Barbara McDonald holds an MLIS from Dalhousie and a BA (History/Canadian Studies) from Trent University. Before coming to Guelph in 2015, she worked at Memorial University (1990 – 2000), McMaster University (2000 – 2010) and Brock University (2010-2015). She has been an instruction librarian, Head of Lending Services, Head of Reference, Scholarly Communication Librarian, Head of Liaison, Associate University Librarian and Interim University Librarian.
Since 2009 she has focused on open scholarship—working to understand the political, technical and economic challenges required to transform the scholarly publishing ecosystem into one which provides better access to knowledge.
Acting Associate University Librarian (Research)
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