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

Each campus library has at least one scanner for public use.

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! Instructions for printing to the Library's printers using your Windows or Mac laptop can be viewed on the PrintQ page.

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

Copyright is recognized internationally thanks to international conventions. So, generally, your copyright will be protected in other countries. In other countries, your copyright will be protected under that country’s laws so there may be some...

“Public domain” refers to works in which copyright has expired or where the copyright owner has made a clear declaration that they will not assert copyright in the work.

For example, although the copyright in Shakespeare’s plays expired...

How long copyright lasts depends on which country you are in. In general terms, with the exception of performers’ performances, sound recordings and broadcast signals, the term of copyright lasts for the life of the author and a period of 50...

At Queen’s, instructors own the teaching-related intellectual property that they create. Examples of these types of materials include lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, lab manuals, syllabi and streamed lectures.

If you find your...