skip to Main Content

Karen Wiseman

manages the Performance Collection at the Music Library, University of Toronto and was hired to set up the collection after graduating with her MLS…

Read more
What's New?

What’s new in Open Shelf: July 2021

We envisioned this year’s July issue to be an inaugural attempt at creating a contributor-driven “unconference issue.” And while this month’s issue is a compact one, I think its contents speak to the spirit of an unconference—user-driven conversations and knowledge-sharing that span a wide range of topics, media and scope, engaged with at our own pace.
Read more

Dave Hook

Dave Hook is the Manager, Information Technology at Milton Public Library. He has programmed in Assembly Language and lived to tell about it.

Read more
The Feature Image For Asian Canadian Identity: A Reading List

Asian Canadian identity: A reading list

I have the great privilege of being old, and as a Chinese Canadian librarian, I have assembled this reading list of sources that have helped me grapple with questions of my own identity as an Asian Canadian. I hope this reading list helps the next generation with their struggles to be seen.
Read more
Supporting Communities Through Usccessful Engagement

Supporting communities through successful engagement

The pandemic has challenged the way libraries connect and engage with their local communities. Here are some of the exciting findings shared by presenters as part of the OPLA Community-Led Think Tank's Community Conversation and what they might mean for the future of community librarianship.
Read more

Julia Campbell

Julia Campbell is the Adult Services Librarian at the Ajax Public Library. In this role, she plans and implements programs for adults and connects…

Read more

Brandi Gillette

Brandi is the Community Librarian at Halton Hills Public Library. As a Community Librarian, she is responsible for building and growing partnerships with local…

Read more
Back To Top