Answered By: Tim Leonard
Last Updated: Oct 07, 2020     Views: 12

Yes, the Library at Queen's is available at all times the building is open. There is no need to book to visit the Library, although students can only visit the Library during their timetabled sessions on campus. Please consult your departmental timetable for details of when this is.

You must wear a face covering when visiting the building, and ensure you follow social distancing guidance and any one way routes.

Library staff are available at Queen's Monday-Friday, though hours vary. If staff are not at Queen's when you visit, you can use our online Library Chat service between 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday.

There are self-service facilities at Queen's to borrow and return books. Please ensure you bring your University ID card to use these facilities. Our Click and Collect service does not apply to books held at Queen's. Books returned at Queen's will be quarantined for 72 hours before being re-shelved. 

PCs and desks at Queen's have been spaced to ensure social distancing. There is no need to book a desk. Please make use of the hand sanitiser and wipes both before and after using study space. 

A wide range of online library resources are available to students studying at the University. Please visit your Subject Guide for details of how to access ebooks, online journals and databases. If you need any help using these resources, please contact us. You can also use our chat service or book an online appointment with a librarian