News & Events

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Request Reserves for Fall/Winter 2017
As we all prepare for the upcoming academic year, we look forward to processing requests for Reserves course materials. Ares, our course reserves management system, allows instructors and students to...
Awards Committee Chair Alice Trussell presents Michael White with the Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award (photo courtesy of Kristen MacCartney)
Engineering Librarian Receives Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award
The Engineering Libraries Division (ELD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) presented the 2017 Homer I Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award to Queen’s University Librarian,...
Copyright
Federal Court Decision on Copyright
On July 12, 2017, Access Copyright, (a collective representing creators and publishers in Canada) won a lawsuit in the Federal Court against York University. This is a complex case, and the Federal...
Canadian Travel Exhibit Poster
Canadian Travel Exhibit Now Open
Our new exhibit, Canadian Travel: Celebrating over 150 years of travel in Canada, is now open. Please visit W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections on the 2nd floor (6th level) of Douglas...
Botterell Hall
Facilities Update: Botterell Hall
On Wednesday July 12 contractors will be repairing the heating and cooling system in Botterell Hall. At this time there will be no air conditioning throughout the building, including library spaces...
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Welcome Queen’s Quarterly!
We are pleased to welcome Queen’s Quarterly to their new home in Douglas Library.  This relocation is a natural fit for the Douglas Library, which is home to McGill Queen’s University Press, and...
The logo for the 2017 ABC Copyright Conference
ABC Copyright Conference begins tomorrow!
The 2017 ABC Copyright Conference hosted by Queen’s University will be held at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre from Thursday, June 29 to Friday, June 30, 2017. This conference will focus on the...
Botterell Hall
Facilities Update – Bracken Health Sciences Library
As identified in the Library and Archives Master Plan (LAMP), a portion of the lower level stack area will be turned over to the Faculty of Health Sciences to help address their future space needs. ...
Notice of facilities work: Impact on access to Lederman Law Library
Beginning Thursday June 22, and continuing until end-of-day Monday June 26, work being done on the flooring will prevent access to the Lederman Law Library. Law students and faculty will still be...