- Web 2.You 2011 was held on February 11. The event was organized by two MLIS students at McGill University‘s School of Information Studies:
- Adrienne Smith
- Bruno Therrien
Posts in category Updates 2011
Jason Puckett is a Librarian for Communication and Educational Technologies at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He received his MLIS from Florida State University‘s School of Library & Information Studies in 2008 and has worked in libraries since 1993. Jason was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2010. He is the author of the forthcomingbook “Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators” (ACRL Publications, spring 2011). He speaks and writes about library technology topics including podcasting, digital rights management, and open-source research tools. He’s co-host and co-producer of the monthly Adventures in Library Instruction podcast.
Check out the slides of his “The Future is Open” presentation.
Joanne Mayhew is an Information Management Strategist at Industry Canada. She is a graduate from l’École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information at l’Université de Montréal. Since 2008, her work has focused on the introduction of wiki technology in government. Her interests include the management of electronic documents, the development of information skills and the use of web 2.0 in the workplace.
Rajiv Johal is the Finance and Economics Librarian at Concordia University. He is also teaches a Business Information course at the School of Information Studies at McGill University. Prior to joining Concordia Libraries, he worked as a business liaison librarian at the Howard Ross Library (called McGill’s Humanities and Social Sciences Library as of 2015) at McGill University. His research interests lie in the area of financial literacy and in using social media as a research tool.
Check out the slides of Rajiv Johal’s and Michelle Lake’s “Research Using LinkedIn” presentation.
Michelle Lake has been a Reference & Instruction Librarian at Concordia University since August 2009. She teaches information literacy for Concordia‘s SEL Research Skills credit course, in addition to her position as subject librarian for History. Michelle has also worked at Carleton University Library, as the librarian for English Literature, Art History and Philosophy and in the McMaster University Libraries‘ reference department. Michelle is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario‘s Faculty of Information & Media Studies, where she obtained her MLIS in 2007, and of the University of Guelph, with a BA in English Literature and History. She is an avid social media user and cupcake enthusiast.
A frequent and popular speaker and workshop leader, Ulla de Stricker is well known in the Canadian library community for her support to colleagues. Over more than three decades in the profession, she has demonstrated “over and above” engagement and continues to encourage other professionals. Her new book (with Jill Hurst-Wahl), The Information and Knowledge Professional’s Career Handbook (Chandos Publishing, 2010), pulls together the key elements of the mentoring and guidance from which many have benefited. Ulla is a knowledge management consultant whose practice focuses on assisting clients in dealing with challenges in information services, corporate memory, and similar areas. Visit her website to learn more.
Robin Canuel is the Liaison Librarian for Psychology, French Literature, and the Translation Studies and French Language Continuing Education Programs at McGill University‘s Humanities and Social Sciences Library. Previously, he worked as a Research Librarian at the Center for Nursing Research at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. He received his MLIS from McGill University in 2002. His research interests include information literacy, e-librarianship, and mobile librarianship.
Dr. Carolyn Hank is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Studies (SIS) at McGill University. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Her dissertation research looked at scholars who blog, and how blog characteristics and blogger behaviors, preferences, and perceptions impact digital preservation. She is a 2010 recipient of the Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from Beta Phi Mu. She currently teaches Research Methods and Preservation Management at SIS, and is a consultant on a recently funded European initiative on blog preservation.