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French Business Topics
Research Guide

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Foreign Languages Librarian

Ed Rock
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(864) 656-1879
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Foreign Languages  
Background Information on Countries


Call Number

Country Watch online (up-to-date news and information about countries)
The Europa World Year Book
  (covers all countries of the world)




In English
Business Source Premier
online (all subject areas related to business, 1922-present )Access to this PASCAL database is in danger! Please Help!
Wall Street Journal online (full-text Wall Street Journal articles (Eastern edition), 1984-present )


In French


online; to find news articles in French:

  1. select "Guided News Search"
  2. select "Non-English Language News" in Step One
  3. choose French in Step Two
  4. enter search terms and select a date range


To Find Books in the Library

Try searches like these in the library catalog:

Keyword searches:


[country name] economic conditions

[country name] inflation

Also try the names of specific topics, places, people, events, etc.

To find books in French, do an Advanced Search and select French as the language before doing the search.


To Find More Books
WorldCat online (search for books in other libraries; WorldCat includes the combined catalogs of libraries from over 45 countries and contains 47 million+ records)
(limited to 4 simultaneous users)

Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned by the Library.


Language Dictionaries


Call Number

Oxford Business French Dictionary (English-French)


Oxford Business French Dictionary (French-English)


Collins Business French Dictionary online
Harrap's French and English Business Dictionary REF HF 1002 .H3443 2005
The Oxford Business French Dictionary: French-English, English-French REF HF 1002 .O88 2002
French Dictionary of Business, Commerce and Finance: French-English, English-French REF HF 1002 .F68 1996
Dictionnaire d'Apprentissage du Français des Affaires: Dictionnaire de Compréhension et de Production de la Langue des Affaires (also available online) REF HF 1002 .D53 2000
Concise Oxford Hachette French Dictionary (English-French)


Concise Oxford Hachette French Dictionary (French-English)


Collins French Dictionary online
several French-English/English-French dictionaries REF PC 2640


Business Dictionaries


Call Number

Oxford Business and Economics Dictionaries online (brief explanations of business, finance, and economics terms in English)


For more business resources, see the Business and Economics pages.


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