Olivier Jarda Talks About the Environmental Law and What We Can Do to Democratize Information

Olivier Jarda is a third-year BCL/LLB student at McGill University’s Faculty of Law and an activist passionate about the environment. Olivier shared his experience in Environmental Law with Alex, Kristen (our new team member), and Anastasia over a brunch last November. The refreshing conversation inspired all of us to re-evaluate our relationship with our habitat and encouraged us to successfully … Read More

Michael Groenendyk to speak at Web 2.U 2014

Exciting news – Michael Groenendyk will be one of Web 2.U’s featured speakers! The newly hired business librarian for the Concordia University Libraries, Michael has a background in both business intelligence and computer science. From 2011-2013 he led a project, in part funded by a Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ grant, to implement a 3D printing service at the Dalhousie … Read More

Steve Coffman: What Comes After 2?

“We’ll take a look at some of the difficulties we’ve had in implementing Web 2.0 initiatives in libraries and try to figure out what caused them. Then we’ll look at some more successful applications of web technologies in other industries and ask what lessons they might have for libraries” (Steve Coffman). Steve Coffman is the Vice President in charge of … Read More

Lora Baiocco: Starting @ 2.0

Lora Baiocco is the Online Services and Archives librarian at the Westmount Public Library where she manages and develops a fully bilingual library website, implements/evaluates social media initiatives and tries to bridge the boundaries between traditional archives and the digital world. She has a passion for bringing people and ideas together through her work on library conference committees. She speaks … Read More

Robin Canuel & Maria Savova: Mobile Technology

Robin Canuel and Maria Savova are McGill University librarians. Their presentation “Mobile Technology: Accessing Library Collections and Services From the Palm of Your Hand” explores the use of mobile technology, such as smart phones, e-Readers, tablets etc.

Web 2.You 2011: Jason Puckett

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 … Read More

Web 2.You 2011: Rajiv Johal

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 … Read More

Web 2.You 2011: Michelle Lake

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‘ … Read More

Web 2.You 2011: Robin Canuel

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 … Read More