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Education Librarians

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Education Library Team
Contact:
Brenda Reed x77644
Nathalie Soini x75566
Shelley Woods x76118
613-533-6000
Subjects: Education

Welcome to Queen's Education Library

April 25-July 26, 2024
Monday to Thursday, 8 am - 7 pm
Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm, Saturday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Sunday Closed

Closed Monday, July 1

May is Asian Heritage Month

Library Services

Print, Scan, Copy

To print, copy, or add credit to your PaperCut account, please consult: Print, Scan, Copy.

Tools for Teachers

The Education Library offers you:

  • over 200 Ellison die shapes and 4 die-cutting machines that anyone is welcome to use.  Bring your own cardstock, bristol board, or any material that scissors will cut and get creative! 
  • a button maker that makes 2.25" and 1.25" round buttons. Our staff will work with you to create the buttons.

See our Tools for Teachers Guide for more information and connections to the curriculum.

Need a chapter scan sent to you?

1. Find the title in Omni. 2. Sign in to Omni with your Queen's netID and password 3. Select Request for Scan. You will receive a downloadable pdf via email. 

Need a Queen's book delivered to an "Omni" university near you?

1. Find the title in Omni. 2. Sign in to Omni with your Queen's netID and password 3. Select Request for Pickup. 4. Select the Institution and the library at that university where you would like to pick it up. You will be notified when it arrives.

Course Readings

Faculty, email library.reserves@queensu.ca  to request that your reading lists be added to your courses in OnQ. Includes links to articles, ebooks, online video, and copyright-compliant scans of print.

After You Graduate / Services for Teachers

Teacher library cards are offered to local teachers free of charge. View our Services for Teachers digital brochure to learn how the Queen's Education Library can support your teaching with our services and collections.

With your Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) card you are also eligible to use the print and online resources from the Ontario College of Teachers  Margaret Wilson Library. Learn more here.

Public libraries support teachers and K-12 classrooms! Register online for your Kingston Frontenac Public Library now!

Alumni have access to a selection of e-resources including open access content in our Teacher Guides and Omni, and to the databases listed here. If your former Queen's netID is no longer active, go to the Alumni Perks information to activate it.

QueensU-Guest wifi access is available to library vistors for 24 hours.

Teacher Responsibilities for Classroom Resources

Component 4, Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning, of the School Effectiveness Framework (2013) provides details about the depth of attention effective teachers pay to the selection of resources to support student learning in their classrooms.  The goal is always to reach every student.

school effectiveness framework cover

from page 2, School Effectiveness Framework (2013)

Indicator 4.6 from the sef

from page 31, School Effectiveness Framework (2013).

from page 32, School Effectiveness Framework (2013).

Spotlight Title

NEW: 4Canoes Digital Shelf

4 Canoes (formerly Canoe Kids) is a unique, ongoing, 24-edition series created to bring Indigenous Peoples into our classrooms and homes. Each issue highlights a different Nation and is produced with integrity and respect.

New eBooks, May 2024