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Spanish Language / Literature Resources: How do I?

Library resources and information for Spanish language and literature.

Use Instant Messaging for Smart Phones?

Instant message research help is already available to smart phones with supported IM clients.  Our screen names:

  • AIM = wvulibraries
  • Yahoo = wvulibraries
  • MSN = wvulibraries@hotmail.com
  • Google Talk = wvulibraries@gmail.com

If your Web-enabled phone doesn't offer the instant message client you want, you can use the mobile websites from:

Browse The Shelves from My Computer?

Browse the stacks from home!

Our new browse this shelf feature in MountainLynx lets you see the books shelved near any book that you select. 

Try it out: 

Suggest a Book Purchase?

Think the Library needs a particular book?

Suggest a purchase!    Either use the online form or email me.  I'll put in the request.

Get Books from Another Campus Library?

The University Libraries provide intra-campus book delivery service Monday through Friday each week. Faculty, staff and students who need a book from a campus library other than the one nearest to them can request it electronically through WorldCat, the online catalog. 

If you have found a citation in WorldCat for a book at another WVU library:

  1. Select the REQUEST button in WorldCat. An option called Book Express will appear
  2. Choose this option
  3. Fill out the form
  4. Choose the library that you want the book sent to
  5. Press Submit Request
  6. The Library Courier will deliver your book to the library of your choice as soon as possible
  7. When the book arrives, it will be on the hold shelf for you