This LibGuide was designed to provide you with assistance in your Spanish 4940: Capstone course. Please click on the tabs above to access course resources. Contact Tensy Marcos-Bodker if you need more assistance with these resources or chat with a librarian using the chat window to the left.
The Rockhurst University ID card also is the library card for students. At the bottom of the card is the library account number, which begins "10006".
Register online for your library account or at the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the library. Rockhurst students, faculty and staff are required to use their Rockhurst email addresses in their library accounts. Library accounts expire at the end of each semester so you will need to reactivate your account each academic year.
You will be given a unique identification number in addition to your library account number. With this library account number and unique borrower identification number you may:
Request items directly from the other libraries in the Online Catalog;
Checkout items directly from other MOBIUS libraries. Rockhurst University is a member of the MOBIUS consortium consisting of 60 Missouri academic libraries around the state. This gives our students the ability to identify and use materials from the collections of these libraries. Currently the total of the collections of these libraries is nearly 20 million items.
View your library account to see what you have checked out, renew items, view any unpaid fees on your account or view items on request from other libraries.
In order to locate books in the original Spanish language, use these advanced search tips:
- select Advanced Keyword Search in the box to the upper right
- type in a common Spanish adjective, such as "uno or la"
- under location select RU Main collection
- under format select Book/Journal
- under language select Spanish and then go back up and click the Submit button
- You can do the same search in MOBIUS, but under locationselect ANY
- When doing a database search look for Advanced Searchsettings that allow you to select a language option.
- For example, in JSTOR you can select Advanced Search, pick a topic keyword (ie, "Pablo Neruda" or "Internet") and select SPANISH. The resulting articles will be written in Spanish.
- Another example, in Academic Search Complete, underneath the search box, select Advanced Search, scroll down to "Limit Your Results" and select Spanish in the drop down menu under "Language." Do a search for your topic and the results will be in Spanish.