Charlene Sorensen joined the University Library in 2006 and has undertaken a variety of roles, including Serials Coordinator, Head of Description and Discovery, Associate Dean, and one year as Interim Dean. As Associate Dean she oversees Collection Services, University Archives & Special Collections, and Library Systems & Information Technology. Her previous library experience includes work with Health Canada and the NRC-Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (now the National Science Library).
Charlene is a Distinguished Graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (B.A. Honours) and received her Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario. Within the discipline of academic librarianship, her research interests include change management, leadership development, and sound serials management practices.