Chris Landry

Chris-LandryChris Landry is the Scholarly Communications Librarian/Digital Projects Curator at OCAD University and recipient of OCULA’s 2015 New Librarian Residency Award. He can be reached at clandry [at]

Contributed Articles

Are You Experienced? Job Hunting as a Recent LIS Graduate
July 1, 2016
With the exception of a lucky few, most recent library school grads enter the job hunt only to learn that it’s pretty rough out there. There is no way around the fact that our LIS programs generate more graduates than the job market demands. Much has been written about the consequences of this oversupply of
Strategies for Modelling Scholarly Communications
April 2, 2016
Reflections of an OCULA New Librarian Resident 1.    Engage faculty My role of Scholarly Communications Librarian is the first of its kind at OCAD University, made possible by seed funding provided by the OCULA’s New Librarian Resident initiative. From the outset, I needed to reach out to the community at OCADU, get to know it,
OA policies in Canada: a quick and dirty environmental scan
February 1, 2016
  As I settle into my role as this year’s OCULA New Librarian in Residence, I have made it a priority to expand my knowledge of scholarly communications, including open access (OA) policies. Open access policies in academic institutions come in many different flavours. In “Strategies for Success: Open Access Policies at North American Educational
Open for Collaboration: Open Access Week at OCAD University
November 1, 2015
Introducing open access This September I assumed my role as scholarly communications librarian/digital projects officer at OCAD University—a position made possible by OCULA’s 2015 New Librarian Residency Award. One of my first tasks was to lead planning efforts for Open Access Week along with our Scholarly Communications Advisory Group. Open access is still relatively new