The printed books of the collection of French are divided into a general section, where you will find dictionaries and reference works, a section on French language and a section on French literature. The texts and studies in the literature section are largely arranged chronologically by period.

How to search the collection?

See for an overview the classification scheme (PDF). 

Books and journals

Search for e-books and printed books and journals in the catalogue, look for e-journals in the list of electronic journals.

Search engines

In the search engines for French you will find, for instance, dictionaries, bibliographies, encyclopaedias, text collections.

Tips, theory and training

For tips, theory and training regarding searching and using scholarly information, please check our LibGuides.

Where to find the collection?

Please use the floor plan of the University Library City Centre to locate the collection of French consisting of printed books and journals.

Purchase suggestion

Please submit this form if you have any purchase suggestions.

Who is responsible for the collection?

Affiliate Researcher
Subject Librarian Humanities
Subject Librarian Humanities

General questions

Do you have any questions about our library services? Questions about borrowing, renewing, requesting? Any complaints or remarks?

Call us at +31-(0)30-2536115 or send an email to If you have a question about borrowing, please provide your library card number.