Ali Versluis

she, her, hers
Research and Scholarship / Open Educational Resources Librarian at the University of Guelph
Areas of expertise
open education, open access, scholarly communications, systematic and research synthesis reviews, Engineering and STEM liaison work, college librarianship, conference and event planning (grassroots and association based), union work, hiring committee perspectives, mentorship, advocacy and organizing
Can help with
academic library questions, job applications, CV review, informational interviews, mock interviews and interview prep, presentation preparation, pep talks/general morale boosting
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
versluis@uoguelph.ca , @aliversluis
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Elizabeth Soergel

STEM/Engineering Librarian at the University of Maryland, College Park
Areas of expertise
engineering and computer science reference, research assistance, and collection development; liaising with STEM departments; information literacy instruction for STEM and international student populations; managing student employees and paraprofessional staff; interlibrary loan and resource sharing; circulation and access services
Can help with
cover letter and CV feedback; tips for interviews; developing confidence within STEM librarianship when you have no STEM background; being your cheerleader!
Can speak
English
Contact
esoergel@umd.edu, elizsoergel@gmail.com, @elizsoergel
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Kaelan Caspary

she, her, hers
STEM and Data Librarian at Ontario Tech University
Areas of expertise
Academic librarianship, STEM/Data/Business librarianship, data and research data management, information literacy instruction, scholarly communications, liaison librarianship, collection development
Can help with
Happy to answer questions about academic librarianship (with particular focus on STEM, Data, and Business librarianship), early career librarianship, anything related areas of expertise listed above
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
kaelan.caspary@ontariotechu.ca

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

Margaret Janz

she/hers
Scholarly Communications & Data Curation Librarian
Areas of expertise
data management, open research, open government data, workshop planning, STEM librarianship
Can help with
general questions, professional development, being a team of one, working in a newly created position, CV/cover letter help, presentation rejection/acceptance support, working with anxiety/depression, being a STEM librarian without a STEM degree
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
mjanz@upenn.edu / @MargaretJanz on twitter
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Phoebe Ayers

Librarian for electrical engineering, computer science & research data, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Areas of expertise
engineering, computer science & physical sciences sources & collections; reference, liaisonship and outreach in the sciences and engineering; research data management reference & instruction; conference planning; open science, open access; Wikipedia.
Can help with
eng/cs/phys sci reference question advice; cover letters; Wikipedia questions; introductions at conferences, usually; advice about the University of California and/or MIT; time management sympathy; advice on running groups/conferences; making you sound like a superstar in academic-ese.
Contact
psayers@mit.edu, @phoebe_ayers
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Renaine Julian

he/him/his
Associate Director of STEM Libraries / STEM Data and Research Librarian
Areas of expertise
research data management, instruction, management/leadership
Can help with
review job application materials, networking, professional development, transition into academic life (first generation college graduate)
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
rjulian@fsu.edu @Renaino
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Tisha Mentnech

she, they
Research librarian for life sciences and research metrics
Areas of expertise
liaison work, data management, reproducibility, academic librarianship, research impact and metrics, science librarianship, health science librarianship
Can help with
CV review, job interview question, academic library questions
Can speak
English
Can read
English, Spanish
Contact
tishamentnech@gmail.com, @tishamentnech