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Library update – May 29, 2015
Monday’s Library staff planning and development event held at the Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS) was a great day, judging by the conversations that took place there and the feedback...
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Library Update – May 1, 2015
At the start of May I like to reflect on the past academic year and all that has been accomplished. Our students and faculty pursued lines of inquiry, created new ideas and shared knowledge, with the...
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Library Update – April 17, 2015
April 17?  The snow flies no more, but time seems to be flying even faster! The weeks since my last update began with a meeting with the School of Medicine’s accreditation visitors, with Suzanne...
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Library Update – March 27, 2015
An interesting initiative got under way this week: a Student Services Strategic Planning Exercise.  This arose in part from discussions at the Board-Senate retreat last fall, where it was noted that...
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Library Update – March 6, 2015
It has been an event-filled couple of weeks, including the announcement of the long-awaited Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications. There is great satisfaction in knowing libraries are well-...
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Library Update – February 20, 2015
As we finish Reading Week and look forward to the return of students next week, take a moment to enjoy this glimpse of Queen’s. I’ve enjoyed being back on campus this week after a set of meetings...
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Library Update – February 6, 2015
The Library Leadership Team had several items of broad interest on its agenda yesterday. We reviewed a summary prepared by M.Chittenden regarding our compliance with the requirements of Section 18...
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QUL People – Pam Manders
Pam Manders is a Reference Assistant in the Jordan Special Collections and Music Library. Where are you from? Speaking with Pam about her personal history, I liked the breadth of this question… the...
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Library Update – January 23, 2015
Three weeks into 2015… how are those resolutions holding up?  To everyone who responded to my question last week (“read any good books lately?”) this video is for you (shared with me by the Chair of...