Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Diana Doublet

Musical Literacy with Diana Doublet (she/her) Orchestra Librarian, Symphony Nova Scotia Diana Doublet is the orchestra librarian for Symphony Nova Scotia, where she works with all things involving sheet music, licensing, and copyright. Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, she has degrees from both coasts with…

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Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Kristy Hancock

Health Literacy with Kristy Hancock (she/her) Evidence Synthesis Coordinator, Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit Kristy is a health sciences librarian with experience supporting health research in various settings. As Evidence Synthesis Coordinator with the MSSU, she lends searching support and methodological guidance to research teams…

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Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Julie Marcoux

Data Literacy with Julie Marcoux (she/her) Data Librarian and Coordinator of Data and GIS Services, Dalhousie University Libraries Julie Marcoux enjoys helping students, faculty, and researchers navigate the confusing world of datasets and statistics in order to find the data they need for their…

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Introducing “The Future of G.L.A.M.” Panelist, Suzanne van den Hoogen

Suzanne van den Hoogen (she/her)University Librarian, Saint Mary’s University Suzanne van den Hoogen is the University Librarian of the Patrick Power Library at Saint Mary’s University. A graduate of Saint Mary’s University and Dalhousie University, Suzanne is the Vice-Chair of the Council of Atlantic Academic…

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Introducing 2023 Information Without Borders Panelists, “The Future of G.L.A.M.”

Jeff Mercer, Deputy CEO, South Shore Public Libraries Michael Vandenburg, University Librarian, Dalhousie Libraries Elinor Crosby, Manager, Programming and Community Engagement (Western District), Halifax Public Libraries Maggie MacIntyre, Executive Director of the Association of Nova Scotia Museums Patti Bannister, Provincial Archivist & Director at…

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Introducing 2023 Information Without Borders Speakers, “Literacy Lightning Talks”

Food Literacy: Emily Mathew, Food Literacy Specialist, HPL Data Literacy: Julie Marcoux, Data Librarian, Dal Libraries Health Literacy: Kristy Hancock, Evidence Synthesis Coordinator, MSSU Information Literacy: Lindsay McNiff, Learning & Instruction Librarian, Dal Libraries Legal Literacy: David Michels, Public Services Librarian Financial Literacy: Samantha…

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Introducing 2023 Guest Speaker, Dr. Stacy Allison-Cassin!

We are excited to announce one of our speakers for the 2023 Information Without Borders "Changing the Information Avenue" conference, Dr. Stacy Allison-Cassin! Stacy Allison-Cassin is a Citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario with strong kinship connections to the Georgian Bay Métis community…

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Introducing 2020 Panel, Archiving LGBT+ History

We are pleased to announce the Archiving LGBT+ History panel for the 2020 Information Without Borders conference, featuring panel moderator Rebecca Rose and panelists Meredith Batt, Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, and Lydia Hunsberger. Rebecca Rose is a Cape Breton-born queer femme, feminist, and freelance writer…

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