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Library Update – March 6, 2015
It has been an event-filled couple of weeks, including the announcement of the long-awaited Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications. There is great satisfaction in knowing libraries are well-...
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Library Update – February 20, 2015
As we finish Reading Week and look forward to the return of students next week, take a moment to enjoy this glimpse of Queen’s. I’ve enjoyed being back on campus this week after a set of meetings...
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Library Update – February 6, 2015
The Library Leadership Team had several items of broad interest on its agenda yesterday. We reviewed a summary prepared by M.Chittenden regarding our compliance with the requirements of Section 18...
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QUL People – Pam Manders
Pam Manders is a Reference Assistant in the Jordan Special Collections and Music Library. Where are you from? Speaking with Pam about her personal history, I liked the breadth of this question… the...
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Library Update – January 23, 2015
Three weeks into 2015… how are those resolutions holding up?  To everyone who responded to my question last week (“read any good books lately?”) this video is for you (shared with me by the Chair of...
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Library Update – January 9, 2015
Happy new year everyone! I hope you had a restful break over the holidays. It was good to see many of you at the staff breakfast on Tuesday morning. The month of December was a busy one right up to...
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Library Update – November 28, 2014
One of the great pleasures of my job is hearing how people in our library make a difference.  Last week, I was overjoyed for the student sending this note, and the librarian (Morag Coyne) receiving...
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Library Update – November 14, 2014
The Royal Society of Canada released the Expert Panel Report on The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory yesterday.  I’ve read it with interest and recommend at least a quick...
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Library Update – October 31, 2014
The Library Leadership Team agreed at its meeting this week on a set of projects that places the Public Services Renewal (PSR) project recommendations in the context of existing plans and priorities...