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.



Belfast Library Services: May/June 2015

A range of Library services are being delivered from 82C07 until the new Library opens in July. Staff are available Monday-Thursday 8.45am-5pm & Friday 8.45am-4pm and you may return books, request materials, pay fines and make enquiries. Library users may not browse shelves but a ‘request and retrieval’ service is in place. For more details, see the GBD 2015 Library Fact Sheet.

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)

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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