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Pharmacy: Finding Journals

Finding journals

Using the inter-library loan service (ILL)

If you cannot access an article through the Library you can use the inter-library loan service to request the article.  Below is a short online tutorial to explain how to do this.

Problems accessing electronic resources

If you experience any problems when trying to access the electronic resources there is a troubleshooting guide or please don't hesitate to contact your subject librarian.

Open Access

Find out more about Open Access and the implications for you from the Open Access team at Queen's.

Keep up-to-date with key journals by setting up a Zetoc Alert

Zetoc is an excellent current awareness service run by the British Library whereby contents pages of new issues of your favourite journals are emailed directly to you.  

Setting up a Medline alert for your topic

Journal app tool

‚ÄčRead by QxMD

You can now access papers in journals subscribed by Queen's University via Read by QxMD, a journal discovery app that enables you to:

  • connect seamlessly on your mobile device to papers in open access and Healthcare Library journals

  • download PDF full text of papers without needing to log in repeatedly


In addition personlisation features on Read by QxMD you will be able to keep up to date by:

  • setting up My Journals for your favourite journals 

  • set up alerts for My Keywords

  • searching for and following Collections

  • the more you use it the Featured Feed section will tailor recommended articles based on your profile and trending paper


For information on getting started with using Read and setting up journal alerts, please download the guide below: