News & Events

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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...
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Library Hours for Homecoming
In order to accommodate Homecoming activities such as the ReUnion Street Festival and the Faculty of Law Homecoming Reception we have made some adjustments to library hours on Homecoming Weekend:...
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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...
WestlawNext Canada Refresher Sessions for Law Students
Tuesday, October 9th  9:00 – 10:00 AM, Mac 400 (Introduction)  10:00 – 11:00 AM, Mac 400 (Advanced)  1:30 – 2:30 PM, Mac 300 (Introduction)  Introduction session for people with limited...
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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...
Facilities Update: Macdonald Hall
On Thursday, September 13, the main entrance and atrium space in Macdonald Hall will be temporarily closed from 8 am until 4 pm (approximate timing) to permit contractors to install a hanging art...