Frequently Asked Questions

Print, Scan, Copy

Change is not available at Information desks. Instead, you can obtain change from the following machine:

Bracken Health Sciences Library bill changer

Coin-operated photocopiers are located:

Stauffer Library Lower Level Bracken...

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.

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


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.

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...


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