We are delighted to announce that the Library now has full access to The Dublin Castle Records 1798-1926. This collection has been made available due to a kind donation from the Albert Hughes legacy fund.
Queen's University is dedicated to promoting open research and responsible research assessment across faculties and schools.
As part of the researcher development programme at Queen’s, staff and research students have access to Nature Masterclasses Online (NMO), which provides online professional development for researchers.
The Library has recently taken out a subscription to PressReader, a resource that provides unlimited access to 7,000 digital newspapers and magazines from 120 countries in 60 languages.
The Library’s Open Research Team has published, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report for the period April 2021 to March 2022.
Student wellbeing and accessibility matters to us, so we have created a Wellbeing and Relaxation space in the McClay Library. It features sound cancelling screens and is an oasis of calm for students against the busy backdrop of the Library.
After an extensive period of researching potential systems, Queen’s University Library is excited to announce that we will be implementing a new library management system and discovery platform in 2023.
Queen’s University Belfast is the latest organisation to join the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), a not-for-profit international advocate for digital preservation.
As the Covid regulations have recently changed to guidance, please be assured that we are continually looking at ways to keep our library users and staff safe.
From 1 January 2022, if you have a CRUK funded research paper accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, you must ensure that the following requirements are met:
We are here to help you access the resources you need for your studies, regardless of whether you are staying in Belfast or heading home for the holidays.
In 2019-20, the library sought your feedback on services available in the Biomedical Library. We listened carefully to your feedback and the Biomedical Library underwent a refurbishment project this summer (2021).
The Library’s Open Research Team has published, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report for the period April 2020 to March 2021.
As of 1 July 2021 until 31 December 2021, the Wiley ‘Read and Publish’ open access fund will be limited to UKRI, the Wellcome Trust and former *COAF funded research articles only.
BoB is an academically-focused online system that allows staff and students to record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search our archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts.
The Biomedical Library (MBC) will be undergoing a refurbishment during summer 2021. To facilitate this work, the Biomedical Library will be closed from 7th June to mid-September 2021.
Let the Library know what you think of BBC Handbooks, Annual Reports and Accounts, 1927-2002, & BBC Listener Research Department Reports, 1937-c.1950.
Library Services are currently conducting their annual library customer satisfaction survey. They have emailed out to a random sample of users. The survey should take 2 minutes to complete and will help the library plan and improve their services.
The Library continues to develop a suite of customer-focused service standards and measures our performance against these standards, showing how we did when compared with our targets last year, and what our targets are for this year.
Due to the continued lockdown and in the interest of the safety of students and staff, procedural changes will remain in place in Queen’s University Belfast Libraries.
The Library subscription to RefWorks ended in December 2020. While RefWorks appears to be allowing access, Queen’s staff and students need to be aware that access will cease at any time.