Carey Toane

carey-toaneCarey Toane, MA, MLIS, joined the University of Toronto as Entrepreneurship Librarian at the Gerstein Science Information Centre in 2015, where she supports nine campus-linked accelerators and numerous entrepreneurship courses and programs. Her market research expertise is based on her experience as a business librarian at University of Western Ontario and York University, as well as over a decade as a marketing journalist and editor, copywriter, and content marketer at digital agencies and startups in Canada and the Nordic region. Email her at carey.toane[at]utoronto.ca

Contributed Articles

Startups in the library: supporting campus entrepreneurs
December 1, 2016
While academic librarians have supported campus startups and entrepreneurs since before the dotcom boom, the title Entrepreneurship Librarian is a relatively new one. When I started in that role at University of Toronto Library’s (UTL) St. George Campus, I was given a lot of freedom to define the role as I saw fit. I started
Interview: Librarian By Day Bobbi Newman
December 1, 2013
Bobbi Newman is the OCULA Spotlight speaker at OLA Super Conference 2014. She is the author of the award-winning blog Librarian by Day and in 2011 was named a Mover and Shaker by Library Journal. She is currently an ALA Councilor-at-Large and a serves on the advisory board for the Pew Internet & American Life research on Libraries in
Alison Head: Investigating Information Literacy (Part Two)
September 1, 2013
Alison J. Head, Ph.D., is the executive director of Project Information Literacy (PIL), a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Harvard Library’s Innovation Lab. Her research interests include information-seeking behaviors of early adults, information literacy and lifelong learning, Web adoption and diffusion, and usage of social media for collaborative
Western builds TIES between education and technology
May 1, 2013
  Cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch inspired an audience of over 360 participants at the first annual Technology in Education Symposium, or TIES@Western for short, on March 8. Nicknamed “The Explainer” by Wired magazine, the associate professor at Kansas State University studies the effects of social media and digital technology on global society. His talk, titled
Alison Head: Investigating Information Literacy (Part One)
May 1, 2013
Alison J. Head, Ph.D. is the executive director of Project Information Literacy (PIL), a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Harvard Library’s Innovation Lab. Her research interests include information-seeking behaviors of early adults, information literacy and lifelong learning, Web adoption and diffusion, and usage of social media for collaborative