University Library Employees

This is a non-comprehensive list of faculty and public service staff in the University Library. To search all library employees, use the usask.ca site search.

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Chris Adams BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Anthropology, Archaeology, Philosophy, Sociology, Women's & Gender Studies, and selection for Political Studies.


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Robert Alary Library Assistant, Murray Library

Support for Data, GIS, and Government Information.


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Dale Amerud B. Comm., MBA, CPA, CMA Director, Finance & Operations


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Cheryl Avery Archivist, University Archives and Special Collections

On leave


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David Bindle B.Mus-Ed., MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Liaison librarian for Special Collections. Contact for music collection.


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Catherine Boden MLIS, PhD Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Liaison to Clinical Medicine, School of Rehabilitation Science, Biomedical Sciences.


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Marwin Britto MLIS, M.Ed., MBA, Ph.D. Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Economics, the Edwards School of Business, and the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.


Picture of  Donna Canevari de Paredes

Donna Canevari de Paredes Faculty Rank: Librarian

Head, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Languages, Literatures & Cultural Studies, Art & Art History, and Linguistics & Religious Studies.


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Gwen Chan Supervisor, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library & Veterinary Medicine Library

Library operations including room bookings, user registration, fine inquiries, staff supervision, reference assistance, circulation. (Mon - Wed, Fri in Health Sciences Library; Thurs in Veterinary Medicine Library)


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Adele Charpentier BEd Supervisor, Education & Music Library

Branch supervisor, course pages, room bookings, and undergraduate instruction.


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Candice Dahl BA, MA, MISt Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Student Learning Services.

Liaison librarian for English, Drama, and MFA writing.


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Justina Datta Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Serials, Learning Commons, web page maintenance, reference assistance, circulation.


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DeDe Dawson BSc, MSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Science & Scholarly Communication Librarian. Liaison librarian for biology, chemistry and geological sciences.


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Carolyn Doi Librarian, Education & Music Library

On Sabbatical until July 1st, 2019.


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Vicky Duncan Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Liaison to dentistry, pharmacy & nutrition, community health & epidemiology, and public health.


Picture of  Joel Fonstad

Joel Fonstad Coordinator Academic Transition and First-Year Enrichment

Primary contact for AgBio, Kinesiology, and Engineering Learning Communities; and Engineering Peer Learning Coaches.


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Elana Geller Peer Assisted Learning Coordinator, Student Learning Services

PAL Program, Academic Integrity


Picture of  Angie Gerrard

Angie Gerrard BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Librarian and information literacy coordinator, Student Learning Services.

Liaison librarian for Psychology and Political Studies


Picture of  Craig Harkema

Craig Harkema Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Library Systems & Information Technology


Picture of  Laura Harris

Laura Harris Dip LIT Library Assistant, Law Library

Reference assistance, reserve, processing of new materials, and circulation in the Law Library


Picture of  Erin Holcomb

Erin Holcomb Assistant, Student Learning Services

Clerical Support, Programs and Services Promotion


Picture of  Tim Hutchinson

Tim Hutchinson B Arts Sc, BSc (Hon), MSc, MS in Information Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Head, University Archives and Special Collections


Picture of  Alison Jantz

Alison Jantz BA, MDiv., MLIS Branch Operations Manager

Branch Operations Manager of the Education & Music Library, Engineering Library, Law Library, Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library, Science Library and Veterinary Medicine Library.


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Megan Johnson Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Interlibrary Loans, reference assistance, circulation.


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Steven Kabernack Library Assistant, Science Library

Reference assistance, serials, and circulation in the Science Library


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Megan Kennedy Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Liaison to kinesiology and nursing.


Picture of  Maha Kumaran

Maha Kumaran MA, MLIS Associate Librarian, Education & Music Library

Graduate level instruction, citation software assistance, and education purchase recommendations.


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Jane Lamothe BSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, Collection Services (Cataloguing & Assessment)


Picture of  Tina Leckie

Tina Leckie BA, BA Library Assistant, Education & Music Library

Undergraduate instruction; circulation and reference.


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Deborah Lee BA (with Distinction), MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Indigenous Studies & Community Initiatives librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Indigenous Studies and the University of the Arctic.


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Shannon Lucky BA, BFA, MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

IT Librarian, Library Systems & Information Technology


Liv Marken Writing Help Coordinator

Staff Advisor, University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal


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Beth Matheson Library Assistant, Science Library

Reference assistance, reserves, circulation, book repair and processing in the Science Library.


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Shelagh McDonald SHIRP Assistant

SHIRP website maintenance and e-resources troubleshooting.


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Heather McWhinney Hon. BA, MLS, CERTESL Graduate-Writing Help Specialist

I give a series of workshops on graduate-level writing tasks and see students about their own writing.


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Jo Ann Murphy BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Head, Student Learning Services; Head, Science & Engineering Libraries


Picture of  Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy Head, Health Sciences Libraries

Management, policies, planning, SHIRP administration, liaison librarian for veterinary medicine, toxicology, and OneHealth.


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Megan Reist BSc, BEd Library Assistant, Law Library

Reference assistance, loose leaf filing, processing of new materials, and circulation in the Law Library


Picture of  Sarah  Rutley

Sarah Rutley BA, MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Data, GIS & Government Publications librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Geography & Planning.


Picture of  Rachel Sarjeant-Jenkins

Rachel Sarjeant-Jenkins BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Associate Dean, University Library


Picture of  David Smith

David Smith MAS, PhD Faculty Rank: Librarian

Humanities librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for History and Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies.


Picture of  Charlene Sorensen

Charlene Sorensen BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Associate Dean, University Library


Picture of  Justine Sturgeon

Justine Sturgeon Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Collections, reserves, reference assistance, circulation.


Picture of  Karim Tharani

Karim Tharani BSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Head, Library Systems & Information Technology


Picture of  Donna van de Velde

Donna van de Velde Office Coordinator, Student Learning Services

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) program support


Picture of  Erin Watson

Erin Watson Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

On sabbatical July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.


Coleen Webb Library Assistant, Veterinary Medicine Library

Reference assistance, reserves, circulation.


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Lexi Whitter Library Assistant, Engineering Library

Reference assistance, serials and circulation in the Engineering Library


Picture of  Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Liaison librarian for the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, the School of Environment and Sustainability, and the College of Engineering. Director for the Centre for Evidence Based Library & Information Practice


Laurie Wing Supervisor, University Archives & Special Collections


Picture of  Greg Wurzer

Greg Wurzer BA, MLS Law Librarian and Head of the Law Library

Liaison librarian for the College of Law.


Picture of  Li Zhang

Li Zhang BSc, BEng, MLIS Faculty Rank:Librarian

Liaison librarian for computer science, mathematics and statistics, physics and engineering physics, and the College of Engineering.