Frequently Asked Questions

Print, Scan, Copy

To use the Library's printing stations, you will need access to the PrintQ system.

Printing is available in all of our locations from all Library computers as well as from your own laptop. Learn more about Printing.

There are self-serve photocopiers in every library on campus. To view a list of locations and for details about copiers and costs see PrintQ for more information.

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

If you have any problems with the machines or the quality of printing, please contact staff at the Information desk.

QCAT

Queen's theses on microfiche are listed in QCAT as Microfiche 390. They are filed alphabetically by author so make a note of the author's name. Go to the filing cabinet to your right and check in the drawers labelled Microfiche No. 390.

Request Materials

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

Room Booking

For information on event bookings, please see the Stauffer Library Room Booking Policy. Although intended primarily for Library use, the display cases located by the Circulation desk may be booked by campus or community groups (subject to...

Summon

The QCAT Library Catalogue is the main inventory of books, journal titles (print and online), media, and other documents held in the Queen’s University Library collection.   It contains over 2.3 million records.

Summon is a search engine...

Summon is a search engine that provides credible, relevance ranked results from the library’s online and print collections in a single search.

It searches through a massive collection of books, scholarly journals, newspaper articles...