Welcome to the Library

Introducing the new
USearch service


USearch is the Library's new discovery service, provided by EBSCO, which offers a Google-like search across many of the Library databases with links to thousands of e-journals. It presents a single results list of journal articles, conference papers, reports & more. Search results can be refined easily using intuitive controls shown alongside your results. Your search results will often include direct links to full-text, either as PDF or HTML text. Where no direct links are available, you may see alternative full-text access represented by the 'U Find it' button:

USearch searches and links to Library e-resources. To find books (including e-books), printed journals & other hard copy material please use the Library Catalogue. A Library guide to USearch is available for more information.

Along with the new USearch service, there is also a new Library e-journals list, again supplied by EBSCO. The e-journals list offers a simple way to find all the full-text titles on offer from the Library and their coverage.

If you have any comments on the new service, please email us at usearch.feedback@library.ulster.ac.uk.



Summer Graduation 2015

Students intending to graduate this summer must return all Library material & pay all fines no later than: Friday 29th May 2015. Please note, "students who have outstanding Library items / fines are regarded as being in debt to the University and, as such, are not eligible for conferment of degrees or other qualifications."
(University Regulations)

Belfast Library Move: Summer 2015

There will be some disruption to services in the Library at Belfast during Summer 2015 as Library services move to a new location in Block BB. For more details, see the GBD 2015 Library Fact Sheet.

Library Databases: Social Sciences Trials

Trial access to a number of new EBSCO databases, for social sciences, are now available via the Library Databases page:
SocINDEX with Full Text, Family & Society Studies Worldwide, Violence & Abuse Abstracts, Race Relations Abstracts, Family Studies Abstracts and Urban Studies Abstracts
(Trials ends: 26/06/15).
[More] - 06/05/15

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