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Library Update – July 11, 2014
Good beautiful morning! I’m on the train to Toronto for a meeting with members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Executive. The staff are as friendly and helpful as always, the...
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Library Update – June 27, 2014
We’ve moved from spring to summer since my last update, good timing for the theme of ‘renewal’ introduced by our Public Services Renewal project consultant, Rebecca Jones. It was good to see so many...
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Library Update – June 13, 2014
Our vision of ‘library’ was very much on my mind last week at the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, UK, where I was helping with the selection of a new librarian. We emphasized...
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Library Update – May 30, 2014
Congratulations to Nancy McCormack, who has been honoured by the Canadian Association of Law Libraries with the 2014 Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship, presented on...
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Library Update – April 25, 2014
On this last Friday in April I’d like to thank you all sincerely for your contributions to our students’ experience in this academic year. I hear in their comments a feeling of accomplishment, and...
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Library Update – May 16, 2014
May is a month of many meetings. At the OCUL Spring Directors’ meeting in North Bay, major topics on the agenda were confirmation of a set of operating principles for OCUL, and next steps in the...
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Library Update – March 28, 2014
The matters on my mind today span the library, the university, the region and the country – not an unusual combination – with the added element of an international learning experience. Locally, it’s...
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Library Update – March 7, 2014
Congratulations to the amazing students, faculty and organizers of this year’s Inquiry@Queen’s Undergraduate Research Conference – the 8th one!  The incredible array of interesting topics continues...
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Library Update – February 21, 2014
We love our special collections, and we love our undergraduates, so it has been a huge pleasure to see a dynamic combination of the two highlighted on the Queen’s home page this week. Molly-Claire...