University Library Employees

This is a non-comprehensive list of faculty and public service staff in the University Library. To search all library employees, use the usask.ca site search.

Picture of  Chris Adams

Chris Adams BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Anthropology, Archaeology, Philosophy, Sociology, Women's & Gender Studies, and selection for Political Studies.


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Robert Alary Library Assistant, Murray Library

Support for Data, GIS, and Government Information.


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Bree Allen BA, BEd Library Assistant, Education & Music Library

Reference assistance, circulation, new materials processing, displays, Historical Textbook Collection, communications and webpage maintenance.


Picture of  Cheryl Avery

Cheryl Avery Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Archivist, University Archives & Special Collections


Picture of  David Bindle

David Bindle B.Mus-Ed., MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Librarian, Special Collections


Picture of  Catherine Boden

Catherine Boden MLIS, PhD Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library.

Liaison to Rehabilitation Science, Pharmacy, and SCPOR.


Picture of  Donna Canevari de Paredes

Donna Canevari de Paredes BA, MS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for History, Economics, Linguistics, and Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies (Spanish and Ukrainian focus).


Picture of  Gwen Chan

Gwen Chan BA, Dip LIT Supervisor, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library & Veterinary Medicine Library

Library operations including room bookings, user registration, fine inquiries, staff supervision, reference assistance, circulation. (Mon - Tue, Thurs - Fri in Health Sciences Library; Wed in Veterinary Medicine Library)


Picture of  Adele  Charpentier

Adele Charpentier BEd Supervisor, Education & Music Library

Reference assistance, circulation, undergraduate instruction, library operations, staff supervision, course pages, fine inquiries, and contact for extended practicum teacher candidates.


Picture of  Candice Dahl

Candice Dahl BA, MA, MISt Faculty Rank: Librarian

Learning Support Librarian, Student Learning Services

Liaison librarian for English, Drama, and MFA Writing; Library Internship instructor


Picture of  Justina Datta

Justina Datta BA, Dip LIT Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Serials, communications, web page maintenance, reference assistance, circulation.


Picture of  DeDe Dawson

DeDe Dawson BSc, MSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Science & Scholarly Communication Librarian. Liaison librarian for biology, chemistry, toxicology, and geological sciences.


Picture of  Carolyn Doi

Carolyn Doi MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, College of Arts & Science – responsible for Music; Sociology


Picture of  Vicky Duncan

Vicky Duncan BA, MLS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library.

Liaison to Dentistry & Dental Assisting, Public Health, Biomedical Sciences, and Community Health & Epidemiology.


Picture of  Sue  Emson

Sue Emson MLIS Library Assistant, Education & Music Library

Reference assistance, circulation, undergraduate instruction, new materials processing, displays and Historical Textbook Collection.


Picture of  Joel Fonstad

Joel Fonstad Learning Specialist, Student Learning Services

First-Year Experience and Learning Communities Coordinator


Picture of  Holly Fraser

Holly Fraser Learning Specialist, Student Learning Services

Math & Stats Help Coordinator and Structured Study Sessions


Picture of  Elana  Geller

Elana Geller Learning Specialist, Student Learning Services

Peer-Assisted Learning Coordinator and Graduate Help


Picture of  Angie Gerrard

Angie Gerrard BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Learning Support Librarian, Student Learning Services.

Liaison librarian for Psychology and Political Studies.


Picture of Crystal  Hampson

Crystal Hampson BA (Hon. Cert.), MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Acquisitions Librarian, Collection Services.

Liaison librarian for Religious Studies, Art & Art History, and Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies (French and German).


Picture of  Craig Harkema

Craig Harkema Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

On sabbatical Jan. 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Library Systems & Information Technology
Co-Director, Digital Research Centre


Picture of  Laura Harris

Laura Harris Dip LIT Library Assistant, Law Library

Reference assistance, reserve, processing of new materials, and circulation in the Law Library


Picture of  Tim Hutchinson

Tim Hutchinson B Arts Sc, BSc (Hon), MSc, MS in Information Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Head, University Archives and Special Collections


Picture of  Alison Jantz

Alison Jantz BA, MDiv., MLIS Branch Operations Manager

Branch Operations Manager of the Education & Music Library, Engineering Library, Law Library, Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library, Science Library and Veterinary Medicine Library.


Picture of  Lona Jenkins

Lona Jenkins Library Assistant, Veterinary Medicine Library

Collections, reserves, reference assistance, circulation.


Picture of  Megan Johnson

Megan Johnson Dip LIT Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Interlibrary Loans, reference assistance, circulation.


