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New Virtual Exhibit: 175 years of Queen's University Library
We are pleased to share a new virtual exhibit in honour of Queen’s 175th anniversary. This timeline exhibit outlines a history of the library, and is filled with stories exemplifying the strengths...
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W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections Update
This year was incredibly busy and exciting for us in W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections. We have renovated our space, acquired wonderful works for our collections, and recently unveiled...
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Walkhome is closed for the holidays
Walkhome is closed for the holidays, but for those of you who still need a safe walk home on campus, you may call campus security at 613-533-6080.  Please see the Walkhome website for hours in the...
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Tinsel Prints Pop-Up exhibit
Join us for pop-up exhibit of tinsel prints from the Robertson Davies Collection! Like modern baseball or hockey cards, tinsel prints were collectable images of famous actors and actresses produced...
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16th Century Books for a 21st Century Library
We are delighted to introduce the Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection. This collection is the result of a generous partnership between Mr. Seymour Schulich and Principal Daniel Woolf who jointly...
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W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections Service Interruption, Wednesday November 23
Please note that collections in W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections will be not be available on Wednesday, November 23. Study space will remain open for normal hours (8:30am to 5:00pm)....
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Page Frights Pop-Up Exhibit
Join us for a pop-up exhibit of creepy books from W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections and the library! We will have pumpkin carving stencils and other giveaways. Check out #pagefrights...
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Special Collections: September Highlights
Classes This month we worked with four different departments across campus to share our collections with 170 students. Andreas Vesalius’ De Humani Corporis Farbrica (1555), the first modern anatomy...
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Rare Books & Special Collections Summer Review: New Acquisitions and New Spaces
We know it's a bit late, but we wanted to update you on all of the changes that happened this summer! New Acquisitions We've been very busy actively adding to our holdings across all our...