Amy Buckland & Janis Dawson: A Second Life for Librarians

Amy Buckland and Janis Dawson were two Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies. They received their MLIS in 2008. Both Amy Buckland and Janis Dawson are the original creators of the conference! Amy Buckland is the “eScholarship, ePublishing & digitization coordinator at McGill University Library” as she describes herself on her … Read More

Jessamyn West: Web 2.0, Library 2.0, Librarian 2.0

Jessamyn West is currently a community technology instructor at Randolph Technical Career Center, a freelance writer, and a web designer living in Vermont solving technology challenges for schools and libraries. She has been speaking on libraries, technology, and politics since 2003. Her interests lie in how Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 reflect many things libraries are already doing, the digital … Read More

John Dupuis: Blogging for Professional Development

McGill GSLIS alumni, John Dupuis, is the Head of the Steacie Science & Engineering Library at York University in Toronto. His blog, Confessions of a Science Librarian, is a great read for anyone interested in the blogosphere and Web 2.0 in general. He also writes about many other great resources, news about technologies and, yes, books too! Check out John … Read More