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How to use the Library: Finding Locations

Our professional team of staff offer a wide range of services to all QMU students, staff and visitors. From help with joining and borrowing; enquiry service, interlibrary loans and photocopying as well as subject support from Liaison Librarians.

Finding Locations

Please check the library catalogue at Queen Margaret University first.

Union Lists

CAIRNS - the Co-operative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland providing descriptions of information resources of all kinds held in libraries in Scotland and online resources of interest to Scotland and its people.

COPAC - a union catalogue. It provides access to the merged online catalogues of 22 of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland and the British Library.

SHINE - SHINE is the database of the Scottish Health Information Network and covers health Libraries in Scotland. Choose the Shine Union List menu option to find out where journals are held in health libraries in Scotland.

SUNCAT - The Serials Union Catalogue for the UK research community is a free tool to help researchers and librarians locate serials held in the UK. The catalogue contains information on both print and electronic serials, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, magazines, proceedings, annual reports and other publications of a continuing nature.

Knowledge Network - provided by the NHS Education for Scotland Knowledge Services Group. NHS staff and QMU students on placement with the NHS as part of their course can register and access e-journals through this site.

Other institutions' catalogues