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Image of a laptop with the resource HS Talks displaying on the screen
21 June, 2021

Remember to let the Library know what you think of this extensive collection of on-line lectures before the end of June

Battery bar powering up
7 June, 2021

The Biomedical Library is now closed for refurbishment and will remain closed until mid-September 2021.

Image with Wiley and QUB Open Access logo
3 June, 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.

Image of BoB logo, On Demand TV and Radio for Education
27 May, 2021

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.

Plant and soil sitting on a leather bound book
21 May, 2021

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.

Image showing BBC Satellites
20 May, 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.

Image of a laptop with the resource HS Talks displaying on the screen
13 May, 2021

Let the Library know what you think of this extensive collection of on-line lectures

Queen's transformative / read and publish image with publisher logos included
6 May, 2021

Queen's researchers can now publish open access with no charge in journals that are part of a "transformative" or "read & publish" agreement.

External view of the front of the Mulhouse Building, showing the QUB directional sign
4 May, 2021

The Medical Library (RVH) will close at 3.30pm on Friday 7th May 2021 to facilitate essential maintenance in the Mulhouse Building.

McClay Library - front of building
16 April, 2021

Library Services celebrates being reaccredited with the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Standard for another 12 months!

A student in the Library with an armful of books
8 April, 2021

The Library is trialling a postal loans service from 12th April until the end of term.

25 March, 2021

Library Services is delighted to host the Conflict Textiles exhibition in the McClay Library.

View of a number of book shelves on a floor of the McClay Library, no students or staff.
24 March, 2021

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.

Infographic for E-thesis annual overview 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2020
8 March, 2021

2020 was an exceptionally busy year for e-thesis at Queen’s. . In the period 1 Jan – 31 Dec 2020, the e-thesis team validated 451 e-theses.

2 March, 2021

The Library is excited to let you know that this year we are taking part in #QUBeWell University Mental Health Week from Monday 1st – Friday 5th March.

17 February, 2021

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.

Word cloud including words such as Library, Open, Study, Help
8 February, 2021

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Library Services have explored new ways of delivering a safe and efficient service to our users.

McClay Library - External view, evening, winter
23 June, 2021

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.

RefWorks Logo
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.

A student looking at a computer screen
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.

Poster describing 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.
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.
2 November, 2020

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

McClay Library Atrium with student PCs
17 September, 2020

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

Open Access icon
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.

Laptop, phone and books
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'.
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.

Stop watch with the number 4
3 September, 2020

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

Notice for APC Expenditure
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.

Opening page for Ciphers, Codes and Notes Exhibition- Burgerbibliothek Bern, Cod. 264, page 77
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'

Mulhouse Building which houses the Medical Library
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
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.

Online Resources and Services page screenshot
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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