Inforum staff

Inforum staff team

The Inforum team of librarians, technicians, and Faculty of Information (FI) student staff are here for you.

Lari Langford | Interim Director Full info

Daisy Dowdall User Services Librarian, part-time | Full info (to come)
DAISY can help you learn about co-curricular activities organized by the Inforum, such as the iSkills workshops.  She is responsible for Inforum event coordination, so if you are affiliated with the Faculty of Information and are looking to host an event in the Inforum, she is your point person!  As a member of the Personal Librarian Program, Daisy is also very happy to talk about navigating the UTL system, accessing reference services, and exploring opportunities for budding information professionals.

Kathleen Scheaffer | Librarian, Outreach & Instructional Services  | Full info
KATHLEEN can assist you with practical, academic, and technical learning opportunities through the iSkills workshops.  Additionally, she is the go-to person for advocacy campaigns, co-curricular organization, community outreach, iRelax, Mindful Moments, the Digital Tattoo initiative, and the occasional bike repair.

Nalini K. Singh Librarian, Reference Services & Inforum Web Coordinator Full info
NALINI can help you with your reference and research questions. You can book one-on-one research consultations with her to discuss things like: getting an overview of U of T library services; finding articles and books for your papers and other assignments; tracking down elusive sources, effective use of the library catalogue and other databases; improving your search strategies; citation practices; and, literature reviews.  You can also talk to her about Inforum website ideas, the Personal Librarian Program, the Inforum Seed Library branch, and Inforum records management.

Elisa Sze | Librarian, Collections & Public Services Coordinator  Full info
ELISA can help you with questions about the library collections available to FI students, including print and online resources. She can also help with questions about building, managing, organizing, and providing access to collections (e.g., collection development trends, cataloguing standards, classification, Sirsi), as well as events held in the Inforum.

Nadia Moro | Senior Library Technician (Public Services & Collections) |  Full info
NADIA can help you to locate books and journals in our collections. Nadia manages the Information/Circulation Desk, and can answer any questions related to borrowing Inforum items.  She can also help with recalling Inforum books.

Anna Oh | Library Technician (Course Support & Public Services)  | Full info
ANNA can help with questions related to your course reading lists, borrowing from other libraries (on campus and farther afield), technology loans, and Quercus, the University's new learning management system.

Student assistants Fall 2018

Phoebe Burke, MI-LIS & ARM student  |  Jason Cheung, MI-UXD & KMIM student  Erica Chi, MMSt student  |  Jamie Duncan, MI thesis student  |  Elyse Hill, MI-C&T & LIS student  Defne Inceoglu, MMSt student  |  Katy Klein, MI-LIS student  |  Abigael Krueger, MI-LIS & UXD student  | Victoria McAuley, MI-ARM student  |  Dominique Rivera, MI student  | Alexandra Scandolo, MI-LIS & UXD student  | Samantha Summers, CDP student  |  Kate Taylor, MI-LIS student

Student assistants Winter 2019

Phoebe Burke, MI-LIS & ARM student  |  Jason Cheung, MI-UXD & KMIM student  Erica Chi, MMSt student  |  Jamie Duncan, MI thesis student  |  Elyse Hill, MI-C&T & LIS student  Defne Inceoglu, MMSt student  |  Katy Klein, MI-LIS student  |  Abigael Krueger, MI-LIS & UXD student  | McKinzey Manes, MI-C&T & LIS student  Marina Popovic, MI-LIS student |  Alexandra Scandolo, MI-LIS & UXD student  | Samantha Summers, CDP student  |  Kate Taylor, MI-LIS student

Staff on leave/secondment

Meera Thirunavukarasu | Library Technician | Full info
Meera is on a secondment until November 2019
MEERA can help you with any questions related to our collections and acquisitions.