Presenting Dave MacNeil

The IWB Conference committee is excited to announce that Dave MacNeil, Manager of Collections & Access at Halifax Public Libraries, will be a panelist on Reliable and Accessible Health Information.


Dave MacNeil, a graduate of Dalhousie University (MLIS, 2009) and Queen’s University (BA-Honours, 2004), has worked with Halifax Pubic Libraries (HPL) for the past 11 years. Beginning in Circulation and Information services, he eventually moved onto several positions within HPL’s Collection Management Department, before taking responsibiliy over that Department in January of 2016 as Manager of Collections & Access. In this role, he oversees collection development, cataloguing, materials processing, RFID infrastructure, as well as many aspects of database functionality/maintenance and regional circulation of the collection. Recently, Dave has sought to build resource-sharing partnerships between HPL and community organizations, the first of which was the successful health education pamphlet sharing project he undertook with Lara Killian in 2014.