Union Gallery

The Union Gallery is a public gallery open five days a week during the academic year and three days a week in the summer. Admission is free.

The Union Gallery is a non-profit, student-driven university organization committed to increasing awareness and appreciation of contemporary visual arts through its program of exhibitions, off-site projects and experiential learning opportunities. They have two fabulous exhibition spaces in Stauffer Library and everyone is welcome to attend gallery events and programs. The exhibition program is open to students and professional artists.

Scholarly Publishing: Glossary of Useful Terms

Accepted Author Manuscript

The final version of your manuscript that has been peer-reviewed and accepted by the publisher for publication.  It includes all final edits recommended through the submission and peer-review process, but has not been copy-edited and branded by the publisher. Also known as a post-print. This is not the same as the publisher’s PDF.

Managing Your OJS Journal

Queen’s Journal Hosting Service provides an immediate and efficient publication facility for Queen’s faculty and students who wish to publish an online journal or series.  The publishing platform supported by the Library is Open Journal Systems (OJS).  the latest software release supported is OJS version 3.0.2.

QSpace Format Support

We wish to provide support for as many file formats as possible. Over time, items stored in QSpace will be preserved as is, using a combination of time-honored techniques for data management and best practices for digital preservation. As for specific formats, however, the proprietary nature of many file types makes it impossible to make guarantees. Put simply, our policy for file formats is, everything put in QSpace will be retrievable using appropriate software. At this time no guarantees can be made regarding the upgrading of older file formats.

QSpace Community Startup Procedures

Roles and Responsibilities

This section presents the tasks required to start a QSpace Community.


  • Initial contact with prospective community
  • QSpace demonstration to wider community group
  • QSpace documentation is made available (policy documents, etc.)
  • Community coordinator is assigned

Community defines and provides:

QSpace Content Guidelines

  1. The work must be produced, submitted or sponsored by the Queen's University academic community.
  2. The work must be related to the academic mission of the Queen's community.
  3. The work must be contributed in digital form.
  4. The author/owner should be willing and able to grant Queen's University the right to preserve and distribute the work via QSpace. The author must have copyright permission for the contents of the work submitted. Where the work to be deposited has been published, approval may be required from the publisher.