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2020 Research Forum Program

Concordia University Library's 18th Annual Research Forum
Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre, Loyola Campus
Friday, April 17th 2020
8:30am to 4:45pm

Program subject to change.


Raegan Swanson, is the Executive Director of The ArQuives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives. Swanson holds a BA from Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface and a Masters of Information from the University of Toronto iSchool. Prior to her work at The ArQuives, Swanson worked as an archivist at Library and Archives Canada, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute and as the Archival Advisor for the Council of Archives New Brunswick. Swanson is a PhD candidate with the University of Dundee (Scotland) whose research focuses on the role of community archives in Aboriginal and Inuit communities. She is a member of the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives Taskforce to respond to the “Calls to Action” Report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.


8:30 Registration
Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre

9:00 Territorial Acknowledgement, Welcome and Opening Remarks
John Latour, Chair, Librarians’ Forum Steering Committee, Concordia University

9:10 Home Made Visible: Partnering with a Film Festival to Digitize and Preserve IBPOC Home Movies
Katrina Cohen-Palacios, York University Archives

9:40 British Anonymity by the Numbers
Emily Kopley, Concordia University

10:10 Jeanne-Marguerite Saint-Pierre et la place des femmes dans le développement des bibliothèques au Québec
Camille-Hélène St-Aubin, Université de Montréal

10:40 Break

11:00 How We Recruit Academic Librarians: An Examination of the Hiring Practices and Policies that Support the Development of a More Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
Monique Flaccavento, University of Toronto

11:30 Keynote address
Raegan Swanson, Director, The ArQuives

12:30 Poster viewing
Salon Loyola Alumni

1:00 Lunch
Salon Sanford Family

2:00 “At-Risk Articles”: Examining Open Infrastructures and Practices to Recover and Preserve the Scholarly Record
Jeanette Hatherill, University of Ottawa

2:30 Disappearing Deposits: Investigating the Retention of Canadian Federal Government Depository Publications at CARL Libraries
Michelle Lake, Concordia University & Graeme Campbell, Queen’s University

3:00 Poster viewing + break
Salon Loyola Alumni + Lounge

3:30 The IDEA Lab: Designing Student Research Opportunities Across Differences
Nadine Anderson, University of Michigan-Dearborn & Raya Samet, University of Michigan-Dearborn

4:00 Evaluating a Pilot Project to Teach Machine Translation Literacy in an Academic Library
Lynne Bowker, University of Ottawa & Maria Kalsatos, Concordia University & Amy Ruskin, McGill University & Jairo Buitrago Ciro, University of Ottawa

4:30 Closing Remarks
Guylaine Beaudry, Vice-Provost, Digital Strategy & University Librarian, Concordia University

Poster viewing

Sending Department Faculty to MaRS: The Materials Request System
James Parrigin, Salisbury University

Information Policy and Literacy in the Age of Fake News
Rebecca Katz, McGill University

Why Forget What We Can Remember? The Right to be Forgotten and Its Impact on Libraries and Access to Information
Julie Lavigne, Carleton University

A Review of Homelessness and Information Access
Mitchell Moncur, McGill University

The Social Library: A Review of Library Anxiety
Emily Zinger, McGill University

Feeling Bearish in the Business Library: Making Room for Mental Wellness through Film
Mariana Jardim, University of Toronto Scarborough Campus

Mobile Applications Utilization by Medical Students and Residents in the Clinical Setting
Karine Fournier, University of Ottawa

Recherche sur les usages des archives audiovisuelles numériques : mises en pratique d’une approche conceptuelle et théorique
Simon Côté-Lapointe, Université Laval

Updated: Thursday 14 May 2020
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