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French Studies

Resources for research and inquiry including; scholarly articles, databases and primary sources

Finding Scholarly Articles

Depending on your project, you might need to find scholarly articles to use as research material. Scholarly articles are commonly required as part of university-level assignments. This is because scholarly articles are written by scholars or experts and have been approved by other experts in the field through a rigorous review processes such as peer-review. Scholarly articles are not without flaws, but their publication process includes many steps for verifying facts, reducing bias, and identifying conflicts of interest. Below you will find a list of some of the databases you can use to find scholarly articles. Some of these databases operate in French, however some of them you will need to limit the "Language Filter" to French.