Networking Event Participant Profiles | Profils des participants au événement de réseautage

More profiles to come. Click here for event details. | D’autres profils à venir. Cliquez ici pour les détails de l’événement.

Melissa Cheung profile pic 2011

Melissa Cheung is the Science and Engineering Research Liaison Librarian at the University of Ottawa.  She received her MIS from the School of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa in 2011. She has also worked at Industry Canada’s Library and Knowledge Centre as an Information Specialist and at the Ottawa Public Library as a page. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science from Carleton University and worked for two years as a research laboratory technician at the Ontario Cancer Institute.


Melissa Cheung est la bibliothécaire de liaison en recherche en science et génie à l’Université d’Ottawa. Elle a obtenu une maîtrise en sciences de l’information de l’Université d’Ottawa en 2011. Elle a aussi travaillé à la Bibliothèque et Centre de savoir à l’Industrie Canada comme une spécialiste de l’information et à la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa comme une commis de bibliothèque. Melissa détient un baccalauréat en sciences de l’université Carleton et elle a travaillé pendant deux ans comme technicienne en laboratoire de recherche à l’Ontario Cancer Institute.


Paula Copeland

Paula Copeland is a library technician on the Information Desk at the Carlingwood Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. She handles reference, reader’s advisory and technical questions from the public.



Ross Gordon is the Director of Library/ECollab and Records Management Services at Environment Canada. His team is integrating Libraries and other IM services, reducing physical space while increasing virtual services. Ross likes to hire Library grads because they need less training in IM than others.


Beth Goslett

Beth Goslett is the Supervising Librarian of the Rideau Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. She serves customers of all ages on the reference desk, delivers programming, trains staff, organizes schedules, and sits on a system-wide Aboriginal Services Committee. Beth is also part of Librarians without Borders and went to Guatemala this year on the volunteer service trip.


Tony Horava

Tony Horava is the Associate University Librarian for Collections at the University of Ottawa. He coordinates collection development across the libraries. He’s worked in Reference, Distance education, Collection Development, Document Delivery, and Electronic Resources coordination.  He is actively involved in licensing and collections activities in consortia such as OCUL and CRKN. He has taught a course in Collection Management at the School of Information Studies. He has seen enormous change during his career, in how libraries deliver services and content to users, and how technology and user expectations have changed libraries. He is intrigued by the many possibilities for delivering collections and making them relevant to users in a whole new environment. The future of libraries is a critical question for the next generation.


Ciara OShea

Ciara O’Shea (@CiaraReadsALot) is the Assistant Director at the Township of Russell Public Library. She graduated from McGill in May 2012 and started as an intern at the Township of Russell Public Library in September. Since then she has surveyed the community and been part of the strategic planning process, while also working on social media and programming. Currently she is working on implementing parts of the strategic plan.


Lee Randall

Lee Randall is the School Board Librarian for the Western Quebec School Board in Gatineau. Her role is to support all 25 schools in the school board in the following areas: cataloguing/technical support and training, library policies/procedures and guidelines, weeding, collection development and automation, reader’s advisory and recommended reading lists. She also teaches information literacy: research skills/use of online resources, website evaluation, citation formats, copyright and plagiarism.


Elizabeth Reicker

Elizabeth Reicker is a retired librarian. She has over 40 years of experience in academic, public and special libraries:

  • Reference librarian: uOttawa, Parliament, government departments
  • Subject librarian for many many subjects: uOttawa
  • Management of libraries: uOttawa, government departments

and she looks forward to sharing her experience with students.


Josée Tardif

Josée Tardif (@joseetardif) est bibliothécaire à la Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa. Elle fait la sélection des documents en français pour les adultes.


Danielle Thibault est responsable du développement de la collection et du traitement documentaire à la Bibliothèque municipale de Gatineau depuis septembre 2011. Elle a surtout fait carrière comme professeur au Cégep de l’Outaouais dans le programme Techniques de la documentation.


Peter Zakrzewski

Peter Zakrzewski is a Senior Information Management Specialist at the Bank of Canada. Serving clients and internal partners, Peter provides project support, analytical expertise, and best practice advice to facilitate knowledge exchange, collaboration, and the development of information management standards and business solutions.


More profiles to come. Click here for event details. | D’autres profils à venir. Cliquez ici pour les détails de l’événement.


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