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Martha’s Update – February 10, 2017
Since my last update we’ve had the Ontario Library Association SuperConference, with strong Queen’s participation. For me, it means a variety of meetings of other groups as well, such as the CARL...
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Library Update – January 27, 2017
I have a number of updates about our work together but first I’d like to highlight some recent events. Thank you to all who attended the all staff meeting this week to think about the themes of...
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Library Update – December 2, 2016
Diversity and inclusion. Consider those two words closely, and the mind expands with possibilities. What do we do in the library — in our collections, services and spaces — to contribute to an...
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Library Update – November 11, 2016
Remembrance Day, a melancholy end to a week in which it feels the ground has shifted.  I went to look for appropriate Leonoard Cohen quotes this morning, and see that many people have landed on this...
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Library Update – October 21, 2016
Happy Canadian Library Workers Day! CFLA-FCAB has designated the third Friday in October as a day for Canadians to recognize the valuable contributions made by all those who work in and for the...
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Happy Canadian Library Workers Day
Here at Queen’s University Library, we are known for our strong research collections, superb facilities, and of course, our dedicated staff.  Our employees work to support our strategic priorities...
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Library Update – September 30, 2016
As we finish the September sprint, a few updates… The presentation slides for the All Staff Meeting on September 13 are posted, and I would be happy to hear any comments you may have after looking...
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Library Update – September 2, 2016
We’ll be launching the fall term with a special treat – our new Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Benoit-Antoine Bacon, will say a few words at the beginning of our All Staff meeting on...
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Library Update – August 25, 2016
I’m writing with good news regarding support for our digital infrastructure and services. The Library will be filling a new position this Fall titled Research Data Management Systems Librarian,...