q4H57x Porter.

Book reviews

  • Book Review Digest
    • Coverage includes descriptive summaries, excerpts, and full text of book reviews of foreign language books. Library has: 1905 to present.
    • Reviews significant current books and electronic resources of interest to higher education by subject experts. Library has: Sept. 1988-. Type: Review Database, Full Text
  • Factiva
    • Provides full text, same-day and archival coverage of over 9000 sources from 118 countries in 22 languages.
      Search by keywords to retrieve reviews. Library has: Varies with newspaper. In Library login with your WatIAM (Quest) User ID and Password. type: Newspaper Database, Full Text
    • Rich in book reviews, the database contains the back issues of several hundred scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and other disciplines. Library has: Coverage varies by journal. Excludes the last 3-5 years (moving wall). type: Journal Database, Full Text
  • NexisUni
    • Provides same-day and archival coverage of news and legal sources from the world. Search by keywords to retrieve reviews. Library has: Varies by database. In Library login with your WatIAM (Quest) User ID and Password. type: Newspaper Database, Full Text.
  • Complete Review
    • Links to book review sites in French.
  • H-France Reviews
    • Source of scholarly reviews from 2001 onward.
  • H-Net Reviews
    • A scholarly review resource for Humanities and Social Sciences publications. Features a browsable and/or searchable online archive of reviews.
    • A portal about authors, literature and timely issues.
  • Littérature québécoise
    • Provides information about authors and their works.

Faculty monographs

Waterloo faculty monographs


Collington, Tara

Dubeau, Catherine

Gauthier, Nicolas

Lappin-Fortin, Kerry

Lepage, Élise

Miraglia, Anne Marie

Nolette, Nicole

Poirier, Guy


Paré, François

Russell, Delbert

Ryan, Robert

Socken, Paul

French call number ranges

French call number ranges

  • D – History of Europe

    • DC – history of France
  • F – History of the Americas

    • F1001-1145.2 – history of Canada
    • F1170 – history of French America
  • P – Language and literature

    • P – philology and linguistics
    • PC – Romance languages
      • PC2001-3761 – French language
    • PQ – Romance literature
      • PQ1-3999 – French literature
    • PS – American literature
      • PS8001-8599 – Canadian literature (English and French)