Librarians and Archivists

This is a list of current faculty in the University Library. View a list of University Library faculty emeriti.

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Cheryl Avery Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Archivist, University Archives and Special Collections


Picture of David Bindle

David Bindle BMusEd, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Rare book and special collections librarian

Liaison for women and gender studies


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Catherine Boden MLIS, PhD Faculty Rank: Librarian

Assistant Dean, Research Support Services Division

Liaison librarian for the School of Rehabilitation Science

Pronouns: she/her


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Susan Bolton BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Acquisitions Librarian, Collection Services

Pronouns: she/her


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Candice Dahl BA, MA, MISt Faculty Rank: Librarian

Liaison librarian for drama and English

Pronouns: She/Her


Picture of  DeDe Dawson

DeDe Dawson BSc, MSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Science and scholarly communication librarian

On sabbatical leave Jan 1 - Jun 30, 2024

Pronouns: she/her


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Carolyn Doi AVCM, BMUS, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Liaison librarian for music, music education, and sociology.

Pronouns: she/her


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Vicky Duncan BA, MLS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Provides research consultations for dental assisting, dentistry, public health, and community health and epidemiology. Please use the ‘Book an Appointment’ link below.


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Kathy Gaynor BEd, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Liaison librarian for art and art history; geography and planning; library and information studies; languages, literatures and cultural studies; linguistics; philosophy; religion and culture.

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Picture of  Angie Gerrard

Angie Gerrard BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Liaison librarian for psychology and political studies

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  Craig Harkema

Craig Harkema MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Digital Initiatives Librarian

On sabbatical leave Jan 1 to Jun 30, 2024

Pronouns: he/him


Picture of Tim Hutchinson

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

Assistant Dean, University Archives and Special Collections


Picture of  Maha Kumaran

Maha Kumaran MA, MLIS, PhD Faculty Rank: Librarian

Acting Assistant Dean, Collections and Discovery; Liaison librarian for the College of Education


Picture of  Jane Lamothe

Jane Lamothe BSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Collections Librarian

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of Erin Langman

Erin Langman BA, MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Health Sciences Librarian, Nursing and Biomedical Sciences

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  Sheila Laroque

Sheila Laroque BA, MI, PMP Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Liaison librarian for Indigenous studies and government information

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  Ann Liang

Ann Liang BSc, BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Liaison librarian for the Edwards School of Business, economics, archaeology and anthropology

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  Shannon Lucky

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

Information Technology and Discovery Librarian

Pronouns: she/they


Picture of  Jaclyn McLean

Jaclyn McLean BA (Hons), MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Electronic Resources Librarian

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of Jo Ann Murphy

Jo Ann Murphy BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Assistant Dean, Learning and Curriculum Support

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of Helen Power

Helen Power BSc, MES, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Liaison librarian for the College of Engineering

Liaison librarian for geology (Jan - Jun 2024)

Pronouns: she/her


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Kevin Read MLIS, MAS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Research Data Management

Pronouns: he/him


Picture of Sarah  Rutley

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

Data, GIS and maps librarian


Picture of  Rachel Sarjeant-Jenkins

Rachel Sarjeant-Jenkins MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Associate Dean, Academic Engagement

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  David Smith

David Smith MAS, PhD Faculty Rank: Librarian

Liaison librarian for History and Classical, Medieval and Renaissance studies


Picture of  Charlene Sorensen

Charlene Sorensen MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Interim Dean, University Library

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  Karim Tharani

Karim Tharani MLIS, PhD Faculty Rank: Librarian

Associate Dean, Research and Collections


Picture of  Heather Tornblom

Heather Tornblom BA (Hons.), MLIS Assistant Librarian

Health Sciences Librarian for kinesiology, pharmacy and nutrition

Pronouns: she/they


Picture of  Erin Watson

Erin Watson BA, BSc (Cert), MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Liaison librarian for clinical medicine and biomedical sciences


Picture of Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Liaison librarian for the College of Agriculture and Bioresources and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.

Liaison librarian for biology (Jan - Jun 2024)

Pronouns: she/her


Picture of  Greg Wurzer

Greg Wurzer BA, MLS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Liaison librarian for the College of Law and the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy


Picture of  Li Zhang

Li Zhang MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Liaison librarian for computer science, mathematics and statistics, physics, the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), and toxicology.

Liaison librarian for chemistry (Jan - Jun 2024)