France - Current Events of and Cultural Significance to the French Speaking World

*These databases will provide you with up-to-date articles regarding current events in France as well as information on individuals or works of art/literature of influence in the French speaking world.
When searching remember to use quotation marks, as well as the words "and, or, and not" to refine your searches.

Student Resources

*For Current Events, scroll to News and Magazines (and Audio!)
*For Cultural Significance be sure to look at academic journals to add depth.
*Remember "Highlights and Notes and Send to Google Drive" and citations are at the end of the source.


Academic OneFile

*For Current Events be sure to search both News and Magazines on the right side.
*You may also search by publication date.
*For Cultural Significance be sure to look at academic journals to add depth.
*Remember "Highlights and Notes and Send to Google Drive" and citations are at the end of the source.


Gale Databases

*For Cultural Significance , this allows you to search several specialized areas at once.
*Popular Culture
*Fine Arts and Music...
*Remember "Highlights and Notes and Send to Google Drive" and citations are at the end of the source.


Website Evaluation

Website Evaluation Rubric

This rubric will help you to evaluate websites. Pay close attention to the idea of the publisher being "visible and searchable." This digging is often where you will find key information to guide your evaluation.


Print Resources
Search the library catalog by going to the Fish for Info home page and clicking on the icon for "Library Catalog" in the upper right corner.

MLA Citation LInks
These links you to the most recent updates in MLA (MLA 8) from the Owl at Purdue website.

MLA General Paper Format

General guidelines for how your overall paper should be formatted (first page, spacing...).


MLA Electronic Source Citation Examples

These are examples of ways to cite a variety of electronic sources found in your "Works Cited Page." First, a basic format is provided. When you scroll down you will find specific examples such as how to create a citation for "An Article from an Online Database (or Other Electronic Subscription Service)."


MLA Books Citation Examples

This shows you how to cite books in MLA style.


MLA: Works Cited Page Basic Format

This shows you how to format your final page - your Works Cited page (spacing, hanging indents...)