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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

I@Q Undergraduate Research Conference – Call for Proposals

Posted: January 13th, 2017

Undergraduate students from any discipline are invited to submit an abstract for the 11th annual Inquiry@Queen’s Undergraduate Research Conference to be held March 9th and 10th. Please see the I@Q website for more details: http://www.queensu.ca/iatq/iq-undergraduate-research-conference


Attention Laptop Users

Posted: December 20th, 2016

There are 12 study spaces in Stauffer Library for you! They have a wide screen monitor, mouse and keyboard ready to plug into your own laptop.

These stations are located near the main spiral staircase on floors 1,2,3 and 4. If you need help finding one, please Ask Us!

Open House: Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

Posted: November 21st, 2016

Students from all disciplines welcome!
Friday November 25, 2:30-4:30
Mackintosh-Corry Hall B176
Register: www.queensu.ca/culturalstudies

Campus Security Reports an increase in personal property thefts

Posted: November 3rd, 2016

Campus Security has noted a recent increase in personal property thefts on campus resulting from items left unattended or in unsecured areas. Laptop computers, cell phones, cash, bicycles, and other valuables have recently been stolen while left unsecured or unattended even for just a brief period of time.

Please keep your belongings in your sight at all times while in public areas, including the library.

Greening the Library: We recycle

Posted: October 28th, 2016

We are committed to reducing waste! Queen’s diversion initiatives need all of our participation to succeed, and we are asking for your help to reach our goals.

We recycle at the Library, and have recycling bins in all of our locations. Please do your part by making use of them, including putting your waste and recyclable items into the proper containers. Sorting practices on campus are similar to the way you recycle at home.

Opening: Group Study Rooms with Indigenous Names and Art

Posted: October 28th, 2016

We are pleased to announce the official opening of twelve new group study rooms in Stauffer Library. These rooms have been given Indigenous names, and Indigenous artists were commissioned to create paintings that depict the meaning of the study room names.

Please join us on the third floor of Stauffer Library on Friday October 28 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. for remarks, a drumming circle, and room viewings.

GIS Day

Posted: October 28th, 2016

GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.

This year we will be celebrating GIS Day in Stauffer Library’s Speakers Corner, starting at 1pm on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016.

Speakers include guests from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Public Health. Agenda and more information coming soon!

Enter to WIN! Library Calendar Contest

Posted: October 28th, 2016

What do you love about your Library? Send us a photo and you could win!

Prizes include Queen’s merchandise from the Campus Bookstore, including first prize, a 100% pure wool Queen’s Tartan blanket, and a copy of the calendar in which your name, photo, and description appears.

Check out library.queensu.ca/about-us/news-events/enter-win-library-calendar-contest for more information!


Join us for Science Literacy Week Activities at Queen’s University Library!

Posted: September 19th, 2016

For the schedule of events, please see our website: http://library.queensu.ca/about-us/news-events/science-literacy-week-activities-queens-university-library

W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections, Queen’s Library, Student Assistant Position

Posted: August 5th, 2016

We are hiring for the fall!

Under the direction of library staff, the student assistant will work at W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections, performing a wide range of tasks. Duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting library patrons, setting up items and monitoring their use in the reading room, shifting/moving collections, re-housing of poster/map collection, assisting with various conservation and preservation projects.

Shifts range from 2.5 to 4 hours in length, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, averaging 10 hours per week. The hourly rate of pay is $12.00 which includes 4% vacation pay. If you wish to be considered for possible employment, complete and submit the application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and successful applicants will be contacted by email to confirm the receipt of a Work Study Bursary and to schedule an interview. Preference will be given to those receiving full bursaries.

Qualifications

  • Must be eligible for the Work Study Bursary
  • Must be a Queen’s student
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team and with attention to detail
  • Basic computer/technological skills are an asset.
  • Applicants should be able to perform light –medium physical work which may require bending and squatting, pushing book carts, as well as repetitive motion involving the hand and arm.

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