e-book problem with ProQuest

Unfortunately we are experiencing issues with a number of our e-books from the vendor, ProQuest.

If you are presented with the AFBI login when accessing an e-book please email us with the title of the e-book.


The issue has been reported to ProQuest who are currently working on a resolution.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Add comment June 22nd, 2018

NEW General Practice Current Awareness Bulletin

Richard Fallis, Specialist Librarian for Medicine, has launched a new current awareness bulletin covering General Practice. It is aimed primarily at GPs, but other staff working in this area may find it useful.

The bulletin will be produced every 2 months. You can view the first (June) issue at: http://libguides.qub.ac.uk/healthcarelibrary/medicinebulletins/generalpractice

To subscribe to the bulletin, use the on-line form accessible via the link above, or email Richard directly – his contact details are listed at: https://healthcarelibrary.qub.ac.uk/TrainingandSupport/SpecialistLibrarians/

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Add comment June 12th, 2018

Pop up Libraries

Want to find out more about the new website?  Then why not come and see Library staff who will be out and about over the next few weeks at a location near you.   All sessions will take place over lunchtime and staff will be happy to answer your questions, register you for membership or give you a quick overview of the new website.

18th June Causeway Hospital Canteen
19th June Royal Victoria Hospital Spoons canteen
20th June South West Acute Hospital Canteen
25th June Antrim Area Hospital Canteen
25th June Craigavon Area Hospital Canteen
26th June Belfast City Hospital Canteen
27th June Holywell Hospital Canteen
28th June Ulster Hospital Canteen
29th June Musgrave Park Hospital Canteen
1st August Downe Hospital Canteen
5th July Daisy Hill Hospital Canteen
26th July Omagh Healthcare Park Canteen
31st July Mater Hospital Atrium
1st August Downe Hospital Canteen
7th August Altnegelvin Area Hospital Reception area

Add comment June 12th, 2018

The Healthcare Library of Northern Ireland Launch Event

The new brand for the library service for staff delivering health and social care in Northern Ireland was launched at an event in the Medical Library, RVH on Friday 8 June. The launch of the Healthcare Library of Northern Ireland was attended by representatives from Queen’s University Belfast, the Department of Health along with many healthcare professionals. Speaking at the event, Professor Gardiner said “NIMDTA warmly welcomes the launch of the new branding and website for the Healthcare Library of Northern Ireland which has been developed following attentive listening to HSC staff, including trainees, with the specific aims of improving the awareness, accessibility and  focus of library services for the HSC community”.


The Healthcare Library of Northern Ireland helps deliver world class patient care by providing health and social care professionals with free library and information services, expert advice and training to support patient care, evidence-based practice and Continuous Professional Development. The service comes from a long standing partnership between Queen’s and the Department of Health and is free for health and social care staff across Northern Ireland. The new website can be found at https://healthcarelibrary.qub.ac.uk/






Add comment June 11th, 2018

DTB now available online


The Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin which provides informed and unbiased information on medical conditions, medicines and other treatments is now available online through the Library.

To access the resource simply search for the title on the Library homepage search box or via the E-Journals A-Z link.



Add comment May 4th, 2018

RCN Journals Bundle


RCN journals bundle

We are pleased to announce that this is now available for another year.

  • Nursing Standard
  • Cancer Nursing Practice
  • Emergency Nurse
  • Learning Disability Practice
  • Mental Health Practice
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Nursing Children and Young People
  • Nursing Management
  • Nursing Older People
  • Primary Health Care

To access this resource simply type the title of journal in the Search box or in E-Journals A-Z.

Add comment March 16th, 2018

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