Events and Displays

Upcoming Events

Faculty Lecture Series: Esther in Early Modern Iberia and the Sephardic Diaspora

Dr. Emily Colbert Cairns will present on her new book Esther in Early Modern Iberia and the Sephardic Diaspora. During her presentation Dr. Colbert Cairns will discuss Esther, the Jewish woman who marries the ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Munroe Special Collections Room (McKillop 109),
Library Program

Crafting in the Makerspace: Cupcake Wrappers

Come eat a cupcake and learn the basics on how to use our new cricket! No crafting skills are necessary and cupcakes will be provided.
Sunday, March 4, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
McKillop Library - Second Floor,
Library Program

The Princess and the Knife Virgin Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Myth and Art presented by Dr. Anthony Mangieri

In celebration of Dr. Mangieri's, Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art: Women, Agency, and the Trojan War new book please join us for a lecture with reception to follow. Dr. Mangieri will discuss stories of t...
Monday, March 5, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Munroe Special Collections Room (McKillop 109),
Library Program

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Library Lessons

Library Lessons


All workshops are available by appointment for individuals or groups.

Please email salvelibrarian@salve.edu to schedule.


New Library Catalog: Worldcat Discovery

     Learn about our new search tool that allows you to find and request books, articles, and other research materials.

APA Style:

     Overview of APA Style citation.

MLA Style

     Overview of MLA Style citation.

Turabian Style

     Overview of Turabian Style citation (Ph.D. dissertations)

Introduction to Today’s Library Services

     Learn about access from home, finding books and articles, and requesting from other libraries.

How to Do Research:

     How do I decide on a topic? What are the steps in the research process? How do I decide which research tools to use?

Using a Bibliographic Citation Manager: Refworks:

     How to use RefWorks to create a bibliography and save references.  

Conducting a Literature Review

     What is a literature review? How do I make sure I don’t miss anything? How do I optimize library tools to keep up with new research as I’m writing?


For more information or to schedule a workshop or consultation:

401-341-2289 or salvelibrarian@salve.edu

Displays in the Library

First Floor: West Wing

African American History Month


Display by: Gretchen Sotomayor, Library Specialist, Research and Instruction

Second Floor: Curriculum Library

New Books Display in the Curriculum Library 

Display by: Alicia Vaandering, Education and Instructional Design Librarian

Display Archives

Salve Regina: The First Four Years 1947-1951

Display by: Genna Duplisea, archivist & special collections librarian 

First Floor: Vestibule‚Äč

Recent Faculty Publications

Display by: Kiki Butler, special programs librarian and Beth Blycker Koll, evening circulation supervisor.

McKillop Newbrief

September, 2017  Issue 38  Back Issues

Cost Increases for Scholarly Research Materials: Change, Challenge, and Potential

Dawn Emsellem-Wichowski Rapidly rising costs in scholarly publishing are a financial challenge which impact the Salve Regina University community’s access to paid research resources such as the article databases, ebook collections, and ejournals available through McKillop Library. A rapidly evolving publishing environment, along with frugal budget allocations necessitated by a tumultuous landscape in higher education, has required contraction of McKillop Library’s materials budget and an on-going process of prioritization and evaluation of our research resources. The recent rise of open access publishing provides one potential alternative path forward.

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