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New Database Trial: InCites

Posted: May 26th, 2016

Available 26 May – 27 June, 2016, InCites is a customized, citation-based research evaluation tool on the Web that lets academic, government and research administrators and funders conduct analyses on their productivity and benchmark their research output against peers worldwide.

To learn more about InCites™ go to http://researchanalytics.thomsonreuters.com

Webinar on how to use InCites: Play recording

For more see: YouTube channel

Guides: InCites Handbook

Union Gallery Fall Silent Auction – Call for Submissions

Posted: June 29th, 2016

Submissions are now being accepted for the Union Gallery Fall 2016 silent auction: REIMAGINED. Please visit their fundraising page for more information.

Web Redesign – New Design

Posted: June 24th, 2016

We have been very busy these last months building the new website. As we prepare to announce our launch date (coming soon!), we would like to share some designs with you. It was quite a task to come up with a design that fit in well with the Queen’s landscape and also suited our needs here at the Library. We are quite pleased with the end result. A big thank you to all the participants and collaborators in this process – we couldn’t have done it without your help.

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Inspired by ‘old ideals, old publications’

Posted: June 15th, 2016

The Adaptive Technology Centre and Queen’s University Libraries congratulate James McNutt.

To read more about James’ scholarly achievements and contributions to the Queen’s community,

read the new online Gazette article here.

James McNutt successfully defends Masters of Education thesis 2016

James McNutt successfully defends Masters of Education thesis 2016

Summer Exhibits at The Union Gallery

Posted: May 25th, 2016

This summer The Union Gallery is pleased to present two new exhibitions:

The Main gallery will feature Robert Hengeveld’s, Erratic Turns, mixed media installation, 2016

The Project Room will showcase Judy Ruzylo’s, The Order of Things, multi-media documentary installation, 2013

The opening reception will be held June 3, 2016, from 5-7pm. The exhibitions will run from from: June 7 through August 11, 2016.

Please note, the gallery will be closed from May 21st to June 3rd for maintenance and the installation of the new exhibition.

InterLibrary Loans (ILL) Email Phishing Scam

Posted: May 16th, 2016

A number of phishing emails that are ostensibly from the Library have been received by Queen’s email account holders.

This email requests a response that users should recognize as a phishing attempt, and may be similar to this example that was reported recently:

“Dear User,

Your access to the Interlibrary Loans (ILL) is expiring soon, and you will be not eligible for Document Delivery Service. To continue to have access to the library services, you must reactivate your account. For this purpose, click the web address below or copy and paste it into your web browser. A successful login will activate your account and you will be redirected to the ILL homepage.

If you are unable to log in, please contact the IT Support Centre for immediate assistance.

Kind Regards,

Interlibrary Loans & Document Delivery Services
Queen’s University Library
99 University Ave, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
Phone: (613) 533-2526
Email”

If you receive a message of this type, do not follow the link and please delete the email.

Additional information on email phishing is available on the ITS Phishing Awareness information page.

Queen’s Librarian Receives the OCUFA Service Award

Posted: May 12th, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Constance Adamson, an academic librarian at Queen’s, has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Service Award.

Constance served as OCUFA’s president from 2011-2013, providing exemplary leadership to the organization. She also served as Chair of OCUFA’s Board of Directors from 2013 to 2014. Through it all, she has been a stalwart and tireless defender of the rights of faculty, librarians, and archivists.

For more information, please see the OCUFA announcement.

Congratulations Constance!

New Database Trial: South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922

Posted: May 6th, 2016

Available 6 May – 5 June, 2016, South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922, is a one-of-a-kind collection providing online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Subcontinent that now comprise Pakistan, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), South Asian Newspapers offers extensive coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent between 1864 and 1922.

June Dissertation Boot Camp at Douglas Library

Posted: May 2nd, 2016

Want to achieve the momentum you need to write your thesis? Then register now for June Dissertation Boot Camp, brought to you by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) and Student Academic Success Services (SASS).

Pre-boot orientation is on Friday 3rd June, followed up with five more days of writing from Monday 6th June to Friday 10th June.

Spaces are limited and priority goes to doctoral students nearing completion.

Data Day 2016: Maximize the Impact of Your Data

Posted: April 26th, 2016

Please join us for Queen’s University’s third annual Data Day. You will learn about evolving Queen’s data services, national guidelines (e.g. Tri-Council), and national and international initiatives for managing, linking and promoting your research data. You will hear from Queen’s researchers about their experiences in data management and learn more about digital scholarship across disciplines.

Registration and the program for Data Day 2016 are available here.

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