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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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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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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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New international law sources from the Library

The Library subscription to the Oxford Reports on International Law now includes the following new modules:  International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law, International Trade Law, and International Courts of General Jurisdiction. Select Oxford Public International Law under ‘Product Selector’ on the … Continue reading

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Trial Access to AMD’s Eighteenth Century Journals

QUB staff and students now have trial access to Adam Matthew Digital’s Eighteenth Century Journals (access ends on January 11th 2017).  You can access the database from this link.  Please note that PDF downloading is not available. Bringing together rare … Continue reading

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McClay Library: Opening Hours: Overnight + Christmas Holidays

24-Hour Opening  The McClay Library will remain open overnight from Sunday morning till Friday night between 04 and 16 December 2016, and again from 03 till 23 January 2017. During these five weeks, study facilities on the upper floors will … Continue reading

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Incentives to get people to return books 2016 – you said we did

Over the last couple of years we have been talking with student representatives in the Students Union about how to encourage people to return their library books so that they are available for other people. Here are a few changes … Continue reading

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Problem resolved – Web of Science ‘Advanced Search’

The recent Web of Science ‘Advanced Search’ problem affecting the use of  the proximity operator Near/x has now been resolved.

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Standards of Service 2016-17

The Library has developed a suite of customer-focused service standards and measures our performance against these standards. Our performance during 2015-16 and targets for the year ahead have now been published. If you have any feedback or comments, please let … Continue reading

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Documents, DOIs and URLs on Pure: what should I add to be REF-ready?

Are you a researcher recently accepted for publication in a journal or a conference proceedings with an ISSN? If so, you are subject to HEFCE’s new rules requiring the upload of accepted manuscripts to Pure within 3 months of early online … Continue reading

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