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Katharine Barrette

Associate Dean, Public Services / Associate Professor
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Katharine Barrette

Phone: 403.440.6126
Office: EL4423J
MLIS, McGill University
BA, Concordia University
DEC, Liberal Arts, Cégep John Abbott

Katharine provides leadership, strategic and administrative oversight for the Public Services at MRU Library. Public Services includes library user services and supports including Service Desk, Outreach, Programming and Engagement in the Library's spaces, the Maker Studio and Audio Production. Katharine teaches in the Library's information literacy program; she has co-created and taught the GNED course Inside Information: Challenges and Controversies in an Information Society for several years.

Professional and Scholarly Interests
• Trends in Public Services.
• Innovations in academic library teaching and learning spaces.
• Academic Library outreach collaborations with campus student
  services in support of student wellness, health.
• Library of things in an academic context.

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