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13 Questions With…

Profiling members of the Canadian library and information management community.

Academic

Cate Carlyle
Curriculum Resource Centre Coordinator, Mount Saint Vincent University

Megan Fitzgibbons / Yusuke Fitzgibbons
Librarian, University of Western Australia Law Library / Assistant Professor, Edith Cowan University

Lisa Gauthier
Document Coordinator, Advancement Records, Office of Advancement, University of Alberta

Amanda Horsman
Bibliothécaire, Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick, Université de Moncton

Michelle Lake
Government Publications Librarian, Concordia University

Graham Lavender
Teaching and Learning Librarian, Seneca Libraries

Catherine McGoveran
Government Information Librarian, University of Ottawa

Jaclyn McLean
Collection Services Librarian, University of Saskatchewan

Kathleen Scheaffer
Librarian, Outreach and Instructional Services Coordinator, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Melanie Sellar
Education Services Librarian and Associate Professor of Information Literacy, Marymount California University
Founder and Co-Executive Director, Librarians Without Borders

Laura Thorne
Communications, Marketing, and Assessment Librarian, UBC Okanagan Library

Jessica Thorlakson
Librarian, University of Alberta

Amanda Wakaruk
Government Information Librarian, University of Alberta

Corporate

Ela Darling
Co-Founder of VRTube.xxx

Lauren Romaniuk
Digital Asset Librarian, Instacart

Melanie Sucha
Team Leader, IM Policies & Standards, Suncor Energy

Government

Aimee Babcock-Ellis
Program Specialist, U.S. National Institutes of Health
NewFeds co-founder

Dawn Bassett
Coordinator, Library Services, Canadian Grain Commission

Karine Burger
Digital Archivist, International Monetary Fund

Katherine Clubine
Senior Information Specialist, Industry Canada

Stephanie Glandon
System Administrator and Technical Business Analyst, Natural Resources Canada

Ross Gordon
Director, ECollab, Library and Records Management Service, Environment Canada

Elizabeth Hostetter
Metadata Analyst, Statistics  Canada

Susan Hurst
A/Head, Defence Research and Development Canada Library

Kyle Johnson
Information Resource Center Director, U.S. Embassy Ottawa

Chantal Lareau
IM Policy Analyst, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Laura Lemmens
Head Librarian, Alberta Government Library – Great West Life Site

Eileen Lewis
Research Librarian, Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Allison Milne
Advisor – Content Management, Export Development Canada

Cheryl Murphy
Reference Librarian, Supreme Court of Canada

Jason Reid
Director, GCDOCS Enterprise Program Management Office, Public Works and Government Services Canada

Tanya Snook (aka spydergrrl)
Senior Project Officer, Information Management, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
giik (IA, UX, BA, web, analytics, sm) & tech blogger (gadgets, apps, how-to, Star Wars, Lego)

Lindsay Stephenson
Head, Corporate Information Services, National Capital Commission

Emily Yearwood-Lee
Acting Manager of Reference, Legislative Library of British Columbia

Health

Amanda Horsman
Bibliothécaire, Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick, Université de Moncton

Kerry Macdonald
Hospital Librarian, Seven Oaks General Hospital (University of Manitoba)

Caroline Monnin
Medical Librarian, Saskatoon Health Region

Independent Practice and Consulting

Michelle Gabourie
Owner, MB Knowledge Solutions

Debra Power
Senior IM Analyst, Cogniva Information Solutions

Erin Tripp
Principal at CloudScout Information Services / Project Manager at discoverygarden inc.

Law

Megan Fitzgibbons / Yusuke Fitzgibbons
Librarian, University of Western Australia Law Library / Assistant Professor, Edith Cowan University

Lily Mac
Librarian, Gowling WLG

Cheryl Murphy
Reference Librarian, Supreme Court of Canada

Media

Florence Hwang
Scheduling Coordinator, Global Television

Astrid Lange
Supervisor, Library and Research Services, The Toronto Star

Museums

Cara MacDonald
Reference Services Manager, Scotiabank Family History Centre, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Not for Profit

Brian Rooney
Certified Bilingual Resource Specialist, Kids Help Phone

Melanie Sellar
Founder and Co-Executive Director, Librarians Without Borders
Education Services Librarian and Associate Professor of Information Literacy, Marymount California University

Philip Wolfart
Project Manager, CONTACT Community Information (Volunteer Manitoba)

