Jenny Hirst is the new Collections Maintenance Supervisor and Analyst located at the Davis Centre Library. In this role, she will be responsible for analyzing and writing reports to meet the maintenance needs of the libraries. This also involves ensuring the collections are in order and students have access to everything they need. Jenny also takes an active role within the staff as she is in charge of hiring, training, and supervising the casual staff at the Davis Centre Library.
Associate University Librarians Annie Bélanger and Pascal Calarco are part of ARL's 2013-2015 LFP Program, an 18-month executive leadership fellowship designed and sponsored by ARL member libraries that helps develop future senior-level leaders in large research libraries. The University of Waterloo is a co-sponsoring library with the University of Guelph Library.
Dr. Jay Dolmage is Associate Professor of English and the founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies. In this interview, Dolmage shares his experience as editor, how the Library supports his efforts, and why open access is essential.
Marian Davies has been with the Library for 30 years; she has worked in various roles from co-ordinator to associate, and she now holds the position of Liaison Librarian for Environment, Geography, and Planning.
The Library has further enhanced its collaboration with TUG partners, the University of Guelph Library and the WilfridLaurier University Library, to implement a large-scale review of the TUG libraries’ print book collections with a focus on identifying and possibly removing duplicate copies of older, low-use books from the libraries’ collections.