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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


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.

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

Construction noise on the second floor of Stauffer Library: July 8-15

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.

Launch of new website July 27, 2016

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.

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!

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.

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