Category Archives: News & Updates

Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers

Approximately 8,000 pages from the Ruth Fulton Benedict Archive (held at the Vassar College Archive) have been digitized, including notes from various field expeditions to the American Southwest in the 1930s. The Ruth Benedict Papers are now freely available to the public. … Continue reading

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Customer Service Excellence Accreditation

Library Services have been undertaking the Customer Service Excellence accreditation since 2015, and we have been successful in achieving this standard every year since. This year has been no different, and after the assessor visit on 13th March, Library Services … Continue reading

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Using a social networking site versus using an institutional repository

Many researchers share their work online through social networking sites such as Academia.edu or ResearchGate. These sites are extremely useful and allow researchers to create their own profiles, promote their work and connect with other researchers. However, you may wish … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs up to the Open Library of Humanities.

The library is delighted to announce that it is now a supporting institution of the Open Library of Humanities (OLH).  The OLH is an academic led publishing platform that supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as … Continue reading

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Queen’s University Belfast Publishes APC expenditure for 2017

The Library’s Open Access Team has published, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report for 2017. During this period, a total of £208,132.96 was spent on APCs, enabling 171 articles by Queen’s authors to be … Continue reading

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Queen’s signs up to Open Book Publishers

The library is delighted to announce that it is now a supporting member of Open Book Publishers (OBP).                                              … Continue reading

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Additional PC and Study Spaces for Summer 2018 Examination Period

Following feedback from students last year, and in the context of ongoing pressure on the McClay Library during examination periods, some additional PC and study spaces have been reserved for student use over the next few weeks. The spaces involved … Continue reading

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Database and Mendeley training: Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Richard Fallis, Subject Librarian for Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, is running a number of bookable database and, for the first time, Mendeley training sessions in May and June. Sessions will take place in the McClay Library and MBC, and … Continue reading

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LibChat trial: Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

During April, Richard Fallis, Subject Librarian for Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, will be making trial use of a LibChat widget on his Subject Guide. This means he can answer any questions you have about the library in real time. … Continue reading

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Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences MBC Drop-In Sessions: April

Richard Fallis, Subject Librarian for Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, will be running drop-in sessions in the Biomedical Library (MBC) at the following times in April: Thursday 5th April 09.30 – 11.30 Tuesday 10th April 15:00 – 17:00 Tuesday 17th … Continue reading

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