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eresources : access

How do I access Queen's University Belfast Library's e-resources?


You should use Queen's University Belfast Library as a starting point.


Within the Search & Discover box, use:

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





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

What login do I use?

The username and password you use to access your QUB email 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.

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?

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

What can I do if I 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 Subject Guides, Google Scholar, a database such as Web of Science, Scopus 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 
  • and a print screen of the error page (Alt + PrtScr)

in a call to Request IT Support.