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FREN 230: French Translation: Translation Project Resources

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Finding Literary Works in Translation

To locate translations of specific works, search Collins Library Primo Search for the author and/or the original title of the work and limit the search to the desired language. The list of results will indicate which items can be found at Collins Library. 

If we don't have a particular book in our collections, you can request it through interlibrary loan

Books on Translation at Collins

Books can be excellent sources for establishing historical and cultural background or placing a topic in context with related issues.  Search Collins Library Primo Search for titles.  A sampling of potentially relevant books is listed below.

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FREN 230: French Translation

French Dictionaries

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French Language Current Newspapers

The New York Times

Full and unlimited access to all of the content on The New York Times web site. Users must register and log in. Once you’ve registered for an account, which you must do from within the campus network (i.e. on-campus), you may “log in” to that account from anywhere, anytime. 

To register go to:

Click "Create Account" and complete the registration fields using your email address.

French Magazines

Paris-Match magazine

Collins Library subscribes to the print format of some popular French magazines. Past issues are located downstairs in the periodical collection, organized alphabetically by title.

The magazine collection includes:

  • Paris-Match
  • L'express

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