Frequently Asked Questions

About Us

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

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...

I’ll be sure to cite where the figures came from.


In most cases, yes. In some cases, textbook publishers will allow you to include copies of figures in your PowerPoints and online classrooms, but usually only when the textbook is...

The licences for some of the e-journals provided by the Library allow instructors to upload articles into secure learning management systems such as those available through Queen's (Moodle/Desire2Learn/Medtech etc.). While there may be good...

Yes, there is a difference. Posting something on your own website means you are making the work available world-wide. Wide distribution makes relying on fair dealing more complicated and use like this is not generally covered by any University...