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People on the Move

Susan Morley will be retiring October 30th after 37 years with CSA Group (aka Canadian Standards Association). Latterly she held the position Manager, Information & Knowledge Management for over 15 years, the last 6 years in a solo librarian capacity.

Over the years her scope of work included establishing CSA Group’s first corporate website, a company-wide Community of Interest (pre-wiki) and more recently extending the online library catalogue with a federated search service to a world-wide user audience. Through her career Susan has served on a variety of professional association boards including the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Engineering Division, and Ontario Association of Library Technicians / Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario (OALT/ABO).

Susan is a recipient of several professional awards, the most recent being SLA Engineering Division’s 2013 Engineering Librarian of the Year.

Alice Desrocher joined the CSA Group in the role of Information Management & Corporate Archivist on August 31, 2015.  She was previously an Information Specialist with ArcelorMittal Dofasco in Hamilton for 5 years.  Alice can be reached at alice.desrocher@csagroup.org

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch.

Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with the co-editor, Catherine MacGregor.

Posted in V52-N4--Summer 2015Comments (0)

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Kimberly Silk joined the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) as Special Projects Officer – Integrated Digital Scholarship Ecosystem (IDSE) on April 7, 2015. Prior to CRKN Kim was at the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI), Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, where she worked as a Data Librarian.

Catherine MacGregor has recently joined Stikeman Elliott LLP as Resources & Reference Librarian. She was previously a contract Librarian at Fasken Martineau. Catherine can be reached at cmacgregor@stikeman.com.

 

Posted in V52-N3-Spring 2015Comments (0)

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 At the beginning of this year, Melissa Troemel started as the Manager of the Business Information Centre at Manulife Financial.  She leads a team of information professionals providing current awareness and research services across the firm.  Her group focuses on competitive intelligence and foreign regulatory environments.  Having never worked for a firm with offices around the world, Melissa is learning a lot about a very diverse client base.  The change from a legal library back to a business research environment has been a welcome one.

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch.

Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with the co-editor, Catherine MacGregor.

Posted in V52-N2-Winter 2015Comments (0)

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National Tax Research Services at PwC recently welcomed Katie Thomas who will be providing in-depth legal and tax research to the tax practitioners and the law firm Wilson & Partners LLP. She joins the team with previous roles conducting legal research in law firm and corporate law departments. She can be reached at katie.thomas@ca.pwc.com.

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch. Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with column editor, Kathryn Ziedenberg.

—Kathryn Ziedenberg
People on the Move Column Editor

Posted in The Courier, V51-N4-Summer 2014, Volume 51Comments (0)

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Helen Kula joined the University of Toronto Mississauga Library as the Librarian, Institute for Management and Innovation in December 2013 after seven years as a University of Toronto librarian cross-appointed to MaRS Discovery District. Helen can be reached at Helen (dot) kula (at) utoronto (dot) ca.

After several years with Rotman Information Solutions, Business Information Centre at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Heather Wilson began at the Institute of Corporate Directors as their Director, Research Services commencing this February.

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch. Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with column editor Kim Stymest.

Posted in The Courier, V51-N2-Winter 2014, Volume 51Comments (0)

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Daniel Lee has recently joined PwC Canada as the Senior Manager, Knowledge Operations.

Erin McDonald has moved to the Prevention Office, Stakeholder and Partner Relations Branch of the Ministry of Labour, in the knowledge management unit. Until recently, Erin was a Knowledge Manager with PwC. She can be reached at mcdonald.e (at) gmail (dot) com.

Barbara Fingerote retired from the Law Library at McCarthy Tétrault LLP on November 15, 2013. Barbara had these parting words for the column:

I have been a member of SLA and the Toronto Chapter since 1970 (student membership was $2.00 I believe and the Canadian dollar was worth more than the U.S. one). In that time I have been privileged to have served the Chapter as its Secretary as well as on various committees throughout the years.

It has been a pleasure and an honour to learned from so many amazing librarians over the years and to have mentored a few as well.

As I reflect upon the past forty plus years, I am rather amazed that many of the same issues we discussed in 1973 are still relevant in 2013, particularly the place of the librarian in an organization and in society. Librarians still seem to be trying to find the ‘holy grail’ which makes our relevance and abilities obvious and clear.

Among the many thoughts whirling around in my head:

• What do we see ourselves doing in the next decades?
• How do we educate future librarians?
• What curriculum changes can we propose to ensure viable work opportunities for our future colleagues, as well as ourselves?
• Just what is the librarian of the twenty-first century?
• What should remain the same and what should change?

You have amazing opportunities ahead of you as we fly through the second decade of this century. I am excited for all librarians and will miss the daily thrill and fulfillment of working to make a difference within one’s organization and one’s profession. Once a librarian, always a librarian. I hope you enjoy your career as much as I have.

All the best, B

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch. Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with column editor Kim Stymest.

Posted in The Courier, V51-N1-Fall 2013, Volume 51Comments (0)

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Victoria Elizabeth Baranow started her new position as Reference Librarian on June 24th at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP in their Toronto office. She was previously a temporary Reference Librarian at WeirFoulds LLP. She can be reached at either victoria (dot) baranow (at) nortonrosefulbright (dot) com or victoria (dot) baranow (at) gmail (dot) com.

Posted in The Courier, V50-N4-Summer 2013Comments (0)

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Kate Johnson began at the University of Toronto Scarborough Library (UTSC) on March 1, 2013 as Liaison Librarian for Anthropology, Health Studies, and Psychology & Neuroscience. She can be reached at  kjohnson (at) utsc (dot) utoronto (dot) ca .

Lindsay Timmins is now Director of Book Bank Operations at The Children’s Book Bank. Previously she was Outreach and Communication Coordinator. You can reach Lindsay at timmins (dot) lindsay (at) gmail (dot) com or lindsay (dot) timmins (at) childrensbookbank (dot) com.

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch. Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with column editor Kim Stymest.

Posted in The Courier, V50-N3-Spring 2013Comments (0)

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Greg Barber is now a Prospect Management and Research Officer at Sunnybrook Foundation, and can be reached at gbarber000 (at) sympatico (dot) ca.

Michael Meth is the new Director of the OISE Library at the University of Toronto. Until recently, Michael was the Director of the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre, where he played a key role in the Centre’s development. It is now a flourishing and integral part of academic life at U of T Mississauga. He can still be reached at michael (dot) meth (at) utoronto (dot) ca.

Stacey Redick has moved to the Washington, D.C. area, where she continues to search for cultural heritage opportunities. Looking to expand her network in her new area, Stacey would like to keep in touch, and can be reached at stacey (dot) redick (at) gmail (dot) com.

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch. Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with column editor Kim Stymest.

Posted in The Courier, V50-N2-Winter 2013, Volume 50Comments (0)

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The Martin Prosperity Institute, a leading think tank, which studies the role of place in global economic prosperity, has moved to its new home at the Rotman School of Management. Previously located in the MaRS Discovery District at College & University, their new offices are on the 9th floor of Rotman’s new South building at 105 St. George Street. MPI’s Data Librarian and SLA Toronto’s own President-Elect, Kim Silk, hopes that her SLA Toronto colleagues will stop by for a visit!

People on the Move is a regular column highlighting the achievements of our members and helping us all keep in touch. Please share your career changes, retirements, life changes, or volunteer work with column editor Kim Stymest.

Posted in The Courier, V50-N1-Fall 2012, Volume 50Comments (0)

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