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Culturethèque is an online platform offering French cultural content such as e-books, films and audio books. Published by the Institut français du Royaume-Uni, the mission statement of this cultural cooperation tool is to present the best of French cultural events happening today in order to promote the presence of the French language online. Register with the site to access all its content for free.
Institut National de l'Audiovisuel
100,000 radio and television programmes available to download.
French e-book/e-journal/digital object collections
Over a million free books, journals, manuscripts and images, mostly in French and published before 1900, digitised by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
Provides free, full-text access to a range of French language humanities e-journals.
Access to thousands of French source texts, translations and bibliographies, in the public domain, mostly published 100 years ago or more.
Open access to a comprehensive collection of French language academic publications in the humanities and social sciences.
Library resources in France
Useful if you are studying abroad and need to find books in a French library near you!
Organisations and institutions
Archives of primary sources