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French: Books

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Loan Periods

Books in the Library have different loan periods:

  • 1 Day Loan
  • 3 Day Loan
  • Standard (borrower category dependent)

More information on borrowing books can be found at:

James Hardiman Library Borrowing


Books for French

Books relating to French are mainly located on Floor 1. Some books are located in Closed Access and can be requested. There are also e-books available from the library catalogue.

Reference Works

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference works can be an invaluable starting point for your research or study. Print reference works for French are mainly located in Humanities and Social Sciences Reference on Floor 1.

Online Reference Works

Examples of useful online reference works for French include: 

How to Find a Book


From the Special Collections

La comedia di Dante Aligieri: (Impressa in Vinegia : Per Francesco Marcolini ad instantia di Alesandro Vellutello, 1544). Old Library Collection

From the Highlights from our Special Collections Booklet

More Information on Books

Guide to the Dewey Decimal System

Our books are catalogued using the Dewey Decimal System. Our guide to this classification scheme will help you to identify the shelf numbers for your specific subject area.