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Biological Sciences: Home

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The Learning Development Service (LDS) provides a range of services to staff and students to facilitate their ability to learn, including online materials, workshops and one-to-one appointments with undergraduate students.  The LDS has 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

If you need help in getting started with using EndNote reference management software, please see the video tutorial below.

Getting Started with EndNote

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.  I can meet via Microsoft Teams or in-person if you have any questions or need assistance in getting started with Library resources.

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

Upcoming Library Training Events - Semester Two 2022-23

All Library training events are delivered via Microsoft Teams.  Please visit MyFuture to book your place. 

Introduction to the QUB Library for Biological Sciences


2.00pm to 2.30pm
Thursday 26th January

Microsoft Teams


Searching databases – MEDLINE and EMBASE

2.00pm to 3.30pm
Tuesday 28th February

Microsoft Teams


Searching Databases – Web of Science and Scopus

2.00pm to 3.30pm
Thursday 16th February

Microsoft Teams


Getting Started with EndNote

2.00pm to 3.30pm
Tuesday 31st January

McClay Library Training Room 2

2.00pm to 3.30pm
Tuesday 7th February

Microsoft Teams



Your Subject Librarian

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Patrick Elliott
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18 Newforge Lane
Belfast BT9 5PX

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