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ISLA 392

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ISLA 392

  1. 1. Library resourcesfor “Arabic Literature as World Literature” ISLA 392Anaïs SalamonHead Librarian – Islamic Studies Libraryanais.salamon@mcgill.ca
  2. 2. How do I … Start my ? research? Find information I need? Get more help? Narrow or broaden my search?
  3. 3. Extract keywordsArabic Literature asWorld Literature
  4. 4. Brainstorm keywords ? ? Literature ? ?
  5. 5. Brainstorm keywords Literary Poetry Literature Writer Prose
  6. 6. Brainstorm keywords ? ? Arabic Literature ? ?
  7. 7. Brainstorm keywords ? ? World Literature ? ?
  8. 8. Google?
  9. 9. Google scholar!
  10. 10. Consult the subject guide
  11. 11. Gale Literature Resource Center
  12. 12. Cornell University Library guide
  13. 13. Cambridge History Online
  14. 14. Select the right tool Book → Library Catalogues Journal /Article → Databases Book chapter → Databases
  15. 15. WorldCat Local Catalogue
  16. 16. WorldCat Local Catalogue
  17. 17. WorldCat Local Catalogue
  18. 18. Classic Catalogue
  19. 19. Classic Catalogue
  20. 20. Classic Catalogue
  21. 21. Classic Catalogue
  22. 22. Databases
  23. 23. E-research Gateway
  24. 24. Search tip 1 : exact phrase “Arabic Literature” “World Literature”
  25. 25. Search tip 2 : truncation * ! ? Arab* → Arab Arabian Arabic
  26. 26. Search tip 3 : AND / OR Arabic Literature AND World Literature Arabic Literature OR World Literature Arabic Literature AND (lebanon OR "saudi arabia")
  27. 27. Beyond McGill Library
  28. 28. WorldCat
  29. 29. CREPUQ
  30. 30. CREPUQCREPUQ card allows you to borrow up to 3 volumes for a maximum of 14 days, non- renewable, from other Québec University librariesCREPUQ cards are available from the Loans Desk of any McGill Branch Library during regular service hours
  31. 31. InterLibrary Loan
  32. 32. InterLibrary LoanWhat can be requested on Interlibrary Loan?Interlibrary Loan service supports the academic and research needs of faculty and studentsHow much does ILL cost?The ILL service is free. McGill University Library subsidizes the cost of all regular ILL requests. Charges, however, may be applied for urgent deliveryHow long does ILL take?Response time varies from 2 days to 3 weeks depending on the requested material and the supplier
  33. 33. COLOMBO
  34. 34. Don’t hesitate to ask for help!
  35. 35. Or contact your librarian Anaïs SALAMON Head Librarian Islamic Studies Library anais.salamon@mcgill.ca 514-398-4688
  36. 36. Questions?questions?
  37. 37. Thank you!

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