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    The essentials for all our staff and students.

    Manage your library account and find out about our services:

    Welcome to all our new students! Here are five key things you should know about the Library

    Finding Information

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

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

    Always think Critically! Learn:

    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.

    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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