Jacquelyn Sundberg

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jacquelyn.sundberg [at] mcgill.ca 514-398-1751

Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th floor MacLennan Library Building. 3459 Rue McTavish, H4A 0C9


  • Rare Books and Special Collections

Outreach Librarian, ROAAr, McGill Library

Responsible for providing engaging, accessible library services to all people through the development and delivery of public-facing programming, exhibitions, and physical and virtual outreach activities. Raises awareness of and increase access to the ROAAr Collections. Working with other librarians and staff, Jacquelyn creates programming and content that makes the ROAAr collections more accessible to a broad user-base that includes students, researchers, community members, donors, and alumni. 


  • Master of Library and Information Studies, McGill University, 2017
  • Master of Arts, McGill University, 2013 
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Calgary, 2010

Areas of Interest

  • Children's Literature
  • Outreach and hybrid programming
  • Digital collections and exhibitions
  • Special collections

Selected Publications and Presentations

Sundberg, J. “Enduringly Paw-pular.” McGill Library Matters. July 7, 2022. https://news.library.mcgill.ca/enduringly-paw-pular/ [1,088 words]

Sundberg, J. & Pecoskie, C. “Enhancing the Discoverability and Accessibility of Handwritten Texts: Applying Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) to McGill University Library Collections.” Panel Presentation. Discovering Collections Discovering Communities (DCDC) Conference 2022, Virtual, 14 July 2022. Duration: 75 minute panel, 20 minute presentation.

Sundberg, J. “Thinking Beyond the Stacks: Games in Special Collections.” Speaker. Serious Play Conference, Florida, USA – attended Virtually. 13 June 2022. Duration: 45 minutes.

Sundberg, J. & Faiza, L. (07-08-2022). The Dog Days of Summer [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/9E0XD1bl7RQ

Sundberg, J.. “Inclusive Storytelling with ROAAr.” Invited presentation. McGill Library EDI (Equity Diversity) Info Share Series, Montreal, Quebec, May 12, 2022. Duration: 30 minutes.

Sundberg, J. “Rebus Puzzles; A Second L👀k at Visual Riddles.” Double Take; ROAAr Spring Newsletter. 12 April 2022. Web. https://news.library.mcgill.ca/rebus-puzzles-a-second-lk-at-visual-riddles/ 

Sundberg, J., Couture, J., MacHattie, A., Gargamel Studios, & Lee, S. Quiz That So! Digital Game. ROAAr, McGill Library. March 2021. Web. https://mcgill.ca/x/oXr

Sundberg, J., Couture, J. MacHattie, A., Darvasi, P., & Gargamel Studios. Raising Spirits: Part 2. Digital Game. ROAAr, McGill Library October 2020. Web. https://mcgill.ca/x/oXr

Garland, J., Houston, G., Ramundo, M., Sundberg, J., & Williams, L. Rare Colour; A Natural History Colouring Book. McGill University Library, 2019.

Cooke, N., Giuliano, F., Lyons, C., Owens, G, Sundberg, J., & Yearl, M. Many Women, Many Voices : Stories from Mcgill Collections. Montreal: McGill University Library, 2018.



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