This guide will introduce you to some key resources for use in your studies available in the Library. The resources highlighted in this guide are designed to showcase some of the vast resources available in the library and does not serve as a comprehensive list.
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Subject Librarian for French Studies
Mia Goodwin (Matheson Library)
Common call numbers
The following Dewey numbers may be useful as a guide when browsing the shelves.
|016.44||French language - Bibliography|
|016.8405||French literature - Bibliography|
|034.1||Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French|
|443||French language - Dictionaries|
|445||French language - Grammar|
|709.04||French art - Modern 20th Century|
|759.4||French paintings - Modern 20th Century|
|840.914||French literature - 20th century|
|840.03||French literature - Dictionaries|
|843.914||French fiction - 20th century|
|849.1||[French literature in other countries] The number is preceded by a letter for the name of the country, eg French Canadian literature C849.1|
|944||France - History|
|971.4||Quebec - History|
DVDs and videos are held at 791.4372 in the Music and Multimedia collection of the Matheson library (Clayton) and at Caulfield library.
It is important that you note down all of the call number, and which part of the Monash collection the item is held in. Then you need to find each part of the number in turn. For example to find the book: Modern France: 1880-2002, James F. McMillan, with the call number 944.08 M167M 2003:
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