McClay Library - External view, evening, winter

COVID-19 Procedural Changes in our Libraries (January 2021)

7 January, 2021

In light of the most recent lockdown measures and in the interest of the safety of students and staff there will be some changes to our procedures in Queen’s Libraries in the coming weeks.

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RefWorks Cancellation

4 January, 2021

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.

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New to Queen’s, Quarantining or Self-Isolating?

4 January, 2021

Are you new to Queen’s? Maybe quarantining or self-isolating but want to get on with your studies? Or even working from home with no access to the Library building? We can help you with that.

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Scan and Deliver Service

24 November, 2020

Temporary scan and deliver service for the Library.

Poster explaining you can now bring in cold food to eat at your study desk in the McClay Library.

Planning to Study in the McClay Library?

9 November, 2020

Are you thinking of coming onto campus to study in the McClay Library? There are a few things you should know:

Selection of manuscripts from the Maurice Leitch manuscripts donated to Special Collections in October 2020.

Maurice Leitch Manuscripts - A new donation for Special Collections

2 November, 2020

Special Collections & Archives are pleased to add the draft manuscript papers of Maurice Leitch to Special Collections holdings.

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Queen's University Belfast Library Induction

17 September, 2020

A warm welcome to Queen’s University Library. We look forward to seeing you.

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Wiley ‘Read and Publish’ deal to be restricted from 12th October 2020

24 September, 2020

From 12th October until 31st December 2020 OA publishing with Wiley will be limited to Wellcome, UKRI, Blood Cancer UK, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Parkinson’s UK and Versus Arthritis funded research only.

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Arrived, Registered and Ready to go

9 September, 2020

Have you completed your registration and are looking to get a head start on your studies? The Library can help you with that.

Document with words Renewal Policy and 'The Library is ripping up the rule book on borrowing'.

The Library is Ripping Up the Rule Book (You Said, We Did)

9 September, 2020

From September 25th we will no longer be reminding you to renew your loans or asking you to return them because you have kept them too long.

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4 months until RefWorks cancellation

3 September, 2020

This is a reminder for RefWorks users that the university’s subscription will end in December 2020.

Notice for APC Expenditure

Queen’s University Belfast APC expenditure for 2019 – 2020

27 August, 2020

The Library’s Open Access Team has published, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report for the period April 2019 to March 2020.

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Online Exhibition - Ciphers, Codes and Notes: Crafting Knowledge in the Medieval and Modern Worlds

27 August, 2020

A collaboration between Dr. Sinead O' Sullivan, Dr. Ciaran Arthur and Special Collections has resulted in the creation of new online exhibition entitled 'Ciphers, Codes and Notes: Crafting Knowledge in the Medieval and Modern Worlds'

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Medical Library Reopening 17th August 2020

14 August, 2020

Library Services is pleased to announce the reopening of the Medical Library, RVH from Monday 17th August 2020.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Medical and Biomedical Library Book Collection Service

3 August, 2020

From 3rd August, a book collection service will be in place for items located in the Medical and Biomedical Libraries, and is available to both QUB staff and students and HSC members of the Healthcare Library.

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New Online Resources and Services Webpage

29 July, 2020

The Library has developed a new webpage bringing together all of our online resources and services in order to make them more accessible to students in these difficult times.

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