Events and Displays

Upcoming Events

Faculty Lecture Series: John Banister of Newport: The Life and Accounts of a Colonial Merchant, presented by Marian Mathison Desrosiers, Ph.D

Merchant John Banister from Newport, Rhode Island, wore many hats: exporter, importer, wholesaler, retailer, moneylender, extender of credit and insurer, owner and outfitter of sailing vessels, and ship builder...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Munroe Special Collections Room (McKillop 109),
Library Program

Crafting in the Makerspace

Get into the holiday spirit, decorate your dorm or apartment with this beautiful ornament!
Sunday, December 3, 2017
3:30pm - 4:30pm
McKillop Library - Second Floor,
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

Diversity: Native American Heritage Month

Display by: Kiki Butler, special programs 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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