Annesha Hutchinson

Annesha HutchinsonAnnesha Hutchinson is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Ontario Library Association. After completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Sociology, she finished a graduate program in Corporate Communications and a certificate in graphic design. She currently tweets for @ONLibraryAssoc.

Contributed Articles

Wendy Newman, OSLA Spotlight, Super Conference 2016
December 1, 2015
Wendy Newman is an advocate for the transformative power of librarians and libraries in the communities they serve. She retired recently as Senior Fellow, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, after a long career in library administration. She has an extensive background in public, academic, and special librarianship as well as public policy advocacy on
Darrell Dennis, Aboriginal Spotlight, Super Conference 2016
December 1, 2015
Darrell Dennis is a writer, actor and comedian. His one man show Tales of an Urban Indian was nominated for two Dora Awards and had multiple tours across North America. His feature film adaptation of Tales was one of 13 international screenplays accepted to the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. He is also known for his roles
Caroline Haythornthwaite, OCULA Spotlight, Super Conference 2016
November 1, 2015
Caroline Haythornthwaite is Professor, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The iSchool at The University of British Columbia where she served as Director from 2010 to 2015. She has an international reputation in research on e-learning, virtual community, and distributed knowledge from a social network analysis perspective, and the impact of computer media and
Susan Cleyle, Careers Spotlight, Super Conference 2016
October 31, 2015
Susan Cleyle is the Director of DELTS (Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support) at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Prior to this she served as the associate university librarian at Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library from 2003-12. She is currently the chair of The Partnership, the network of provincial, regional and territorial library associations of Canada.
Jason Griffey, OPLA Spotlight, Super Conference 2016
October 15, 2015
Jason Griffey is the founder and principal at Evenly Distributed, a technology consulting and creation firm for libraries, museums, education, and other non-profits. Jason is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and was formerly an Associate Professor and Head of Library Information Technology at the University of Tennessee at
Avery Swartz, OLITA Spotlight, Super Conference 2016
October 1, 2015
Avery Swartz is a Toronto-based award-winning web designer, consultant, speaker, and tech skills instructor. She is the founder and CEO of Camp Tech, the national tech workshop company for non-technical people. Avery has designed and developed hundreds of websites, and taught thousands of people how to get the web working for them. When she’s not
House of Books No More
September 1, 2015
If you open a browser on your phone, tablet or computer and search for the definition of a library, you might find the following: “A library is a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, as a room, set of rooms, or building where books