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Introducing HONNI and the Medical & HSC Library: Other resources

Beyond HONNI Search

In addition to the books and journals that you can find via HONNI Search, lots of other useful resources are available through HONNI, such as databases for running detailed literature reviews. An overview of these resources is below. For more detailed information please contact your Subject Specialist Librarian or local HSC library.


Databases list millions of references from 1,000s of journals.

Searching databases is a great way of quickly finding a broad range of evidence and research.

The major databases available via HONNI include:

For a full list of HONNI databases, click the link below.

Zetoc Current Awareness Alerts




Zetoc is a database that allows you to search the millions of journal articles and conference proceedings indexed by the British Library.

It also allows you to set up current awareness alerts, that email you the contents pages of your favourite journals every time a new issue is published.

For more information about setting up a Zetoc Alert, click the link below.

RefWorks: reference management made easy

For QUB graduates and former QUB staff only

​If you are a Queen's University Belfast graduate or former staff member, you can access the reference management tool RefWorks for free via QUB's RefWorks Alumni Program. Click the link below for details.

Associated with another university?

Other universities may offer access to RefWorks or other reference management tools. If you are studying or working at, or have graduated or retired from, another university, please check with that institution.​