COVID-19 Updates

During this time, our library services and operations are constantly being updated. Please see our COVID-19 Updates on Library Services & Operations page for the latest information.

Library Spaces

In addition to the seats in Stauffer Library and the Education Library, students can now book an individual study seat in Douglas Library. Seats are also available for booking in Mackintosh-Corry Hall. Please visit our Bookable Spaces page to book your seat.

Archives & Special Collections

Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections will be available for individual access by appointment on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning February 17. This service is in addition to our online reference and scanning services.

Curbside access to print collections

The library offers a curbside pickup service to all current Queen’s students, faculty, and staff, and emeritus using the Request feature in our Omni search tool. Curbside pickup is available Tuesdays and Fridays, between 1-3 pm and Wednesdays, 6-8 pm.

Scanning service for print collections

Use our scanning service for a single book chapter or journal article or similar fair dealing amount.


The library is a member of HathiTrust and has activated the HT Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) for current faculty, students and staff.