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FRE 101/102, 201/202: French (ELI): Books & eBooks

This guide introduces you to resources for FRE 101/102 & 201/202 courses. If you have questions or comments, please contact Heather Blicher at

Find Books in the Library Catalog

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Search Library Catalog for books, eBooks, DVDs & streaming video.



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Sample Searches:

French AND grammar

Use AND between two or more terms to find materials with all the concepts. Searching for French AND grammar will only include books that have both words in their contents.

Language OR vocabulary

Use OR between similar concepts. Searching for language OR vocabulary will find books that refer to either term.


"Francophone culture"

Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "Francophone culture" to find the words in that specific order.


Search eBooks

Search for eBooks:

Keyword Search:

french AND language

french AND grammar

french AND composition

french AND culture


Then limit your results to:

Available Online

Search by Language

Search by Language:


1) What are you looking for? Fiction, Short Story, Literature, Graphic Novel, Feature Film

2) Show me: Books, Multimedia, Research Databases, or All items

3) Limit the search by language: French

Tips for Searching the Library Catalog

eBooks @ NOVA

These titles are available online through the NOVA Library Catalog.

Browse the Bookshelves

 If you visit a library in-person, browse in this call number area: 


Language Study:   PC2075-PC2689

Literature:              PQ1-PQ2664

(While Literature is mainly English translation, some is in the original language.)