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    Library landing page
    Library Services on QMplus

    Using Your Library

    The essentials for all our staff and students.

    Manage your library account and find out about our services:

    Finding Information

    Find the books, journal articles and other learning resources you need for your coursework and research:

    Information Literacy Skills

    Find it! Use it! Reference it! - helping you develop your information literacy.

    Always think Critically!

    • How to find the information you need
    • How to evaluate it and use it effectively in your work
    • How to reference the information you've found

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    Supporting Research

    Whether you are a taught student, research student or member of staff, the Library can help you with your research. Investigate our services and resources on the Library Website and complete our accredited courses on QMplus as part of the Researcher Development Framework:


    The Archives hold a wealth of fascinating institutional and personal material, dating from the 17th century to the present day, which charts the history and development of Queen Mary and provides a unique insight into the history of women in higher education and the social history of East London.

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    Do you need to make a copy or scan from one of our books, journals or conference proceedings for your coursework? Are you planning to make scanned or copied material available to students via Reading Lists Online or QMplus?

    It's essential that you are aware of our copyright guidance and how to use our new scanning and digitisation service.

    Reading Lists Online

    For academics - manage and maintain your lists online and make these available to students

    For students -provides you with easy online access to your reading lists and to materials on those lists

    For Library Services - helps us to review lists and make sure the right materials are in place at the right time

    Is your reading list online?

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    Learning Development

    Learning Development is part of Student Services at Queen Mary University of London and offers students and staff a range of activities and resources to support learning.

    Thinking Writing

    Thinking Writing is part of Learning Development in Student Services at Queen Mary University of London. We work with academic colleagues and students around all aspects of thinking about writing.