This partial selection is not meant to serve as a web guide or a portal but represents a collection of materials used often in our courses. More sites can be found at the Brown Library Subject Site.
Over 3,000 french and francophone films have been collected with help from the Sevaux family fund, French Studies, the Rockefeller library and private donors. The film collection is now housed in the Rockefeller Library and/or requested through the Rock for pick up. Students should be able to check out/order films. Also available is Kanopy, which offers streaming access for the select movies hosted online. Circulation policies have not changed. Please note that over 60% of the holdings require en an international DVD player and need to be viewed on site (updated 7/15/13).
- Feature Films
- Francophone Films
- LGBT Collection
- Music Videos and Concerts
- TV Programs and series
Note: XXX means the film is currently being processed. Check directly in Josiah.
French Grammar Resources
Antidote V.8 , the French spell checker and grammar tool. 55 copies installed on CIS servers in computer clusters across campus.
ELFE, Elementary French Exercises for the web.
Music Juke-Box@ Brown
300 Selected French and Francophone music sites. Some contain lyrics, others videos.
Cartoons/ Graphic Novels @ Brown
- Over 280 "bandes dessinées" and other graphic novels in the Francophone comic books at the Brown Library. Books are in the reserve collection at the John Hay Library.