Review and Update
Library Session for students in RL901 Advanced
Textual Analysis - Spanish
Shari Grove, Collection Development Librarian
Professor Irene Mizrahi, Department of Romance Languages &
Thursday, October 28, 2004
- Introduction -
Boston College Libraries
provides information resources and services. Think of the
as a huge web site full of resources and services.
- Quest Boston
Colleges Library Catalog
is part of the Boston College Libraries Information System and
best for locating books and journal titles.
and link to Your Account to access its features.
manages and searches across many databases and library
catalogs simultaneously to find articles, books, manuscripts, newspapers
and much more. MetaQuest allows you to create a personalized list
of resources called "My Resource List", and save, e-mail, and download
are organized by subject. Searching a database retrieves
references to articles in academic scholarly journals with an option
to retrieve the full text. For a literary searchers I suggest that you
begin with MLA Bibliography or HAPI Hispanic Periodicals Index or French
Expanded Academic ASAP
, provides access to articles in the English language. After searching
Quest then search
WorldCat First Search
for additional resources.
Shari T. Grove, Collection
O'Neill Library Room 407
October 28, 2004
Online Request Forms
(adapted from Faculty Research Support page)
The Libraries' web site offers several electronic forms which can assist
researchers in acquiring materials. The following forms can be accessed
by choosing the Online Requests/Forms option in the Quick
Links pulldown menu on the
Libraries' home page
- View/Renew Loans: A list of books, etc. currently
charged out to you.
- Recall/Delivery Requests: A list of recall and delivery
requests that you have placed.
- Interlibrary Loan Book Request: Complete this form
to request non-book materials via Interlibrary Loan.
- Interlibrary Loan Journal Article Request: Complete
this form to request an article via Interlibrary Loan.
- Locate and Photocopy Request: Complete this form
to request a photocopy of an article or book chapter. This service
is available when classes are in session. The cost is
20 cents per page. (only available for items in O'Neill Library).
- Request Item from Law Library: Complete this form
to request delivery of a book or a photocopy from the following
remote libraries: NEDL, K-C, NRC or the Law Library.
- Ask a Reference Question: Complete this form to
ask our reference librarians a question.
- Request a Research Consultation: Complete this form
to request a research consultation with a subject specialist.
- Request Data from ICPSR: Complete this form to request
data from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social
- Recommend Library Materials: Use this form if you
would like to recommend that the library purchase specific materials