Fiona Inglis

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Fiona Inglis the Social Sciences and Humanities Liaison Librarian at Wilfrid Laurier University. She can be reached at finglis [at] wlu.ca.

Contributed Articles

Autumn Piette
May 15, 2017
Meet one of OLA’s 5,000 members. An interview with random OLA member #36: Autumn Piette -Reference and Information Literacy Technician, Seneca College, King City, ON. I worked closely with Autumn for two years, so it was great to get this chance to reconnect and ask her some slightly strange questions. For a variety of reasons, we ended up
Once Upon a Time: 2017 OCULA Spring Conference
April 3, 2017
The theme for this year’s OCULA Spring Conference is Storytime: Using narrative to represent ourselves, our work, and our library, but what is a story? According to YA author Scott Westerfeld: Stories are a technology. They’re a tool, one invented to inform, persuade, and entertain other humans… Stories are also very powerful. Someone who remains
Sharon Bailey
March 15, 2017
Meet one of OLA’s 5,000 members. An interview with random OLA member #35: Sharon Bailey – Interim Manager, Library Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto. In an attempt to put the random back into this column, I decided to interview whoever sat next to me at a session at the OLA Super Conference. Sharon
Lightning Talks at the OCULA Spring Conference
February 1, 2017
Every year at the end of April, OCULA organises a one-day Spring Conference. This event has traditionally been held in Jordan, but in order to make it more widely accessible, we have moved it this year to the historic Mills Hardware building in downtown Hamilton. The theme of this year’s conference, to be held April
Helen McDonnell
January 15, 2017
Meet one of OLA’s 5,000 members. An interview with random OLA member #34: Helen McDonnell, CEO, Callander Public Library. Helen and I both have the prospect of a new library building in our futures. We talked about fundraising, communication, and the need for patience. Tell me a little bit about your current role in your library. I
Kelli Van Buskirk
December 1, 2016
Meet one of OLA’s 5,000 members. An interview with random OLA member #33: Kelli Van Buskirk, Acquisitions, Adult Department, North Bay Public Library. Kelli and I spoke as summer was ending, and we were both adjusting to new jobs. We spoke about cake pans, bears, and the joy of finding a good book series to dive into.
Dealing with the Big Day on Campus
July 1, 2016
How do job interviews at college and university libraries differ? Two recently hired librarians, one from a college and the other from a university, reflect on their interview experiences. What was the day of your interview like? Paula: My previous librarian positions were not tenured. For those jobs, I interviewed and did a presentation. It