When you are accessing QUB Library eresources (e-books, e-journals, journal articles & databases) off campus, E-Resources Off Campus can help guide you to the most appropriate resources.
Alternatively, you can also use Lean Library to access e-resources off campus.
Lean Library is an access broker browser extension that provides access to full text subscription resources or Open Access content when you are searching directly on a publisher's site or search engine.
Lean Library extension is available for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Microsoft Edge.
To install Lean Library in your browser, please visit QUB Lean Library download page
Lean Library will automatically detect what browser you are using and install the relevant version.
Click on Add to...
Click on Add to or Get on the add-on page and wait for the installation.
In the drop down menu, select Queen's University Belfast as your institution.
Leave Skip the pop up and automate access unchecked to receive information from the Library on availability of full text.
Lean Library B.V. state that by using the Lean Library extension you will remain completely anonymous. The Lean Library browser extension doesn’t collect any personal information, unless you actively share it. And it doesn’t collect your IP address or your device’s unique device IDs.