Browsing the shelves of a library can lead to serendipitous discoveries. But even with browsing it can help to have an idea of where particular subjects are located. The following lists will give the browsers among you a place to start.
Books on French as a language (philology, grammar, syntax, dictionaries) will be found at the north end of Level 2, between the call numbers PC2001 and PC3761, with most French-English dictionaries at PC2640.
French literature and the literature of the larger French-speaking world will be found between the call numbers PQ1 and PQ3999, as follows:
United States PQ3920-PQ3939
West Indies PQ3940-PQ3949.3
South America, Mexico and Central America PQ3950-PQ3950.3
The corresponding call numbers for the history and culture of these countries are found on the east side of Level 2:
French Guiana F2441-F2471
French West Indies F2151
West Indies F1601-F1629
Burkina Faso DT555-DT555.9
Central African Republic DT546.3-DT546.39
Democratic Republic of the Congo DT641-DT665
Ivory Coast DT545-DT545.9
Republic of the Congo DT546.2-DT546.29