Beth Sandore Namachchivaya is University Librarian at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  As a member of the University’s senior leadership team, she provides overall leadership for 130 staff in several library facilities for the delivery of library information services that support over 35,000 students, faculty, and staff at Canada's most innovative university.  Prior to her appointment at Waterloo, she was Associate Dean, Associate University Librarian for Research, and Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.