CARL announces the selection of participants for the 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute (LRI)

OTTAWA, March 6, 2017 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries is pleased to announce the selection of participants for the CARL 2017 Librarians’ Research Institute (LRI) is now complete.

The LRI is a 4-day intensive workshop designed to help participants take current research projects to the next level. It also provides librarians with the opportunity to meet other researching librarians from across Canada. Participants are guided through the workshop by peers from amongst CARL member libraries who have a proven research record and an active, sustained research agenda. This year’s slate of participants is:

First Name Last Name University
Krista Alexander Concordia University
Michelle Brown University of Ottawa
Scott Cowan University of Windsor
Saran Croos University of New Brunswick
Kate Cushon University of Regina
Lise Doucette Western University
Naomi Eichenlaub Ryerson University
Cecile Farnum Ryerson University
Meredith Giffin Concordia University
Roger Gillis Dalhousie University
Krista Godfrey Memorial University of Newfoundland
Aditi Gupta University of Victoria
Jeremy Heil Queen’s University
Janet Hempstead Carleton University
Maha Kumaran University of Saskatchewan
Erica Lenton University of Toronto
Sean Luyk University of Alberta
Andrea Miller-Nesbitt McGill University
Leanne Olson Western University
Ariane Parayre Université de Montréal
Sarah Parker University of British Columbia
Melanie Parlette-Stewart University of Guelph
Leeanne Romane McMaster University
Sarah Simpkin University of Ottawa
Stephen Spong Centennial College
Jessica Thorlakson University of Alberta
Laura Thorne University of British Columbia-Okanagan
Ali Versluis University of Guelph
Jennifer Whitney Carleton University
Dee Winn Concordia University
Elizabeth Yates Brock University

This year’s Institute is co-sponsored by Western Libraries and CARL.

More information about the CARL Librarians’ Research Institution is available on the CARL website.

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries is the leadership organization for the Canadian research library community. CARL’s members include 29 major academic research libraries across Canada, as well as Library and Archives Canada, and Canada’s National Science Library. CARL provides leadership on behalf of Canada’s research libraries and enhances capacity to advance research and higher education. It promotes effective and sustainable knowledge creation, dissemination, and preservation, and public policy that enable broad access to scholarly information.

For more information contact:
Vivian Lewis
Chair, Strengthening Capacity Committee
905.525.9140 ext. 23883

Kristin Hoffmann
Chair, LRI Program Committee
519.850.2319 ext. 84823

Katherine McColgan
Manager, Administration and Programs
613.482.9344 ext. 102

Sponsored by:


Western Libraries