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Merck Index 15th ed Available Online

Posted: September 19th, 2014

The 15th ed of the Merck Index is now available online.

New Trial: AccessEngineering

Posted: September 17th, 2014

AccessEngineering is an engineering reference tool that provides seamless access to a collection of authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information. Trial dates: September 16 to October 15.

Botterell Hall and Bracken Library Closure Notice

Posted: September 15th, 2014

Botterell Hall will be closed on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26 for scheduled annual maintenance. Please note that Bracken Library will also be closed during this time.

Bracken Library’s hours can be found here: http://library.queensu.ca/library/qulhours#view-BHS6.

Printing in the Library from Your Laptop

Posted: September 10th, 2014

Windows or Mac users can access Queen’s library printers from their personal laptops. To do so, a Queen’s NetID and a connection to the Queen’s campus network are required.

For further details and instructions on how to print from your laptop, see: http://library.queensu.ca/services/computers/printing/laptop.

New Trial of the full IMF eLibrary until September 20, 2014

Posted: August 20th, 2014

IMF eLibrary Full provides direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools, including information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and more.

Access: for the data interface: http://elibrary-data.imf.org
for the text interface: http://www.elibrary.imf.org

Users can switch between data and text interfaces by using the links at top left of any screen.

Privacy and Surveillance: February-March 2014 Globalization of Personal Data Follow-up

Posted: August 19th, 2014

Sponsored by Angus Reid Global, this 2014 survey is a follow-up to the 2006 Globalization of Personal Data International Survey on Privacy and Surveillance that queried citizens in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The study was conducted for the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University. The 2014 survey provides researchers with the ability to study attitudes related to surveillance and privacy over time.

The 2014 Follow-up survey is a companion survey to the Privacy and Surveillance: June 2012 Globalization of Personal Data Follow-up.

The 2014 dataset is available in QSpace, Dataverse, and <odesi>.

2011 National Household Survey, Individuals File, Released

Posted: August 11th, 2014

The 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), Individuals Public Use Microdata File (PUMF), has been release by Statistics Canada.

The file provides access to non-aggregated and anonymous data for a 2.7% sample of the Canadian population. It contains a comprehensive, social, demographic and economic database about Canada and its people that includes a wealth of information on population characteristics. The geographic identifiers in the file have been limited to provinces and territories as well as metropolitan areas to ensure the anonymity of respondents.

Access to the 2011 NHS Individual PUMF is available from <odesi>.

Enhanced Interlibrary Loan Service

Posted: July 31st, 2014

Starting this summer, Stauffer Library is filling interlibrary loan (ILL) requests for Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering and Sciences and Law, using Relais, an ILL system that is also now in use at many other OCUL institutions. Relais improves upon our existing Ariel ILL system by allowing us to quickly receive requested documents and deliver them electronically directly to your RACER email address, via a secure website. If you have any questions about this new service, please contact the Interlibrary Loans office at 613-533-2526 or email racersl@queensu.ca

Journal of Clinical Psychiatry briefly unavailable beginning August 4.

Posted: July 30th, 2014

Starting August 4, the websites of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychiatrist.com will be unavailable for a few days as they move to a more modern platform.

New Trial: Scientific Style and Format – 8th Edition

Posted: July 10th, 2014

-provides convenient tools including information on manuscript preparation and markup, sample correspondence, editorial office practices, and a citation quick guide.

Trial runs 1 July – 31 October 2014.

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