The Queen's University of Belfast
About the library
Queen’s University Library has extensive collections covering the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and engineering. The Library provides access to a wide range of services in support of each subject holding more than 1.5 million books and journals as well as providing access to an extensive range of electronic resources. The Library houses the University’s Special Collections of rare and manuscript materials as well as British and Irish government publications.
The Library is spread over three sites. The McClay Library at Queen’s blends the best features of a traditional library with the latest technology to create a truly 21st century environment for students. It opened in 2009 offering a wide range of integrated library and ICT support services in a landmark new building which was awarded the SCONUL Library Design Award in 2013. With over 2,000 reader seats in a mixture of formal and informal spaces, the Library offers places for quiet study and significant provision for group work. Queen’s also has a modern Medical Library and Biomedical Library which offer a wide range of services for students in the Medical and Health Care disciplines.
British Library inter-library loan codes
For an explanation of these codes, and for more information on arranging inter-library loans, see the inter-library loans page on the British Library website.-->
Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? Yes.
Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes - subject to the library's local lending policy. See their website for details. You must request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff for advice on ordering an item.
Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.
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