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Wilson Southern Middle School Library: French Resources

About this guide -

This guide will provide links and information to help you complete your National French Week Project.   If you need help finding information, just ask !


Your Library Account

To Search for books and to see your Library Account, click on the icon.


Destiny Library Catalog

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InfotopiaA Google alternative safe search engine for students offering information and reference sites: art, social sciences,social issues,social problems, history, ...

Citation Information


Most websites and articles will give you the citation to use ~ but you need to search for it!

Usually it is down the lefthand or righthand side of the page or at the very bottom of the page.

Look for the word CITE

Use the MLA 8 version

Don't see it?  No problem!  Use the MyBIB site to help create your Citation.


Sports Stars

Rene Lacoste

     Britannica Encyclopedia - Rene Lacoste

Tony Parker

     The Famous People - Tony Parker Biography

Kylian Mbappe

     CNN Article - July 6, 2018 - How this 19-year-old World Cup star went from a rough neighborhood to making $1.7 million a month


* All others have articles on World Book Online


Avril Lavigne

     Britannica Encyclopedia - Avril Lavigne

Gerard Depardieu

     Britannica Encyclopedia - Gerard Depardieu

* All others have articles on World Book Online

Mathematicians & Scientists

Rene Descartes

     Britannica Encyclopedia - Rene Descartes



Jacques Pepin

     PBS - Biography

* All others have articles on World Book Online


* All have articles on World Book Online

Artists and Designers

* All have articles on World Book Online

Politicians & Historical Figures

* All others have articles on World Book Online

Power Library Links

POWER Search 

Power Search: Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand

Newstand:  images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts

Research in Context

Research in Context: government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors:  biographical info on authors

Books & Authors

Books & Authors: Discover fiction and non-fiction books

AP Images:  photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics

InfoTrac Student Edition

InfoTrac:  science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies

POWER Library - SO

Reminder - To access POWER Library from your home computer you will need to enter your PUBLIC library card number OR enter this ecard #:  24752000203602. 




Great place to search for many topics.   Results have been validated by educators and some sites provide an MLA citation.

Research Links

Use these links to take you to places that will provide information and photos.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

 Use this link to search over 100 Encyclopedia & Reference books.