Picture of Melissa Just

Melissa Just MLIS, EdD Dean, University Library (on leave)


Picture of  Steven  Kabernack

Steven Kabernack Library Assistant, Science Library

Reference assistance, serials, and circulation in the Science Library


Picture of  Gina Koehn

Gina Koehn Learning Specialist, Student Learning Services

Learning Skills and Structured Study Sessions


Picture of  Maha Kumaran

Maha Kumaran MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, Education & Music Library.

Graduate level instruction, citation software assistance, and education purchase recommendations.


Picture of Ken Ladd

Ken Ladd BSc, MSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

On sabbatical Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020

Librarian, Collection Services


Picture of  Jane Lamothe

Jane Lamothe BSc, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, Collection Services (Cataloguing & Assessment)


Picture of  Deborah Lee

Deborah Lee BA (with Distinction), MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Murray Library.

Responsible for Indigenous collections; Indigenous community initiatives.


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Shannon Lucky BA, BFA, MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

On leave Sept. 13, 2019 to Sept. 14, 2020

IT Librarian, Library Systems & Information Technology


Picture of  Liv Marken

Liv Marken Learning Specialist, Student Learning Services

Writing Help Coordinator and USURJ Staff Advisor


Picture of  Beth  Matheson

Beth Matheson Library Assistant, Science Library

Reference assistance, reserves, circulation, book repair and processing in the Science Library.


Picture of  Shelagh McDonald

Shelagh McDonald BA Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Distance & Distributed Library Services, SHIRP website maintenance, reference assistance, circulation.


Picture of  Jo Ann Murphy

Jo Ann Murphy BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Head, Student Learning Services


Picture of  Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library.

Liaison to Veterinary Medicine, Kinesiology, and OneHealth.


Picture of Jill Pecar

Jill Pecar B.Comm. Strategic Business Advisor, Human Resources


Picture of  Ron Peters

Ron Peters BA, MA, MA Library Assistant, Education & Music Library

Reference assistance, circulation, reserve and new materials processing, Historical Textbook Collection and serials.


Picture of  Helen Power

Helen Power BSc, MES, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Research Area(s): Embedded Librarianship, Outreach


Picture of  Kevin Read

Kevin Read MLIS, MAS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library.

Liaison to Nursing, Pharmacy, and Nutrition.


Picture of  Megan Reist

Megan Reist BSc, BEd Library Assistant, Law Library

Reference assistance, loose leaf filing, processing of new materials, and circulation in the Law Library


Picture of  Sarah  Rutley

Sarah Rutley BA, MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Assistant Librarian

Data, GIS, Maps, and Government Publications librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for Geography & Planning.


Picture of  Rachel Sarjeant-Jenkins

Rachel Sarjeant-Jenkins BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Associate Dean, University Library


Picture of  Cindy  Sjoberg

Cindy Sjoberg B MUS, MLIS Operations Manager, Collection Services

Operations Manager and Cataloguing Supervisor


Picture of  David Smith

David Smith MAS, PhD Faculty Rank: Librarian

Humanities librarian, Murray Library.

Liaison librarian for History, Classical Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Indigenous Studies, and the University of the Arctic.


Picture of  Charlene Sorensen

Charlene Sorensen BA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Acting Dean, University Library


Picture of  Amy St-Jacques

Amy St-Jacques Program Assistant, Student Learning Services

Library Orientation, Learning Communities


Picture of  Justine Sturgeon

Justine Sturgeon Dip LIT Library Assistant, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library

Collections, reserves, reference assistance, circulation.


Picture of  Donna van de Velde

Donna van de Velde Program Assistant, Student Learning Services

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL), Structured Study Sessions (SSS) Support


Picture of  Raegan Villeneuve

Raegan Villeneuve Library Assistant, Science Library

Reference assistance, and circulation in the Science Library


Picture of  Erin Watson

Erin Watson MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Librarian, Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library.

Liaison to Clinical Medicine Sciences.


Picture of  Lexi Whitter

Lexi Whitter Library Assistant, Engineering Library

Reference assistance, serials and circulation in the Engineering Library


Picture of  Virginia Wilson

Virginia Wilson MA, MLIS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Liaison librarian for the College of Agriculture and Bioresources and the School of Environment and Sustainability.


Picture of  Laurie Wing

Laurie Wing Supervisor, University Archives & Special Collections


Picture of  Greg Wurzer

Greg Wurzer BA, MLS Faculty Rank: Associate Librarian

Librarian, College of Law, Business, and Public Policy


Picture of  Li Zhang

Li Zhang BSc, BEng, MLIS Faculty Rank: Librarian

Liaison librarian for computer science, mathematics and statistics, and physics and engineering physics.