Frequently Asked Questions

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You can recommend that the library purchase a book by placing a request:

directly through your departmental library representative contacting your liaison librarian filling in an online form found at: Collection Recommendation Acquisition...

Work Study positions are posted through Career Services early in the academic year. For more information, see our Jobs page.

Borrowing

Library books may be returned at any campus library Circulation Desk (or return slots when the libraries are closed). Note, however, that the following restrictions apply to this service. Some items are not eligible for campus drop-off service....

Computers

Consult the appropriate Library maps (posted on a bulletin board within each Library) showing the general locations of the "live" data jacks.   For information on connecting to the wireless network, consult the Queen's University ITS Wireless...

Yes, you can! Instructions for printing to the Library's printers using your Windows or Mac laptop can be viewed on the PrintQ page.

Each campus library has at least one scanner for public use.

Copyright

Generally no, but you should check the website’s ‘Terms of Use’ section to see whether it has any specific linking prohibitions. If there are none, you may link to the website but make sure that the webpage opens up in a different browser window...

The Fair Dealing policy permits a faculty member or administrative staff to make a copy of up to 10% of a copyright-protected audiovisual work for inclusion in a classroom presentation or in a learning management system. The Fair Dealing Policy...

It depends on what you want to do. Materials on the internet are treated the same under copyright law as any other copyright materials, so if you want to use them, you have to either fall within one of the Act’s exceptions (such as fair dealing)...

Yes, you can scan and post copyrighted works as long as they fall within the guidelines listed in the Queen's Fair Dealing policy. For materials that fall outside these guidelines, the Copyright Advisory Office is now offering a clearance service...