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The Francophone World: New Works in the Libraries: Introduction & Tips

The Libraries acquire newly published and older materials all during the year. This page highlights the most recently cataloged materials for France and its former colonial possessions, including Africa, Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, and South America.

New Francophone-Related Works in UGA Libraries

The Libraries acquire newly published and older materials throughout the year. This guide highlights recent acquisitions which are now available to check out or use in the Libraries.

The items listed here cover subjects that pertain to:

  • French and French Creole languages and dialects
  • Any topics about France or its former colonies in Africa, Asia, and the Americas
  • Any topics about people from these areas living in the United States

The lists include books, DVDs, periodicals, and chapters from books and conference proceedings.

To request that we consider purchasing something for the collection, please submit a Purchase Request Form.

Tips from the Last Year

  • February 2023: Nan McMurry is the interim librarian for French and Francophone Studies.
  • January 2023 - Laura Shedenhelm retired at the end of January.
  • November 2022 - See our Scholarly Publishing & Communication site for more information about Copyright and Open Access.
  • September-October 2022 - Need materials for your research? Send me suggestions.
  • July - August 2022 - Time to set up Library Instruction sessions or One-on-one consultations.
  • June 2022 - New database: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876 - Includes more than 140 titles from Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadaloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nevis, Puerto Rico, St. Bartholomew, St. Christopher, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago, Trinidad, and the Virgin Islands.
  • May 2022 - ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) - Take a look if you have not used it!
  • April 2022 - JSTOR - has embargoes on some journals, withholding materials from full-text access for 1-5 years.
  • March 2022 - New Database: Colonial Caribbean: Colonial Office Files from The National Archives, UK.
  • December 2021 - February 2022 - Time to set up Library Instruction sessions or One-on-one consultations.

Use the Request a Purchase form to recommend items you would like added to the Libraries' collections.

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