Public Libraries

Aimee Ellis
Manager, Yukon Energy, Mines and Resources Library

Emily Farrell
Chief Executive Officer, Edwardsburgh Cardinal Public Library (Ontario)

Beth Goslett
Supervising Librarian, Beaverbrook Branch, Ottawa Public Library

Jennifer Green
Branch Librarian, Legends Centre Branch, Oshawa Public Libraries

Jason Hammond
Outreach & Homebound Services Librarian, Regina Public Library

Todd Kyle
Chief Executive Officer, Newmarket Public Library / President, Ontario Library Association (2016)

Maureen O’Reilly
President of the Toronto Public Library Workers (TPLWU) Local 4948

Erica Penton
Public Services Librarian, Colchester/East Hants Regional Library

Alessya Quattrociocchi
Librarian, Toronto Public Library

Kam Teo
Branch Manager, Weyburn Public Library

Caroline J. Vandriel
Public Services Consultant, Northern Lights Library System

School Librarianship

Carmelita Cechetto-Shea
Library Support Consultant, Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board

Lina Gordaneer
Librarian, Trafalgar School for Girls (Montreal)

Colleen Morawski
Librarian, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School (London, Ont)

 


Career Spotlight: What I do as…

Audiobook Narrator
Karissa Vacker, Audiobook Narrator and Actress

Collection Development Manager
Christine F. Smith, Collection Development Manager for Eastern Canada at YBP Library Services

Entrepreneurship Librarian
Carey Toane, University of Toronto

Game Design and Development Liaison Librarian
Michelle Goodridge, Liaison Librarian, Game Design and Development at Wilfrid Laurier University – Brantford Campus

 


Focus On…

Profiling research by members of the Canadian library and information management community.

Nicole Dalmer
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University

Zoe Dickinson
2016 MLIS Graduate, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University

Melissa Fraser-Arnott
Doctoral Student, Queensland University of Technology (SJSU Gateway PhD Program)

Céline Gareau-Brennan
MBA/MLIS Candidate, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta / Shout for Libraries Director of Reporting / Net Impact Chapter Leader

Devon Greyson
PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia

Denise Koufogiannakis, MLIS, PhD
Collections & Acquisitions Coordinator, University of Alberta Libraries

Mê-Linh Lê
Health Sciences Centre Librarian, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library, University of Manitoba

Lori McCay-Peet
PhD Candidate, Dalhousie University

Kathleen Scheaffer
Librarian, Outreach and Instructional Services Coordinator, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Jorden Smith
Public Services Librarian, University of Alberta Libraries

 


Freshly Minted

Students and recent graduates from MLIS and LIT programs

Julie Blatt
LIS Student, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri

Lauren Bull
MLIS Student, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University

Anna Cameron
Information Assistant, Oakville Public Library

Kaya Fraser
MLIS Student, iSchool @ UBC: School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia

Alex Hanam
MLIS Candidate, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University

Emily Hanlon
MI Student, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Alyssa Hyduk
MLIS Student, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta

Lorisia MacLeod
MLIS Candidate, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta / Diversity Scholar, Association of Research Libraries / Indigenous Intern, University of Alberta

Caroline Moynihan
Community Librarian for Children, Burlington Public Library

Christine Newman
MIS Student, School of Information Studies, University of Ottawa

Gillian Nowlan
Liaison Librarian, University of Regina

Mary-Rose O’Connor
Education Coordinator, Ontario Library Association

Stephanie Pegg
LIT Student, Algonquin College

Kate Petch
Media Librarian, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Danielle Ridge
Forms and Document Management Administrator, Office of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Robyn Schafer
MLIS Student, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University

Lydia Thorne
MLIS Student, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University

Erica Vanden Bosch
Master of Information Studies (MIS) Candidate, School of Information Studies, University of Ottawa

 


How I Work

The gadgets, apps, tips, and tricks that keep professionals going

Stephen Abram
Principal, Lighthouse Consulting Inc. / Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries / Sessional Lecturer, University of Toronto iSchool

Moe Hosseini-Ara
Director, Branch Operations & Customer Experience, Toronto Public Library

Louise Spiteri
Associate Professor, School of Information Management. Dalhousie University

Tim Tierney
City Councillor, Beacon Hill-Cyrville and proud Chair, Ottawa Public Library Board

Samantha Youssef
Artistic Director, Studio Technique and Author of Movement & Form: The Youssef Drawing Syllabus

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