Category Archives: News & Updates

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. Access is available from this link: https://trials.proquest.com/trials/trialSummary.action?view=subject&trialBean.token=DU9BVPHL2A2W4PRLTQWR Please let us know what you think of this resource … 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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Picture Post Historical Archive – Trial Access Now Available

QUB staff and students have access to the Picture Post Historical Archive until 20th March 2017.  You can access it (on or off campus) from this link: http://queens.ezp1.qub.ac.uk/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/default/qubelfast?db=PIPO Please let us know what you think of this resource: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QZRT6J7

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Daily Mail Historical Archive – Trial Access Now Available

QUB staff and students have access to the Daily Mail Historical Archive until 20th March 2017.  You can access it (on or off campus) from this link: http://queens.ezp1.qub.ac.uk/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/default/qubelfast?db=DMHA Please let us know what you think of this resource: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QZLWKK2

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2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

Thanks to everyone who responded to our Customer Satisfaction Survey in November/December last year.  The survey forms part of the Library’s Customer Service Excellence Accreditation and we are very please with the positive response. Over 94% of respondents indicated they … Continue reading

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Queen’s University Belfast Submits APC expenditure for 2016

The Library’s Open Access Team has submitted, on behalf of the University, an Article Processing Charges (APCs) expenditure report to Jisc Collections for 2016. For the past three years Jisc Collections have been working with higher education institutions to collect and openly … Continue reading

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Improving your Library – Did you know?

Away from the library desk, our staff work hard behind the scenes to ensure that the service we provide is the best it can be. Did you know? 100% of all returned books are available to customers within one working … Continue reading

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Improving your Library – Did you know?

Did you know that 95% of our customers feel that library staff who deliver training are friendly and helpful and 93% are happy that they were knowledgeable about their subject? Did you know that on average we serve our users … Continue reading

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Cambridge University Press e-books added to the Library catalogue for 2017

Records for close to 17,000 Cambridge University Press e-books have now been added to the Library catalogue. The books are published from 2012 onwards and will be available in full text e-book versions from CUP throughout 2017. The titles available … Continue reading

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