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Martha's Update - October 20, 2017
Good morning from The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) Conference in Montreal, where Associate University Librarian, Heather McMullen and I presented yesterday on two different but...
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Martha's Update - September 29, 2017
The last two weeks have been action-packed for everyone, I’m sure.  Thank you to library staff for taking the time to participate in our first All Staff Meeting of the academic year, on September 20...
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Martha's Update - September 8, 2017
Happy new academic year! As we look forward to continued staff development and planning, I’m pleased to share these documents that reflect not just where we have been, but where we are going: 2016-...
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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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Library Update – June 2, 2017
May was certainly a busy month of community engagement! Many thanks and congratulations to all involved with the successful Data Day program on May 11, and our GLAM event on May 25. And, your...
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Library Update – May 5, 2017
Good morning, it’s May and the trees are budding! I’m just back from the spring ARL meeting in Philadelphia, and happy to be in Canada, Ontario, Kingston, Queen’s. This morning I have the pleasure of...
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Library Update – April 21, 2017
Hello from Windsor, site of the Spring 2017 OCUL Directors meeting.  These spring meetings move around the province so that we can experience each institution over time. Some trips also make us aware...
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Library Update – March 24, 2017
As we approach the end of the winter term (yes, winter will end!), we complete and re-start our annual planning cycle. We have an all staff meeting scheduled for Wednesday April 5th at 10am, where I’...
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Library Update – March 3, 2017
There was a voice from our collective Queen’s past in the media this week — Patrick Deane, writing that Parochialism and protectionism are the enemies of enlightenment.  Patrick’s eloquence and his...