Library Quickstart

Click here for everything you need to know about using the Library this year.

Please note it is now mandatory to wear a face mask in any of the Library buildings, even when sitting at a study desk or PC.

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Resources & Services

Online & Print

How to access and use
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Help and Support

Study, Teaching, Research

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Studying in the Library

Places to study

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Subject Guides

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Special Collections and Archives

Rare books, archives, photographs...

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Open Access

Researcher guidance

Advice and Information
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Research Data Management

What is Research Data Management

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Admission to Queen's Libraries

Students, Staff and Visitors

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Library Locations

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