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Modern Languages & Translation: Home

Your Subject Librarian

I'm Diarmuid Kennedy the Subject Librarian for Arts, English & Languages.

I'm here to help, so please get in touch if you need any advice on research, finding information or using the library. 

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Welcome to the Arts, English and Languages library subject pages.  On this page you'll find general information, follow the links for more specialist information about your subject area.  Please check this page for information and updates on safety and library services relating to Covid-19.  Following the library on social media is a good way of keeping up to date.

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If you are just starting your degree at Queen's University Belfast the library's Transition Skills Online Training pages will take you through the key things you need to know about information literacy at university.

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Get in touch if you have any questions.

New Modern Languages, Translation and Irish Books

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Useful shelf-marks

The most common shelf-marks for Modern Languages are:

PC2001-PC3761 = French Language
PQ1-PQ3999 = French literature

PC5001-PC5498 = Portuguese Language
PQ9000-PQ9999 = Portuguese literature

PC4001-PC4977 = Spanish Language
PQ6001-PQ8929 = Spanish literature

P306-P310 = Translating and interpreting

You will find the main section on Floor 2.  Recommended books will also be found in Short Loan on the Ground Floor of the McClay Library.

Where can I find books about my subject in the McClay Library?