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Modern Languages: Getting started

Welcome

Welcome to the guide for Modern Languages. This guide will help you to discover the books, journals and other resources that you will need for your studies. Use the tabs above to find further information for your specific subject.

To find out the latest information on the Library Services, FAQs about the physical library spaces and information about our click and collect service (starting on 14th September) please visit our dedicated Library Guide to the Online Delivery of Library and Archive Services. 

Find Your Library (CURRENTLY CLOSED)

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Your main Library is Regent Library and it is located at Little Titchfield Street.

  • The Library Counter/ Information Desk is on Floor 1.
  • The book collections are across three floors: Floors 1, B2 and B4.
  • There are computers and printers on Floors 1 and B4.
  • The self-service machines for borrowing and returning books are on Floors 1 and B4.
  • There is WiFi access throughout the building.

You can also access the other University of Westminster libraries based at New Cavendish Street, Marylebone and Harrow

What do I need to use the library?

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You will need your University ID card for:

  • Entrance to all University buildings
  • Printing & photocopying
  • Borrowing library books, DVDs and laptops
  • Your IT username is w + first seven digits of student ID​

 

Getting started with your reading list

What's a reading list?

To help you get the most out of your learning, your lecturers will provide you with a reading list for each module. Your list may contain different types of sources, such as books, articles, podcasts, videos and websites. You will use your reading list to prepare for each week of your modules and to find sources for your exams and assignments.

Where will I find my reading list?

The best place to find your reading list is on Blackboard. Each of your modules will have a Blackboard site. Look for the "Reading List" link in the left hand menu to link to your online reading list. You can also find your online reading list at http://readinglists.westminster.ac.uk. If your module does not have an online reading list, ask your lecturer.

What should I do if I cannot access items on my reading list?

  • Ask a member of Library staff at your home library information desk.
  • Contact your Academic Liaison Librarian.
  • Let your Lecturer know that you are having difficulty accessing items on the list.

Academic Liaison Librarian

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Jennifer Yellin


If you are unable to find an appointment slot to fit your timetable, please feel free to email me directly and I will arrange an alternative timeslot where possible.
Contact:
Regent Campus Library
University of Westminster
4 - 12 Little Titchfield Street
London
W1W 7UW
0203 506 9618

New books

Audiovisual Translation

This book explores two strands of Audiovisual Translation referred to as ‘research’ and ‘use’. As their points of convergence as well as divergence are brought to light, the contributors show that the two tend to overlap and cross-pollinate.

The Translator on Stage

The Translator on Stage investigates the creative processes that bring translated plays to the mainstream stage, exploring the commissioning, translation and development procedures that end with a performed play.

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Discourse Analysis

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Discourse Analysis is the first to showcase the latest research in the field of Chinese discourse analysis to consolidate existing findings, put the language in both theoretical and socio-functional perspectives, offer guidance and insights for further research and inspire innovative ideas for exploring the Chinese language in the discourse domain.

Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China

This book provides an in-depth and thematic analysis of socially engaged art in Mainland China, exploring its critical responses to and creative interventions in China's top-down, pro-urban, and profit-oriented socioeconomic transformations.

Gender Approaches in the Translation Classroom

This volume examines strategies for embedding gender awareness within translation studies and translator training programmes.