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eresources : access

How do I access QUB e-resources?

You should use QUB Library as a starting point.

* You can also use the links below if QUB Library is unavailable.

Use Library Catalogue tab to search for print books, e-books, print journals, e-journals and online databases e.g. JSTOR, Lexis, Scopus, Web of Knowledge etc.


Use Article Search tab to search for articles


You can also use E-Journals A-Z link if you want to search for e-journal titles


You can also use Databases A-Z link if you want to search for online databases


Please contact your Subject Librarian if you need further information on locating resources suitable for your study and research.

What login do I use?

You use the same username and password you use to access your QUB email account and Queen's Online.

Who can access QUB e-resources?

Due to licence restrictions imposed by publishers, only

  • current students at Queen's University Belfast
  • current staff at Queen's University Belfast
  • Honorary members of staff

can access QUB e-resources for academic purposes only.

Other questions about e-resources?

If you have any other questions about e-resources search


Where can I access QUB e-resources?

You can access QUB e-resources both

‚ÄčOn campus at QUB

Off campus

How do I find out which e-resources QUB has access to?

QUB library users are encouraged to use the Library homepage to locate resources suitable for their study and research.

If you would like to see information about resources relevant to your area of study please select the appropriate subject from SUBJECT GUIDES

How do I find out about current disruptions to library services or e-resources?

Please check the following for notifications of disruption to library services or problems with specific e-resources:

Library blog

Status Of Key Services

What browser versions are best for access to e-resources?

It is recommended that you have the latest version of

Internet Explorere logo   Internet Explorer



installed on your personal computer, laptop or device.

What can I do if I still cannot get access to QUB e-resources?

If you are still experiencing a problem, please provide:

  • step-by-step details of how you tried to access the resource (QUB Library Catalogue, E-Journals A-Z, QUB LibGuides, database etc.)
  • details of what you are trying to access, including search terms 
  • whether you are on campus or off campus
  • what browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) you are using 
  • operating system (Windows 7, Mac OS X etc.) you are using
  • and a print screen of the error page (Alt + PrtScr)

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