Access to the library. Please see our opening
Note: items held in the Neurology Store must
be requested in advance so please contact us before your visit.
Subject coverage and guides
The Queen Square Library (formerly called the Rockefeller
Medical Library) is the recognised Library for Neurology
within the University of London and supports
and clinical work of the Institute of Neurology
and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
The Library contains an important specialist neurology, neurosurgery and neuroscience
collection, together with some general medical
The Library is on the 1st floor, 23 Queen Square, London WC1N
External visitors are admitted for reference only and will be
asked to provide proof of identity and to sign
the visitors book on arrival.
Access to the library space: access is via
a short flight of stairs to the ground floor and then stairs or a lift to the
1st floor. A wheelchair lift is available to reach the ground floor but please
contact us in advance to arrange for an operator to be available.
Computer access: one of the library's computer
desk can be height-adjusted.
Staff assistance: Library staff are happy to
help with arranging access to library materials;
please contact the library.
A black & white photocopier and a laser printer are
available. Photocopying and printing is charged at 5p per A4 sheet and payment
is by cash only. All users must comply with copyright regulations, details
of which are displayed next
to the machines.
Library staff are happy to help with enquiries, either in the
library, by post, phone, fax or e-mail. Unfortunately, we are unable to deal
from members of the public though we do provide a list
of neurological support groups and charitites.
IT & Multimedia Provision
The Queen Square Library offers computer workspaces for up
to 8 users at a time. Each workspace offers access to two networks. The ION
computers give access to university 'walk-in' databases
registered Library users, please ask at the library desk for login details.
The UCLH networked computers give access to the UCLH desktop, accessible only
for UCLH staff with a username & password. If you have a laptop which
has been registered for access to the ION domain you can use an ION data point
at each library desktop. The library is also has a wireless network (EduRoam)
for staff & students of UCL.
Document Delivery and Inter Library Loan
Registered users from IoN and NHNN may apply for items to be
borrowed or for copies of articles from other libraries.
There is a charge
made per request for this service.
Current Awareness and Literature Searches
Registered users from IoN and NHNN may sign up for these services.
Current awareness bulletins provide a monthly update of new literature
in a chosen
Literature searches provide a one-off search service conducted by library staff.
Registered users from IoN and NHNN may book onto one of our
timetabled training sessions. The sessions cover a wide range
search skills. Online guides to the key medical databases
are also available from our web site.