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Books, bibliographies and journals

The subject areas covered by the Special Collections Book Collection include Ulster, Ireland, History, Politics, Economics, Theology, Philosophy, Literature and Language. All titles held in Special Collections are listed in the online catalogue (QCat Library Catalogue). Readers are advised to check the catalogue for author, title and shelf mark details before coming to the Special Collections & Archives Enquiry Desk.

The following prefixes refer to items held in Special Collections:

h, e, t, w, x, xx, y, yy
Reference Books
5Z Books by QUB academic staff

Standard bibliographies and reference books dealing with early printed and rare books are located in the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room and are available for consultation.

Current issues of journals located to Special Collections are available for consultation in the Reading Room. Bound journals are treated like books and must be requested at the Special Collections & Archives Enquiry Desk.