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FRE 312: French Language Practice II

Library Research Guide

How to Find Books on the French-Canadian or Quebec Novel, and particularly the "Roman du Terroir" :

You could start with a Simple Search in WorldCat, our library catalogue:

Go to the Description of relevant books and scroll down to the Subjects field. Take note of relevant subject headings.

Then try an Advanced Search in WorldCat  using keywords from the Subject headings found in the Descriptions of relevant books:

Useful Subject Headings:

  • French-Canadian fiction
  • Regionalism in literature
  • Farm life in literature
  • Country life in literature
  • Quebec (Province) in literature
  • Roman Quebecois
  • Canadian fiction (French) Quebec

AND finds all terms

OR finds either term

quebec* finds any ending, i.e. Quebec, Quebecois

 

For more help with WorldCat search techniques, see How to do an Advanced Search (also available on the library website under the Catalogue tab).

Inter-library Loans (ILL): How much does it cost?

Students:

  • ILL books are free if available in a Canadian library
  • ILL articles are $3.00 each

Faculty:

  • no charge for ILL requests

Retired faculty:

  • allowed 5 free requests per year
  • If more  than 5 are needed, the requester will be responsible for any fees involved.

How Long do they Take?

  • allow two weeks from when you submit the ILL order, but sometimes they come sooner

Further information (how to make a request) is available here.

Peter Turkstra Library,  Redeemer University , 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, ON, L9K 1J4, Canada
Circulation Desk Telephone: 905.648.2139 ext. 4266, Email:   library@redeemer.ca