News & Events

painting of Buchan
Library project receives Digitizing Canadian Collections funding
Queen's University Library is pleased to announce that our project, Digital John Buchan, first Baron Tweedsmuir, was successful in receiving funds as part of the National Heritage Digitization...
Text on orange background: Open Access Week 2018 Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge October 22-28
Open Access Week 2018
International Open Access Week is October 22 – 28, 2018.   This year's theme is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”: Please join us for our events held in Speaker’s corner in...
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Facilities Update: Rare Books and Special Collections Closed October 10
W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections is hosting a lecture and exhibit on the Nuremberg Chronicle on Wednesday October 10 and will re-open for study on Thursday October 11. Thank you for...
Image of Nuremberg from the Chronicle
Please join us as we explore the Nuremberg Chronicle
A new course on campus is opening its doors to the public in an upcoming class featuring one of the library’s newest acquisitions -- a 1493 hand-coloured Nuremberg Chronicle that has found its new...
Fireplace Reading Room
Join us in the Fireplace Reading Room for a Queen's Reads Reading Nook
Finding time to read during the school year can be a challenge and Queen's Reads and the library want to make this a little easier on you. Queen’s Reads will be hosting Reading Nooks all over campus...
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Key dates for Collaborative Futures Project
We are pleased to announce some key dates in our timeline to implement the Collaborative Futures Shared Library Services Platform (LSP). Since we announced the selection of the library service...
Cover of the novel Scarborough - a girl running in the subway station
Queen’s Reads – pick up your copy of Scarborough
This year we will be reading Scarborough, an intersectional narrative of a low-income, culturally diverse neighbourhood that is east of Toronto. Current students can pick up their free copy at...
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Helen Howard Graduate Students Reading Room
We are please to share that the facilities work to revitalize our Graduate Students Reading Room begins this week. The renovations being undertaken with generous support from Dr. Helen Howard...
Stauffer library exterior view of terrace
New study space available on the Stauffer Library Terrace
We are excited to announce that the terrace on the second floor of Stauffer Library is now accessible seasonally! The terrace overlooks University and Union Streets, and provides the perfect place...