For example, to find books on writing, try entering keywords such as writing technique, report writing, creative writing, or technical writing.
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 books on literature and literary criticism have call numbers beginning with P and are located on the 3rd floor in the Main Collection.
Some useful subject headings include:
REFERENCE BOOKS on Writing
Reference books are located in the reference area on the 1st floor.
Ask at the Info Desk, call 401.341.2289, or submit a question online if you need assistance.