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Upcoming Training


Big 4 databases for Biological Sciences
1.00pm to 3.00pm
Friday 24th January 
MBC 01/024
1.00pm to 3.00pm
Thursday 13th February
MBC 0G/414
1.00pm to 3.00pm 
Thursday 3rd April 
MBC 0G/414


Introduction to EndNote

1.00pm to 3.00pm
Friday 31st  January 
Training Room 2 McClay Library

1.00pm to 3.00pm
Friday 28th February
Training Room 2 McClay Library

1.00pm to 3.00pm 
Friday 13th March
Training Room 2 McClay Library

Please note that bookings for these sessions are made through MyFuture

Academic Skills Support

The Learning Development Service works with staff and students to enhance learning and develop students’ ability to learn. We provide a range of services to staff and students to facilitate this process, including online materials, workshops and one-to-one appointments with undergraduate students. We have a large library of online resources covering writing, planning, time management, referencing and plagiarism, critical reading and writing and exam preparation among many other topics, available at .

For academic skills support, we encourage you to contact your Learning Development Tutor for the School of Biological Sciences, Laura McGinnis, at or 02890 973579.

Welcome to the LibGuide for the School of Biological Sciences.  This guide is designed to help you find and use the library resources most useful for your subject or research. As your subject librarian, I am available to provide:

  • advice on searching for and locating library resources.
  • training on using specific databases relevant to biological sciences.
  • assistance in building a literature search.
  • support with using EndNote reference management software.

Please use the tabs above to navigate this LibGuide.  If you have any questions at all, please get in touch, or use our library help search on the right.

Although I am based at the AFBI Library on Newforge Lane, I am more than happy to visit all Queen's University sites as required.

If you are new to Queen's University Belfast, please take a look at the McClay Library tour video below.

McClay Library Tour

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Belfast BT9 5PX

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