Announcing Student Speakers!

IWB would like to congratulate first year MLIS students Nicole Marcoux, Steven McDonald, and Nicole Slipp for being selected as this years student presenters! Each student will be given fifteen minutes to present their research in the Council Chambers, starting at 12:40. Come hear what our students have been working on! Topics listed below:

Nicole Marcoux – Education Not Incarceration: Information Resources as an Alternative to Prison

Nicole Marcoux is currently a first year MLIS student, with a focus on libraries, information access, and health sciences librarianship. She completed an undergraduate degree in Russian Studies in 2014.


Steven McDonald – The Right to be Forgotten: The Potential Effect on Canadian Archives

Steven McDonald is Dalhousie MLIS 2020 candidate with a focus on applying geographic information system (GIS) to information management and promoting the importance of collecting and making geographic data accessible. He completed his undergrad with a dual major in anthropology and geography and received his certificate in GIS techniques from Laurentain University.

Nicole Slipp – Using Tweets as a Measure of Sponsor Engagement: Halifax Pride 2018

Nicole Slipp is a first-year student in Dalhousie’s MLIS program with an interest in libraries, archives, and researching queer communities and/or social media. She is currently a Reference Intern at the Killam Library and a Library Assistant at Halifax Central Library. Nicole has a PhD in English (Medieval Literature) and additional research interests in feminist and queer theory, kink, and comics studies.