Joseph S. Stauffer Library
|Type||social science and humanities academic library of Queen's University|
|Criteria for collection||research publications|
Joseph S. Stauffer Library or Stauffer is the main social science and humanities library of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Construction was completed in 1994 at a cost of C$42 million, funded partially by the Ontario government and the Joseph S. Stauffer Foundation.
The library is the largest building on the University campus, with Postmodern architecture referencing the Neo-Gothic style by architecture firm Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects (KPMB). It won the 1997 Governor General's Award for Architecture.
The library features include:
- Adaptive Technology Centre
- Art Collection
- MADGIC-Maps, Data and Government Information Centre
- Map and Air Photo Collection
- Social Science Data Centre
- Wallach-Groome Sustainability Centre
Partnerships and collaboration
The Queens University Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, Canadian Association of Research Libraries, and the Ontario Council of University Libraries. The Queens University Library is a contributor to the Open Content Alliance
- Jenner, Paulette. Queen's University, History: Campus & People, Joseph S. Stauffer Library, 2002: http://www.queensu.ca/secretariat/History/bldgs/stauff.html