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SOCY 122: Introduction to Academic Library Research

Course guide library research tutorial

Queen's University Library

Queen’s University Library includes the Bracken Health Sciences Library, the Douglas Library (Engineering and Science and Jordan Special Collections), the Education Library, the Lederman Law Library, Stauffer Library, and the University Archives. 

The Joseph S. Stauffer Library is the Business, Humanities and Social Sciences library, and houses the majority of the sociology collection of books and printed journals. It is also home to Data Services,  Maps & Geospatial Data and Government Information. 

photo of Stauffer Library

Queen's Library Collections

Queen's Library subscribes to over 650 specialized databases and article indexes, several hundred thousand electronic books, 80,000 electronic journals and newspapers, and has well over 2 million physical (non-electronic) items including over 1.65 million books.