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Terms & Conditions of Use

By registering with the Medical and HSC Library, you agree:

  • That the details you provide will be stored in the Library Members’ Database and in the University’s Active Directory to enable us to offer access to print and online resources and related services. We may also use this data to provide information about local HSC Library services, training and support;
  • That the username and password you are given are for your personal use and will not be share with anyone else;
  • That your use of any software, datasets, online resources including databases, or websites will be legal, decent, honest and truthful;
  • That you will comply with all requirements of the agreements or contracts under which access to software, datasets, online resources including databases or websites is provided.
  • That you will not remove or alter the copyright statement of any copies of the product used;
  • That you may be contacted occasionally for surveys and research to improve our service.

Medical and HSC Library databases may only be used by staff delivering Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland who have registered as a user of the Medical and HSC Library.

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The Medical and HSC Library website is governed by the Queen’s University Belfast cookie policy; full details of which can be found at http://www.qub.ac.uk/Legal

Disclaimer

All content within this site is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. The Medical and HSC Library/QUB are not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of this website. The Medical and HSC Library/QUB are not liable for the contents of any external internet sites listed, nor does it endorse any commercial product or service mentioned or advised on any of the sites.

We do not guarantee that the information found in an Internet resource found using this site is always accurate and complete. Therefore the Medical and HSC Library/QUB are not responsible for any loss, damage or expense that might be caused by any action, or lack of action, that a user of this service might take as a result of reading material on a site found using the Medical and HSC Library website. Responsibility for such actions, or lack of actions, remains with the user concerned.

Likewise, whilst the Medical and HSC Library/QUB endeavours to provide accurate information on all the website pages, we do not guarantee that these pages will not contain any errors, incomplete or out-of-date information. Therefore, the Medical and HSC Library/QUB are not responsible for any loss, damage or expense that might be caused by any action, or lack of action, that a user of this service might take as a result of reading material on any of the Medical and HSC Library resources web pages. Responsibility for such actions, or lack of actions, remains with the user concerned.

Always consult your own GP if you're in any way concerned about your health.