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.
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
Posted: July 8th, 2016
Beginning today, and continuing until the end of next week we will be making some changes to the shelves on the second floor of Stauffer Library. We are working to keep disruptions to a minimum, but there will be some construction noise until the end of next week. For those looking for silent study, we would recommend that you consider making use of some of our other great Library spaces. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we make changes to serve you better.
For more information on the Library and Archives Master Plan, please see the LAMP website.
Posted: June 30th, 2016
We are pleased to share with you the launch of our new website. After months of planning and hard work, we are delighted to announce the official launch on July 27, 2016!
Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors with the same great services and resources, through a more modern, accessible, and mobile-friendly site.
Beginning on July 27 2016, you will find the new website at our current location at library.queensu.ca.
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:
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.
Interlibrary Loans & Document Delivery Services
Queen’s University Library
99 University Ave, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
Phone: (613) 533-2526
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted: April 19th, 2016
The Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) and Queen’s University Library have teamed up to offer communal space for quiet writing on Friday mornings on a monthly basis in the Fireplace Reading Room in Stauffer Library. The room is located on the second floor, directly above the library’s main entrance. The Library Café downstairs will be open and faculty and post-docs are welcome to bring coffee and snacks into the space.
Our next session is scheduled for April 29, and we are pleased to announce that URS Research Projects Advisor, Kristina Arseneau, will be present to offer advice on research proposals between 10 – 11 am.
To help us monitor interest in the program, registration is requested, but not required: http://queensu.fluidsurveys.com/s/quiet_writing/
For the remainder of the academic year, other Quiet Writing Times have been confirmed as follows:
- Friday, April 29, 8am-noon
- Friday, May 27, 8am-noon
- Friday, June 24, 8am-noon
Posted: April 4th, 2016
On Wednesday April 20 between 7:30 and 8:30 pm, Queen’s University Library and Kingston WritersFest invite you to a poetry book launch in Speaker’s Corner at Stauffer Library.
This exciting event showcases five acclaimed poets reading from their new spring poetry collections! Featuring Roo Borson and Kim Maltman, Suzanne Buffam, Michael Crummey, and Steve Heighton. Copies of the books will be available for sale and signing.
Tickets are $17 in advance (incl. HST and handling) – $19 at the door – and are available online at kingstonwritersfest.ca and at Novel Idea Books on Princess Street. FREE rush seats available to Queen’s, RMC, and SLC students with valid ID.
Special Collections will be hosting a pop-up exhibit one hour before the event. More information to come!