Michael Groenendyk

Michael Groenendyk

michael.groenendyk [at] mcgill.ca 514-398-1713

McLennan Library Building, M1-57A
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geospatial Data

Assistant Librarian

  • Liaison Librarian for Entrepreneurship
  • Liaison Librarian for Geospatial Data
  • Research Commons development and management


  • Master of Library and Information Studies, Dalhousie University, 2013

Areas of Interest

  • 3D printing
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Archiving 3D models
  • Machine Learning

Selected Publications

Groenendyk, M. (2016). Cataloging the 3D web: the availability of educational 3D models on the internet. Library Hi Tech, 34(2), 239-258.

Groenendyk, M. (2013). Emerging data visualization technologies for map and geography libraries: 3-D printing, holographic imaging, 3-D city models, and 3-D model-based animations. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 9(3), 220-238.

Groenendyk, M. (2013). A further investigation into 3D printing and 3D scanning at the Dalhousie University Libraries: A year long case study. Canadian Association of Research Libraries.

Groenendyk, M., & Gallant, R. (2013). 3D printing and scanning at the Dalhousie University Libraries: a pilot project. Library Hi Tech, 31(1), 34-41.

Selected Presentations

Groenendyk, M. (October, 2016). Searching in 3D: the availability and discoverability of 3D models on the internet.  Access Conference 2016. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/3PakzQtyqcA

Bjerke, J., Groenendyk, M., Polk., S., & Winn., Dee. (2015). Friend, follow, comment: an analysis of social media use by academic libraries in Montreal. ABQLA Conference 2015. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/abqlaConference/winn-friend-follow-favourite-a... 

Groenendyk, M. (2013). New technologies for digital construction and preservation. Columbia University EdLab. Retrieved from http://edlab.tc.columbia.edu/index.php?q=node/9585


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