Colleen Burgess

she, her, hers
Teaching and Learning Librarian at Huron University College at Western University
Areas of expertise
information literacy teaching/instruction and assessment, teaching and learning program planning and development, reference services, academic librarianship, research & publishing as an academic librarian, arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Can help with
job applications, resumes, interview prep, career planning
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
caburges@uwo.ca , @CollaLibrarian
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Elena Rodriguez

she, her, hers
Research and Instruction Librarian, College of Charleston (Charleston, SC)
Areas of expertise
Information literacy instruction and assessment, ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, lesson planning, reference services, embedded librarianship, liaison librarianship, academic librarianship, library instruction coordination, First Year Experience, humanities, social sciences, teaching online, and instructional design.
Can help with
CV and resume review, interview prep, academic library questions, instruction and information literacy questions, navigating the workplace, early career advice.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
etrodrig@cofc.edu / @elena_tere / etrodriguez.weebly.com

Graham Lavender

he, him, his
Associate Librarian at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN in Toronto
Areas of expertise
liaison librarianship (especially business and health sciences), supervising student assistants, citation management software
Can help with
CV review, preparing for college and university job interviews, and just about anything else that relates to academic librarianship
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
glavender@gmail.com / @gslavender

Hilary Kraus

she, her, hers
Associate Librarian for Nursing & Health, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Areas of expertise
information literacy instruction, reference, collection development, liaison work, embedded librarianship, student supervision, tutorial creation
Can help with
job search advice, including resume and cover letter review, interview advice and preparation; questions about academic librarianship; questions about health sciences librarianship
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
hkraus@umassd.edu, @craftyhilary

Julie Hannaford

She/her/hers
Deputy Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries
Areas of expertise
Organizational coaching; team coaching; library administration; career discussions; work-integrated learning (WIL); internship program development; human Resources; recruitment; interview preparation; CV reviews
Can help with
I really enjoy chatting with people who are interested in entering academic librarianship or who are new to the profession. I am open to whatever topic people would like to bring. If I don’t know the answer, I will find someone who can!
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
j.hannaford@utoronto.ca

Kathryn Barrett

she/her
Social Sciences Liaison Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough Library
Areas of expertise
academic libraries, library consortia and consortial service delivery, coordination and project management, reference (traditional & virtual), liaison librarianship, training & instruction, mentorship, working with vendors
Can help with
Academic library questions, consortial library questions, CV and cover letter review, job interview questions
Can speak
English (native) & French
Can read
English (native) & French
Contact
kathryn.barrett@utoronto.ca

Katie Harding

she, her, hers
Physical Sciences Librarian / Education and Outreach Librarian, Dartmouth College
Areas of expertise
STEM librarianship, academic librarianship, education and outreach in the sciences
Can help with
cv and cover letter review, interview prep, academic library questions, questions about Canadians working in the US
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
katie.harding@dartmouth.edu

Katie Wilson

she/her
Biosciences Liaison Librarian and Scientific Data Curator at University of Minnesota, former Data Indexer at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Areas of expertise
Research data management, scientific data curation (genomics, experimental, etc.), metadata capture and creation.
Can help with
Can take general questions on data management and data curation. Happy to talk about working in academia, early career researcher life, and liaising with subjects outside of your expertise (I am a humanities person currently working with STEM disciplines).
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
katiethewilson@gmail.com, @katiethewilson

Kristin Hoffmann

she, her, hers
Research & Instructional Services Librarian at University of Western Ontario
Areas of expertise
academic librarianship generally, science & engineering, social sciences, humanities, scholarly communications, collection management, doing research & publishing as an academic librarian, faculty associations & collective agreements
Can help with
job applications, resumes, research
Can speak
English, some French
Can read
English, French
Contact
khoffma8@uwo.ca , @KMHlibrarian
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Lindsay McNiff

she, her, hers
Learning & Instruction Librarian at Dalhousie University
Areas of expertise
academic librarianship; higher education; information literacy; library instruction; teaching and learning
Can help with
academic libraries; career advice; information literacy questions; early career advice; liaison librarianship
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
lindsay.mcniff@dal.ca