Category Archives: News & Updates

Standards of Service: did you know?

Library staff work towards service standards to make sure that we provide our customers with the best possible service: Did you know that we acknowledge all written enquiries within 1 working day and provide an initial or full response within … Continue reading

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Read by QxMD Healthcare Journal App

The Library is pleased to announce that it has linked its journal subscriptions to the Read app from QxMD. Read is a journal discovery and alerting app with a focus on healthcare research. Read allows you to create alerts for … Continue reading

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New Medical Education Bulletin

The Library is trialling a bi-monthly current awareness bulletin for QUB Medical Education students and staff. The first issue of the bulletin links to full text papers on topics such as: Improving training in terminal care Virtual patients in oral … Continue reading

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12 months until RefWorks is cancelled

Time is running out! The new year marks the start of the final 12 months of the Library’s RefWorks subscription. At the end of December 2020, Queen’s users will no longer have access to Legacy RefWorks or ProQuest RefWorks, and … Continue reading

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Standards of Service: improving your Library

The Library has developed a suite of customer-focused service standards and we measure our performance against these standards annually. The infographic below indicates how our service performance has improved in various areas over the past five years indicating the positive … Continue reading

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The McClay Library Expansion Project – December 2019 Update

This is the final in a series of regular updates to keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. This project delivers a significant number of additional PCs and study seats in the library and … Continue reading

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13 months until RefWorks is cancelled

Remember: the Library at Queen’s is cancelling its RefWorks subscription at the end of December 2020.  In its place, the Library has subscribed to EndNote. Other, free reference management tools are also available, such as Mendeley and Zotero, though the Library’s capacity … Continue reading

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My Library, My Space

With a 218% rise in students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) enrolling at QUB over the last 5 years, the Library needs to be a welcoming environment for them and asking some students to make a film about the most … Continue reading

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Restricted Access to Special Collections Materials: for 3 weeks from Monday 11 November 2019

Due to  the installation of the new fire suppression system at Special Collections & Archives we must modify service operations (retrieval and re-shelving ) for the next 3 weeks. Staff at Special Collections & Archives will not be able to … Continue reading

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The McClay Library Expansion Project – November 2019 Update

This is the latest in a series of regular updates to keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. This project delivers a significant number of additional PCs and study seats in the library and … Continue reading

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