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Current Volunteers

Thanks to the following volunteers who are willing to meet with you about personal professional matters that are on your mind. Each person listed has a lot to offer! Contact any one of the volunteers directly to arrange an informal get-together. You’re sure to benefit by making the connection.

Keep in mind:

  • L2L is … available to LAUW members; completely confidential
  • L2L is not … linked with Library administration; a legal or counselling service; involved in job training


Alison Hitchens, Acting Associate University Librarian, Research & Digital Discovery Services

Alison is also a Lecturer at the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario. She has worked as a cataloguer for the Resource Library for the Environment and the Law in Toronto, for ISM Library Technical Services (now OCLC Canada) in Winnipeg, and as the Manager of the Cataloguing Department at Library Services Centre in Kitchener. Alison co-published a peer-reviewed paper with Ellen Symons “Preparing catalogers for RDA training” and is actively involved in preparing Canadian librarians for RDA. Alison is the project lead for the Primo Implementation Team at TUG and sits on ELUNA’s Primo Product Working Group.

Interested in becoming a volunteer? It’s a great way to contribute. Read on

Interested in the Librarian to Librarian initiative? Here’s the description


Caitlin Carter
Secretary, LAUW