News archive - January 2024

Friday, January 19, 2024

5 Questions: Farzaneh Keramati

Once a month the Student Engagement and Communications Assistant co-op student interviews Library staff to provide patrons with a peek behind the bookstacks at all the work that happens to provide a variety of services and resources that support the learning, research and innovation that happens at Waterloo.   

This month, co-op student Emily Fitzgerald interviewed Farzaneh Keramati, Liaison Librarian for Religious Studies.   

Q1: How does your position benefit the Library community? 

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Librarian and Information Specialist: Supporting knowledge synthesis research projects across campus

Much of the support librarians provide in an academic and research environment is through consultations, instructional workshops and providing online learning tools. They educate and guide scholars and researchers to build the systematic searching skills required to undertake their own projects. 

As time allows, however, they can also take a more active role in research as a collaborator on a research team, often fulfilling the role of Information Specialist.  

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