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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. 

Email d.g.kennedy@qub.ac.uk
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Cite Them Right


Cite Them Right is an online referencing guide designed to help you reference print, electronic or performance sources accurately. The website has been developed from the book Cite them right: the essential referencing guide by Richard Pears and Graham Shields.

Welcome

Welcome to the Arts, English and Languages library subject pages.  If you're new to QUB take a look at Welcome to Queen's! New Student Guide to the Library at Queen's.

On this page you'll find general information, follow the links for more specialist information about your subject area.  Following the library on social media is a good way of keeping up to date

If you are just starting your degree our guides to Understanding Research Literature and Plagiarism and Referencing will demystify the world of chapters, journals, articles, bibliographies and editors.

Details about borrowing, requesting and accessing library services can be found here.  You can check the library opening times here.

Get in touch if you have any questions.

New Modern Languages, Translation and Irish Books

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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

With over 1,100 entries written by an international team of scholars from over 40 countries The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics is a ground breaking reference work covering the highly diverse field of applied linguistics.  Access it here.

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?