Category Archives: News & Updates

Restriction in the use of the RCUK Open Access Block Grant.

Due to increased demand for ‘gold’ open access and a significant reduction in the University’s RCUK open access block grant allocation, the Open Access Team has introduced a restriction on the use of the fund for the payment of Article … Continue reading

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Desks in high demand

Desks cannot be left unattended for more than 30 minutes. RESPECT others need for a study space Reserving seats: You can leave your desk for up to 30 minutes. Use slips available at the enquiry desk so other users and … Continue reading

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Queen’s Wi-Fi not available Thursday 20th April

Maintenance work on the Queen’s Wi-Fi network on Thursday 20th of April means that the service is likely to be unavailable between 8.00 am and 11.00 am. There is also low risk of interruption on Wednesday 19th April and later … Continue reading

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Adam Matthew Digital – Special Event at QUB

Adam Matthew is an award winning creator of academic databases – their Migration to New Worlds: The Century of Immigration is currently available to all UK HE and FE institutions through a collaboration with JISC. Nia Phillips from Adam Matthew … Continue reading

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MEDLINE video tutorials

Muddled by MEDLINE? ‘How to search MEDLINE (in 10 minutes or less)’ is a new video series that covers all the basics of searching this key medicine and life science database, including: Planning a search Entering search terms Applying limits … Continue reading

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McClay Library: Easter Hours, May Day and, 24-Hour Opening

Easter During Easter the McClay Library will offer exceptional opening on a couple of dates. On Good Friday (14 April) and, on Easter Tuesday (18 April), all four floors of the Library will be open for study access from 9 … Continue reading

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Calling all final year medical students

Final year medical students: did you know that, even if you leave Queen’s, you don’t need to leave the Library behind? If you start working for a Health and Social Care Trust within Northern Ireland, you will be entitled to … Continue reading

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Trial Access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection

QUB staff and students now have trial access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection.  Please note access ends on 22nd April 2017. To access follow the link from this page: http://queens.ezp1.qub.ac.uk/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/ Please let us know what you think of … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust – New Publisher Requirements for Open Access publications

The Wellcome Trust has introduced new publisher requirements in response to the number of articles that are non-compliant with its open access policy. From the 1st April 2017, the Wellcome Trust/Charity Open Access Fund (COAF) that Queen’s receives to pay … Continue reading

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RILM Music Encyclopedias

The library has been given free unlimited access to RILM Music Encyclopedias for the period 1/3/17 until 31/12/17. RILM Music Encyclopedias is a unique collection of 45 seminal encyclopedias in full text, comprising 95,000 pages and including historical and current … Continue reading

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