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Library Update – August 7, 2015
It’s good to see Kaleidoscope approaching once again (August 13th, Speaker’s Corner), with its promise of thoughtful and thought-provoking presentations by our colleagues. Sharing our learning with...
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Library Update – July 17, 2015
Summer is definitely in full swing! It’s hard to believe how quickly the past several weeks have flown. Students are registering for fall courses, while we’re immersed in activities aimed at...
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Library Update – June 19, 2015
The transition to our new public services model is top of mind for many of us these days. Several aspects stand out for me as I reflect on our recent staff planning and development session and heads...
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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...