Frequently Asked Questions

Copyright

Use of copyright materials at Queen's University is covered by the Canadian Copyright Act and various agreements and licences entered into by the University with copyright owners and representative organizations. The Copyright Act is the...

If the copying that you want to do falls outside of fair dealing, you will have to obtain permission from the copyright holder.

If you want to copy materials for handouts for your class, see the handouts section of our Copyright and Teaching...

Course Reserves

The Library offers a reserve service. If you would like to learn more about this service, please contact either:

The library staff at the appropriate circulation desk; or The subject liaison librarian assigned to your department.

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Course Reserves are listed in the library catalogue: Course Reserves for Students.

Databases, Journals, Articles

While on campus, access to Queen's resources is available to all users. Off-campus, access to Queen's resources is available to users who configure their Google Scholar Preferences as follows:

In Google Scholar, select Settings icon Select...

Get It @ Queen's helps you locate full-text versions of articles, books, and other library resources. It links citations (in research databases, on the web) to full-text articles, the Library Catalogue, or other related Library services.

If you experience difficulties accessing a research database:

Consult our Connect from Off-Campus information page If you have problems with your NetID or password: ITS NetID Help If you have problems accessing a specific database: Ask Us

Print, Scan, Copy

New multi-functional printing and scanning devices are being installed and tested and we are working to make them available as soon as possible. Limited printing is available at all library locations. Until the new devices are available, we...

Request Materials

A subset of Springer 2019 articles will be available through a new desktop delivery system that the library is piloting. You will be guided to the delivery system directly from the article citation in our Summon library discovery system. For more...

You can recommend that the library purchase a book by placing a request:

directly through your departmental library representative contacting your liaison librarian filling in an online form found at: Recommend a New Collection Acquisition