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Sonia Smith

Sonia [dot] Smith [at] mcgill [dot] ca 514-398-4715 x09177

Nahum Gelber Law Library
3660 Peel Street Montreal
Quebec H3A 1W9


Subjects

  • Hispanic Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Law

 

 

Liasion Librarian

Responsible for the provision of a range of library and information services and collections to support teaching, learning, and research taking place at the LawFaculty and for Jewish Studies.

    Education

    • Master of Library and Information Studies, Montreal University
    • Bachelor of Library Science, National University of Mexico

    Professional activities

    • Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association (ABQLA), Vice President. 2014 -2015 
    • Association of Jewish Libraries.      

    Selected publications

    • Smith, S. (2015). Library Instruction for Romanized Hebrew. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(2), 197-200.
    • Smith, S. (2014). Joe Fishtein Collection of Yiddish Poetry. In J. Tomm and R. Virr (Ed.) Meeting with Books: Special Collections in the 21st Century. With a Tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an Illustrated survey of Special Collections at McGill University Library and Archives. (pp. 206-207). Montreal : McGill University Library and Archives.
    • Smith, S. (2014). Norman H. Friedman Arthur Szyk Collection. In J. Tomm and R. Virr (Ed.) Meeting with Books: Special Collections in the 21st Century. With a Tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated Survey of Special Collections at McGill University Library and Archives. (pp. 120-121). Montreal: McGill University Library and Archives.
    • Smith, S. (2014). Saul Shapiro Collection of Anglo-American Judaica. In J. Tomm and R. Virr (Ed.)  Meetings with Books: Special Collections in the 21st Century. With a Tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an Illustrated survey of Special Collections at McGill University Library and Archives (pp. 188-189). Montreal: McGill University Library and Archives.
    • Smith, S. (2013). Soomekh, Saba. From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women between Religion and Culture (review). Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2012. Woman in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, vol.10 (2)     
    • Smith, S. (2010). References Services at McGill University: Reaching Out! AJL Conference Proceedings. 45th Annual Convention, Seeatle, Washington, 2010.     

    Presentations

    • Smith, S. (2013). Student’s difficulties searching romanized access points in the library catalogue. World Union of Jewish Studies Congress.  Jerusalem, Israel. 
    • Smith, S. and other Librarians (2011). Judaica Collections at the Rare Books Department at McGill University. Organizer of visit and moderator. Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Convention. Montreal, QC.
    • Smith, S. (2010). Reference Services at McGill University: Reaching out!. Association of Jewish Libraries Convention.  Seattle, Washington.                           
    • Smith, S. (2007) The Jewish Public Library in a Multi-ethnic enclave: Adapting to Changes. Association of Jewish Libraries Convention. Scottsdale, Arizona.                                  

    Languages

    • English, French, Spanish, Hebrew and Yiddish

     

     

     

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