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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...
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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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Library Update – July 7, 2017
June was a month of summing up and looking forward. Building on our all staff planning event in May, heads met on June 14 to discuss current key initiatives and strategic priorities for 2017-18 to...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Stauffer Library: Fire alarm and paging system testing
Beginning at 1 pm today, Siemens will be in Stauffer Library to resolve an issue with the fire alarm strobes and paging system.  This will require some audible testing. We expect that the tests of...
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Facilities Update – Kathleen Ryan Hall roofing and air conditioning
Physical Plant Services has contracted Amherst Roofing to complete some needed shingle replacement at Kathleen Ryan Hall. Barriers and scaffolding will be put up on the south side of the building,...