Anaya Jones

she, her, hers
eLearning Librarian at Southern New Hampshire University
Areas of expertise
asynchronous and scalable information literacy, improving accessibility in library resources, Springshare, HTML, CSS, Academic Libraries
Can help with
job interview questions, questions about academic libraries, eLearning librarianship, alternative course build structures and associated librarian support, chatting information literacy.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
r.jones2@snhu.edu, @librariananaya

Colleen Theisen

(she, her, hers)
Lecturer, School of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa
Areas of expertise
I worked for 10 years as a special collections librarian and curator. Now I welcome the students into the program at Iowa, teaching the intro course, as well as Literacy & Learning (a teaching course) and courses related to academic libraries and special collections.
Occasionally, I teach in the summer for San Jose State's program.
Can help with
special collections
library instruction, especially special collections
management
informational interviews
how to pick a graduate program
Can speak
English, easy Japanese
Can read
English
Contact
colleen-theisen@uiowa.edu; @libcolleen on Twitter

Karina Hagelin

They/them
Outreach and Instruction Librarian (Diversity Fellow) at Cornell University
Areas of expertise
Trauma-informed librarianship; social justice & EDI work; mental health advocacy; disability justice; library instruction; feminist pedagogy; Makerspaces; outreach; reading groups; zines; independent consulting; webinars.


Can help with
Presentation practice; resume, CV, & application review; pep talks; information on academic librarianship & diversity fellowships; what it's like to be a disabled librarian; self care & community care; mental health; chronic illness; getting accommodations as a disabled librarian.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
karina@karinakilljoy.com

Kate Mercer

She/her
Liaison Librarian, University of Waterloo
Areas of expertise
Science, engineering, strategy. I also have a lot of experience with diverse career paths.
Can help with
CV review, interview questions, academic library environments, research, cross disciplinary collabora
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
Kmercer@uwaterloo.ca

Katie Harding

she, her, hers
Learning Support Librarian for Engineering at McMaster University
Areas of expertise
Science and engineering librarianship; teaching & learning; academic librarianship
Can help with
CV and cover letter review, interview prep, academic library questions
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
kharding@mcmaster.ca

Katrina Cohen-Palacios

she/her
Archivist at York University
Areas of expertise
emerging areas of expertise?: spreadsheet software (Excel, Libre Calc, Open Refine); tackling large processing projects including offsite moves and vendor digitization prep; Wikidata, Wikipedia, and Wikicommons
Can help with
graduate studies, academic archives, professional development, professional associations, resumes, interviews, documentation and policies, project management, imposter syndrome, and I’ll do my best to try and answer anything else
Can speak
English, French
Can read
English, French
Contact
kcohenp@yorku.ca / @katrina_cp

Kellie Barbato

she/her
Director, Lineberger Memorial Library at Lenoir-Rhyne University
Areas of expertise
Access services, library management, information literacy, leadership, academic librarianship, theological librarianship
Can help with
CV/resume review, cover letters, advice about anything library-related, pep talks, long-distance moves
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
kellie.barbato@gmail.com / @kelliecbarbato

Lisl Schoner-Saunders

she, her, hers
Academic Librarian, Algoma University
Areas of expertise
mental health, accessibility, collection & electronic resources management, information literacy, reference & research help, open access & open educational resources, knitting, tea
Can help with
CV & Resume review, academic librarianship questions, networking, work/life balance, career goals/paths, pep talks & morale boosts, anything that involves drinking tea
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
lisl.schoner-saunders@algomau.ca / @lisl.bunhead

Michelle Chiles

she, her, hers
Head of Archives and Special Collections, Providence College, Rhode Island
Areas of expertise
archives, special collections libraries, instruction and primary source information literacy, outreach, project management, reference, research, management and supervision, internships, etc.
Can help with
CV review, interview questions, general field questions, management and supervision, professional development and engagement, etc.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
mchiles@providence.edu, @MMichelleChiles