Category Archives: News & Updates

McClay Library Expansion Project – October 2018 Update

This is the first of a series of regular updates planned for the 2018-19 academic year which will keep you informed on progress of the McClay Library Phase 3 expansion project. This project will realise a significant number of additional … Continue reading

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South Asia Archive trial: 26th September until 26th October 2018

Covering the period mid-18th to mid-20th century, the South Asia Archive is interdisciplinary in its scope providing content which engages with a wide range of subject areas including Art History, Anthropology, History, Law, Science, Technology, Education and Literature. This resource is a … Continue reading

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A warm welcome to all our new and returning students! We hope you had a great summer.

Library staff will be involved in a number of induction events during the next few weeks so hopefully we’ll get the chance to meet you. There’s lots of information available online about the resources and services we offer: Library and … Continue reading

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Keep up-to-date with Cochrane reviews via its new app

You can now keep up to date with the latest Cochrane Systematic Reviews via the new Cochrane Library app. Simply download the free app from your App store to Google Play. The app presents the Cochrane Library monthly issues featuring … Continue reading

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The Cochrane Library is changing

The Cochrane Library has been redesigned and enhanced to improve user experience and functionality. The new site will be launched on Tuesday 7th August 2018 and it is planned that the transition will be smooth but the Cochrane Library have … Continue reading

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World Newspaper Archive trial: August 2018

As part of a wider review of historical newspaper archives available to Queen’s students and staff, the Library has arranged a trial of World Newspaper Archive . This collection features searchable digital replicas of historical newspapers published in Africa, Latin … Continue reading

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SpringerProtocols.com Deactivated

From the 25th July, the SpringerProtocols.com platform is no longer accessible.  You can, however, search for SpringerProtocols content via Springer Nature Experiments. Springer Nature Experiments is an extensive online collection of molecular biology and biomedical protocols enabling researchers to recreate experiments in … Continue reading

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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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