Contact Information
  • Librarian: Catherine Minter
  • Location: Herman B Wells Library E960
  • Phone: (812) 855-1702
Libraries & Subjects
last updated: 12/2/2010

French & Italian

The collection

The French and Italian collection supports teaching and research in French and Italian language and literature, cultural studies, and related fields. Notable collection strengths include French Enlightenment thought, contemporary French poetry, and Renaissance Italian literature.

The print collection is housed on the 9th floor of the Wells Library East Tower. LC call number ranges for French language: PC 2001-3761; for French literature: PQ 1-3999. And for Italian language: PC 1001-1977; and Italian literature: PQ 4001-5999.


Collection Development Policies for French and Italian


French Contemporary Authors Approval Plan | Italian Contemporary Authors Approval Plan



Useful Links and Services

IUCAT | Borrow, renew, request | Recall an item | Interlibrary loan | Library services for faculty, graduates, and undergraduates | All Services


Indiana University Department of French and Italian | IU ScholarWorks



General Research Tips

Getting Started | Finding Books in the Library | Searching Techniques | Guides to Research | How to tell if a source is scholarlyHow to Access Electronic Resources



Research Tools for French and Italian

Find articles | Find booksOnline referenceFind e-journals 


Download the French & Italian Subject Page Toolbar



Research guides

Medieval French Art and Culture | 19th-Century French Art and Culture | Italian Featured Films in the Wells Library




The Librarian for French & Italian is Catherine Minter. During the semester, she is available in Ballantine 676 every Thursday, 2-3 pm.


last updated: 12/2/2010