10 Q’s: Greg Barber (Sunnybrook Foundation)

What is your current position? Since 2012, I’ve been a Prospect Management and Research Officer at Sunnybrook Foundation. The Foundation is the fundraising arm of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, aka Sunnybrook Hospital. My main job, Prospect Research, involves assisting frontline fundraisers to find Major Donors to programs at our hospital. So “prospects” are potential donors, … More 10 Q’s: Greg Barber (Sunnybrook Foundation)

10 Q’s: Vicki Whitmell (Legislative Assembly of Ontario)

What is your current position? My current role is Executive Director of the Information and Technology Services Division (iDivision) and Legislative Librarian at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The iDivision includes the library, research Service, IT, web services, systems development, accessibility, open parliament and records management groups. In essence our group has the responsibility for … More 10 Q’s: Vicki Whitmell (Legislative Assembly of Ontario)

CBC Tour Recap

We were welcomed to the lobby of the CBC building on the ominous day of the U.S. presidential inauguration: . The CBC has a mail robot! It passed us in the hall delivering mail to everyone in the building: We saw many rooms of archives of all different types, including film, tv, and radio materials. … More CBC Tour Recap

Visit to the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada

On December 8 2016, we visited the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada. Reference and Web Librarian Stefan Jurgens was our host. It was an educational and interesting experience looking at a slice of Toronto’s history. The first room that we saw was reminiscent of a cathedral with its stained glass windows … More Visit to the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada

SLA-TSG Executive Applications for 2016-2017

The Special Libraries Association-Toronto Student Group is looking for its executive for the 2016-2017 school year. The following positions are available: Co-Chairs (2 positions available) – Plan tours of special libraries – Plan professional development events – Chair SLA-TSG meetings (at least 1 per term) – Represent SLA-TSG at iSchool events, e.g. the MISC Clubs … More SLA-TSG Executive Applications for 2016-2017