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Librarians@VIU: Contacts & Profiles: All Library Faculty

The Library offers many options for Research Help, including on a drop-in basis. You can also book an appointment if needed.

For detailed questions, an appointment with a liaison librarian may be appropriate. To make an appointment, please contact your liaison by email, phone, or through the appointment tool as below. 


Jean Blackburn

Collections Coordinator; Library Systems
Liaison for: Dental Assistant, Dental Hygiene, Health Care Assistant, Nursing, Practical Nursing
p. 250.753.3245, ext 2091

Patricia Geddes

Librarian & Coordinator for Indigenous Initiatives
Liaison for: Indigenous / Xwulmuhw Studies; Aboriginal Education Services; Faculty of Academic & Career Preparation
p: 250.753.3245, ext 2740

Cameron Hoffman-McGaw

Learning Services Librarian
p: 250.740.6335

Dana McFarland

Librarian & Coordinator for eResources & Scholarly Communication; Library Systems
Liaison for: History, Indigenous / Xwulmuhw Studies; Faculty of Education; Community Scholars
p: 250.740.6332

Luke McLeod

Learning Commons Librarian
Liaison for: Creative Writing & Journalism, English, Modern Languages Studies, Theatre; Faculty of Management; Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
p: 250.753.3245, ext. 4287

Devon Mordell

Reference & Instructional Librarian
Liaison for: Art & Design, Music; International Education (ESL)
p: 250.753.3245, ext. 6333

Kathleen Reed

Assessment Librarian, Data Services Coordinator
Liaison for: Media Studies, Women's Studies, Early Childhood Education, Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Education Assistant and Community Support; Faculty of Social Sciences
p: 250.753.3245, ext 2271

Daniel Sifton

Library Automation & Technical Services Coordinator; Library Systems
Liaison for: Faculty of Education
p: 250.753.3245, ext 2444

Andie Tomlinson

Librarian, Coordinator for Special Collections & Digital Integrations
Liaison for: Faculty of Science & Technology
p: 250.753.3245, ext 2268

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