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Martha's Update - April 27, 2018
As we near the end of the academic year, and finally welcome spring, let’s pause. There is much to reflect upon from the past year, and much to consider for the year ahead. I’m looking forward to...
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Martha's Update - March 19, 2018
I'd like to update you on digital planning activities at the university, and some connections to the library's own digital journey. A Digital Planning page is now available on the Queen's website....
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Martha's Update - March 5, 2018
Several activities in recent weeks have provided a focus on graduate studies and prompted various thoughts to ponder. Those activities included an opportunity to meet candidates for the position of...
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Martha's Update - February 16, 2018
I love those moments when a reader’s mention of a book conjures up fascinating stories, particularly when it’s a book in our library! That happened in the fireplace chat we hosted on February 2,...
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Martha's Update - February 2, 2018
As the OLA Superconference wraps up today in Toronto, I'm back at Queen's thinking about some of the conference conversations that left an impression. In particular, Jesse Wente's talk left many...
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Martha's Update - January 19, 2018
Good morning, and happy 2018! I've had a chance to see many of you since the holiday break, but not all, so let me wish you a smooth beginning to the new calendar year. The loving kindness meditation...
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Martha's Update - December 15, 2017
As we approach the end of the fall term and feel the concentration of the students around us, I’d like to thank you all for your contributions to our fabulous learning and research environment....
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Martha's Update - November 24, 2017
I have a mix of local, OCUL, national and international matters to mention today. OCUL Directors met last week for our Fall meeting, preceded by a meeting of the Directors of schools participating...
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Martha's Update - November 3, 2017
We have such an interesting mix of the virtual and physical in our work – something we try to capture in the line of our vision statement that says “Entering our libraries – virtual and physical –...