Dana Craig is the Environmental Studies Liaison Librarian at York University, Toronto, Canada. Her work has revolved around teaching and advocacy in academia and her goal is to effectively integrate librarianship into higher education. She has initiated and participated in projects such as Research Fairs and Pathway to Success for students. Through her work with the Faculty of Environmental Studies, she initiated the opening and successful operation of a learning and educational centre in a remote area of Costa Rica. This has enabled academic research to be transferred to relevant communities while supporting educational initiatives in a global environment. This work, so far, culminated in receiving an award for Special Achievement from the Ontario College and University Library Association and recognition from local communities. Dana Craig is a passionate and engaging librarian who continues to strive for quality education, community well-being and removing information access inequalities.
La Casita Azul: A Unique Project with Significant ConsequencesApril 3, 2017
As a result of a short but exciting conversation in 2014, the idea of a York University library in Costa Rica was born. After a reconnaissance trip to southwestern Costa Rica, careful planning, and determination, Dana Craig and Tom Scott from York University Libraries successfully opened La Casita Azul on June 2015. La Casita Azul →
Around the province: York showcases undergrad researchApril 1, 2014
York University’s second annual multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fair, co-sponsored by York University Libraries and the Office of the Vice-President Research, took place in York’s main library Collaboratory on February 25, 2014. Intended to showcase undergraduate research in a friendly, cross-curricular environment, the juried fair included 56 poster presentations prepared by students from all faculties →