Quick Facts

We inspire learning, spark creativity and build community, and we are known for our strong research collections, dedicated staff and superb facilities.

Queen’s University Library is a Recognized Leader in:

By the Numbers (2015-16)

  • 114.56 FTE employees (library technicians, staff, librarians, archivists)
  • 11 linear kilometers of archival records, including 3,000,000 images, 300,000 architectural drawings and thousands of sound recordings and moving images
  • 3,000,000+ physical volumes
  • 80,000+ e-journals containing more than 85,000,000 articles
  • 15,319 answers to individual queries
  • 14,616 students taught across all schools and faculties
  • 24×7 open hours in Stauffer Library during exams, and 2 a.m. closing most other days in winter session 

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