Work Experience

Library Work & Editing

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Carleton University (University Librarian, 2014-2019)

Carleton University (Associate University Librarian, Collections and Library Development, 2011-2014)

Queen’s University (Head, Collection Development and E-Resource Management, 2010-2011)

Queen’s University (Head, Central Technical Services, 2004-2010)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Head, Serials Cataloging Section, 1996-2001)

National Library of Canada (Leader, Serials Team, 1989-1996)

National Library of Canada (Serials Cataloguer, 1985-1989)

Library, Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General (Cataloguer, 1985)

Scientific Information Centre, RCMP (Cataloguer, 1985)

I’m currently a professional editor, now retired from library work. You can find out more about my editing and writing services and experience here.

During my career as a professional librarian, I also did editing and writing:

  • developed and edited books
  • written articles for peer-reviewed journals, book reviews, and a regular column
  • served as the editor-in-chief of association journals
  • served on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals
  • served as the associate editor for a peer-reviewed journal


  • Editors Canada
  • Johnson Society (Lichfield) [lifetime member]
  • Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies



Master of Library Science (University of Western Ontario, 1984)

Master of Arts in English (University of Toronto, 1982)

■ Thesis: “A Study of Johnson’s Rambler” | full text here




Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1981)

■ Award: Swiss Ambassador’s Prize in French