Frequently Asked Questions

About Us

Work Study positions are posted through Career Services early in the academic year. For more information, see our Jobs page.

Borrowing

Library books may be returned at any campus library Circulation Desk (or return slots when the libraries are closed). Note, however, that the following restrictions apply to this service. Some items are not eligible for campus drop-off service....

Technology

Consult the appropriate Library maps (posted on a bulletin board within each Library) showing the general locations of the "live" data jacks.   For information on connecting to the wireless network, consult the Queen's University ITS Wireless...

Yes you can.

Check Audio Visual Equipment to see a description of multimedia facilities available at the library. You can also borrow from the Queen's University AMS Student Government.

Copyright

Yes. There’s a wealth of material out there which is either in the public domain or available under what is known as Creative Commons licensing, which generally means the work is available for free, subject to certain limited conditions, such as...

There are some exceptions in the Copyright Act for educational institutions which allow copying and display of materials for educational purposes. They cover displaying material in class on campus, reproducing material for exams, playing music...

Generally yes. The fair dealing exemption allows students to use works for research, private study, criticism or review. So provided the student is including the work for one of these purposes, and acknowledges the author and source of the...

Yes! Videos can be played in your class under the following conditions:

the video is being shown for educational purposes, on Queen's campus, for an audience made up primarily of students. the video is not an infringing copy or you have no...

Yes! The Copyright Act allows you to play a sound recording or live radio broadcasts in class as long as it is for educational purposes, not for profit, on University premises, before an audience consisting primarily of students. However, if you...

Yes. You can photocopy and hand out copyrighted works as long as they fall within the guidelines described on the Queen's Fair Dealing Policy web page. If you want to hand out material that is in excess of these guidelines use the Copyright...