Rachel Figueiredo

rachel-figueiredoRachel Figueiredo is the Engineering & Entrepreneurship Librarian at the University of Waterloo. She graduated from Western University’s MLIS program in 2012 and has since taken a user-centered approach to her librarianship career. She is currently taken a user-focused approach to building the entrepreneurship collections at Waterloo. Rachel can be reached via email at Rachel.Figueiredo[at]uwaterloo.ca

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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