We are pleased to announce that Connie Winther has accepted the position of Head, Faculty Engagement at the John W. Scott Health Science Library. She will be taking over from Interim Library Head, Linda Slater, who retired from University of Alberta Libraries on September 30. We wish Linda all the best in the next chapter of her life.
Connie is coming to the Scott Library from Alberta Health Services where she has been the Team Lead and Librarian for Knowledge Resource Services since 2013. She was previously the Library Manager at Covenant Health and has also worked at the University of Alberta in the Department of Pediatrics, as well as the Faculty of Nursing as an embedded Librarian. Connie has a Masters of Science (Rehabilitation) from Curtin University in Western Australia, as well as a Masters of Library and Information Studies from the University of Alberta and a Postgraduate Certificate in Library Sector Leadership from the University of Victoria.
Connie’s first day at the Scott Library will be October 21.