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: Recommend a New Collection 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

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

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.

Copyright

How long copyright lasts depends on which country you are in. In general terms, with the exception of performers’ performances, sound recordings and broadcast signals, the term of copyright lasts for the life of the author and a period of 50...

At Queen’s, instructors own the teaching-related intellectual property that they create. Examples of these types of materials include lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, lab manuals, syllabi and streamed lectures.

If you find your...

Fair dealing is an exemption in the Copyright Act which allows you to use other people’s copyright material for the purpose of research, private study, education, parody, satire, criticism, review or news reporting, provided that what you do with...

Some key Queen's University resources are:

Copyright and Fair Dealing Copyright and Teaching Guide Copyright at Queen's Policy School of Graduate Studies Intellectual Property Guidelines

For other resources and links related to...