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The Special Collections & Archives Reading Room is located on Floor 1 of The McClay Library. Please note the Reading Room is set to a temperature of 19.4 °C. This balances fluctuations in environment between the Reading Room and the Store; the cooler temperature and controlled humidity in both areas protects Special Collections stock.
QUB card holders do not need to undergo a registration process but must present their card at the SC&A Enquiry Desk.
Visitors wishing to consult early printed books or manuscript material should contact us at least one working day in advance of their visit.
Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
Queen's University Belfast is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC101788
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