News & Events

Fireplace Reading Room
Notice of facilities work: Stauffer Library
Beginning Monday, and continuing until the end of June, we are working with PPS to complete renovations in Stauffer Library. The Fireplace Reading Room will be closed between May 1 and mid-July for...
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Library Update – April 21, 2017
Hello from Windsor, site of the Spring 2017 OCUL Directors meeting.  These spring meetings move around the province so that we can experience each institution over time. Some trips also make us aware...
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Art Conservation graduate student research posters on display
All are invited to visit the atrium in Stauffer Library to view art conservation graduate student posters.  Queen’s University offers Canada’s only master’s degree in the field of art conservation....
One of the Oldest Printed English-Language Books
We are thrilled to announce that one of the oldest printed English-language books has found its new home here at Queen's, as part of the Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection. We have recently acquired...
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OCUL Collaborative Futures Shared Library Services Platform (LSP)
We are pleased to officially announce our participation in phase three of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Collaborative Futures project. In this phase we will select and implement...
Map of Kingston
More than 1000 historical maps now online
Coinciding with the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary and the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) 50th anniversary, Ontario’s university libraries are collaborating to release a...
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Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection
Distinguished Canadian philanthropist and entrepreneur Seymour Schulich and Queen’s University Principal, Daniel Woolf have partnered to gift their personal collections of rare books to Queen’s. In...
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Annual Classics Symposium in Speaker's Corner
We hope you will join us in Speaker's Corner on Friday March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m as Classics graduate and undergraduate students present their research on a variety of topics. Please see the...
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Library Update – March 24, 2017
As we approach the end of the winter term (yes, winter will end!), we complete and re-start our annual planning cycle. We have an all staff meeting scheduled for Wednesday April 5th at 10am, where I’...