All library branches closed until further notice. Access e-resources & virtual services now.
Find out more »   |   Questions? Ask us! »   |   Frequently Asked Questions »

Sonia Smith

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

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


Subjects

  • 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 Law Faculty and Jewish Studies.

    Education

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

    Professional activities

    • International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) - Law Libraries Section, Information Coordinator 2019-
    • Canadian Federation of Library Associations - Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA/FCAB), Board of Directors, Quebec Representative 2019-
    • Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association (ABQLA), Board of Directors, 2018-

    • Canadian Federation of Library Associations - Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA/FCAB), Interim Board of Directors 2016 - 2017

    • Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association (ABQLA),  Past-President, 2016 -2017

    • Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association (ABQLA),  President, 2015-2016

    Selected publications

    Presentations

    • Smith, S. (2019). And the Seed of a Bequest Sprouted. IFLA World Library and International Congress. August 23-30, Athens, Greece.

    • Smith, S., Carr, Ch. & Kasirer, K. (2019). Canadian Federation of Libraries Associations Panel Update. Quebec Library Association Conference. Montreal, QC.

    • Smith, S., Canuel, R. Kohn, A. & Carr, Ch. (2018). Canadian Federation of Libraries Associations Panel Update. Quebec Library Association Conference. Montreal, QC.

    • Smith, S. (2017). Library Exhibit Going Touch: Bringing the History of Criminal Law and the Holocaust to Library Users through a Multimedia Experience. (Poster Presentation). IFLA World Library and International Conference. August 19 – 27, Wraclow, Poland.

    • Smith, S. (2017). The CFLA/FCAB Truth and Reconciliation Committee. Association of Canadian Archivists Annual Colloquium, Montreal,QC.

    • Smith, S. (2016). Merging Collections for User’s benefit. Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Convention. Charleston, SC, USA.
    • 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

     

     

     

    Questions? Ask us!  Chat • Email • Text • Call            Send feedback    Report a problem

    Back to top