IM Public Lecture

The Future of Academic Libraries: A Case Study
Donna Bourne-Tyson, University Librarian 

Date: Thursday, January 12th, 2012
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Rowe 3089


Donna%20Bourne-Tyson.jpgDonna Bourne-Tyson began her new position as the
University Librarian at Dalhousie in November. Donna comes to Dal from Mount
Saint Vincent University where she has been University Librarian since 2005.

Donna has led successful initiatives in the areas of open access,
institutional data preservation, learning communities, user-driven e-book
acquisitions, the re-imagining of library spaces, and information literacy.
She has been recognized for creating a collaborative, inclusive work
environment and a culture of service innovation.

Donna has served in leadership roles with professional associations,
including terms as president of three provincial or divisional library
associations. She has presented frequently at various national and regional
events and conferences. Donna is a founding member of Libraries Nova Scotia,
a partnership of all public and academic libraries in the province. She is
an alumna of Dalhousie's Master of Library and Information Studies program.