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Queens University Belfast – Google scholar

How do I set up Google Scholar to access full-text from home?

Queens University Belfast – Google scholar – When you use Google Scholar on the QUB network it automatically allows full-text access to journals for which we hold a subscription.  When you are working from home (i.e. off-campus) this doesn’t happen and access is denied.  You can set up Google to identify content to which QUB has access and link through to it.  You need to do the following:

1. Click the Menu icon in Google Scholar:

2. From the settings menu click on Library Links:

3. Search for “Queen’s University Belfast”, [NB the search in Scholar is very precise – you need to include the apostrophe] tick the box and Save:

Also read: What is Google Scholar and How to Make the Most of It

Update November 2023

As we transfer from the old library management system (EBSCO) to the new library management system (Primo), Google Scholar will offer 2 library link options.  One is to the old system and one is for the new system.  Please select the Primo option as the EBSCO option will stop working in the near future.

Also read: How to Create and Optimize Your Google Scholar Profile






4. Once the Qconnect library link is activated a link will appear beside any references available in full-text to QUB.  If you follow this link you will be directed to the full-text.


Queens University Belfast – Google scholar


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