Donate: Learning & Research Spaces
The Library and Archives Master Plan (LAMP) envisions the future of the Queen’s University Library and Archives. LAMP draws on our internationally renowned librarians, revered learning spaces, and impressive collections to meet the evolving needs of Library users, and maintain the Library’s place as a cornerstone of the student learning experience and research community.
LAMP priorities include substantially increasing the amount of learning space in existing libraries, including numerous group study rooms and expanded exhibition and community gathering space. This provides a unique giving opportunity to contribute to the development of spaces that are at the core of the student learning experience and the University’s research and innovation capabilities.
- Strengthen Stauffer Library’s signature stature as a focus at Queen’s for the student learning experience
- Leverage the distinguishing characteristics of the building to significantly expand and enhance learning and research services and study spaces, including robust technology, an expanded Queen’s Learning Commons and dedicated graduate research space
- Reconfigure the lower level to be more open to daylight and include the potential to create a new accessible reading garden as a unique outdoor study space
- Provide new opportunities for the Library to expand its community outreach and partnerships with new exhibition and display spaces
- Transform Douglas Library, an exemplar of Queen’s Collegiate Gothic heritage style and a pivotal place on campus, into a focal point of knowledge and research, to become a dynamic new Centre for Digital and Print Culture
- Relocate the Archives, whose collections and services are an invaluable asset for Queen’s and the broader community, from Kathleen Ryan Hall, an inadequate building for the longterm future of the Archives. Join the Archives with Special Collections in Douglas Library in a research and exhibit facility that includes a preservation storage environment, a conservation lab, and a secure reading room
- Incorporate new partnerships, services, expanded study areas, and dedicated graduate research space
- Relocate the Engineering and Science Library and the Music portion of Jordan Library to the Stauffer Library