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As academic libraries straddle the analog and digital information worlds, librarians are actively contributing to the daunting challenge of developing an information architecture for the digital age. We focus our skills and values on ensuring longterm access to the record of scholarship.
My portfolio includes: Collections Services, Special Collections and Liaison Services. My colleagues and I work collaboratively with other library colleagues and campus partners.
Continuing Education (Selected):
Professional Contributions (Selected)
TedxLibrariansTO. “Librarians as Thought Leaders.” Honoured Guest and Conversation Facilitator. University of Toronto. June 25, 2011.
Researching and Writing for Librarians. Co-Facilitator and Participant. McMaster. May 28-30, 2008.
Battle of the Brands: Reference e-Book Collection Development in a “Britannica vs. Wikipedia” World. Collections 2007, a CLA Preconference. St John’s NL, May 23, 2007.
The Mystery of the Disappearing Reference Collection. With K. Jane Burpee, University of Guelph Library. OLA Superconference. 2006.
St. John's InfoNET / FreeNet (founding member) 1993 – 2000
Thesis supervisor (with Dr. Ellen Balka) of Fiona MacGregor, Master of Women’s Studies Student. Thesis: Agents of Change: Women Creating Web Pages (1997 – 1999).
Project Librarian. Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). MUN/Universitas Indonesia Women’s Studies Project (1992 – 1997).