Or use the catalog's Advanced Search option to find books located at McKillop Library and other HELIN libraries. To limit your search to books located only at McKillop Library, select "Salve Regina University" under the drop-down menu labeled "View entire collection." A keyword search allows you to search for any term relevant to your research topic. Keyword searching simply matches your search terms to any word included in a book's catalog listing. For more detailed information on finding books, see our guide to finding books.
To find a book on the shelf, use the call number listed in the catalog. Most language and literature books have call numbers beginning with P and are located on the 3rd floor. Those preceded by Ref are in the reference area on the 1st floor. Language dictionaries - monolingual, bilingual, slang, synonym, business, etc. - are located in the reference collection. Cultural and country information may be located in other classifications. Books written in a foreign language are classified according to the subject of the book.
The P classification is sub-divided by language and by national literatures. For example:
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS
The Library has an important collection of foreign feature films on videocassette and on DVD. To identify films produced in a particular language use the keyword search, enter the term "feature films," then select the desired language. You may restrict your search to Salve at any point in your search.
JOURNALS/PERIODICALS (Selected) The current issues of journals in the library are located on the first floor. A complete list of the library's journals is found in our Journals List
A selected list of foreign language journals available in the library:
Ask at the Reference Desk, call 401.341.2289, or submit a question online if you need assistance.