Fonds F 831 - Cathy Matthews fonds

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Cathy Matthews fonds

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F 831

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  • 2000 - 2006 (Creation)
    Matthews, Cathy

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Cathy Matthews served as Chief Librarian of the Ryerson University Library & Archives from 2000 to 2006. Cathy formerly worked at the University of Toronto in both the Criminology Centre and later as Chief Librarian of the UT Mississauga Campus Library. She has served as the Vice-Chair and later the Chair of the Ontario Council of University Libraries. Her service to the community as a whole includes being Trustee of the Toronto Public Library Board, member of the Board of Directors of the Policy Research Centre on Children, Youth and Families, the Board of Directors of the International Association of Technical University Libraries, acting as consultant to the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force in reviewing their library services, and coordinated and worked with the Out of the Cold project. She received the 1994 OCUFA Academic Librarianship Award and the 1992 Librarians Association of the University Of Toronto Award Of Merit. She was principal investigator in a SSHRC grant leading to the publication of Canadian Criminal Justice History: an Annotated Bibliography published by UofT Press. She served on the editorial board of the New Review of Information Technology and is the author of an article in the journal Library Trends concerning becoming a chief librarian. At Ryerson she was instrumental in the securing of a $1 million donation to build the current Information and Learning Commons area.

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