For the schedule of events, please see our website: http://library.queensu.ca/about-us/news-events/science-literacy-week-activities-queens-university-library
Library News - Stauffer Library
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.
The Union Gallery will be hosting a poetry reading on October 1st, 2016 as part of Culture Days and in conjunction with Kingston WritersFest. The gallery invites student and emerging young poets to apply.
Selected poets will be invited to participate in the event at the Union Gallery in Stauffer Library on October 1st from 4:30-6pm. Poets will have approximately five minutes to perform their piece. Members of the public are invited to attend this free poetry reading.
Please visit their website for more details, including submission guidelines.
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.
Submissions are now being accepted for the Union Gallery Fall 2016 silent auction: REIMAGINED. Please visit their fundraising page for more information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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