Access2015

Call for Convenors

Do you want to be part of the magic of AccessYYZ? Well, aren’t you lucky? Turns out we’re  looking for some convenors! Convening isn’t much work (not that we think you’re a slacker or anything)–all you have to do is introduce the name of the session, read the bio of the speaker(s), and thank any

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Access is Looking for Next Year’s Hosts

Do you love Access? Are you an event planning whiz, thrilled by the prospect of planning Canada’s foremost library technology conference? Were you inspired by the Herculean efforts of past Access Organizing Committees in bringing passionate, intelligent humans together to discuss and troubleshoot some of the most significant issues in libraries? Do you have a

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Announcing our AccessYYZ Binkley Lecturer: Molly Sauter!

The Access 2015 Organizing Committee is thrilled to announce that our speaker for the Dave Binkley Memorial Lecture is Molly Sauter! Molly is a Vanier Scholar and PhD student in Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She holds a masters degree in Comparative Media Studies from MIT, and is an affiliate researcher at

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Access YYZ Keynote Speaker: Amy Buckland!

The Access 2015 Organizing Committee is thrilled to announce that our keynote speaker is Amy Buckland! Amy recently moved to the University of Chicago where she is the Institutional Repository Manager. Previously she was Coordinator of Scholarly Communications at McGill University Library, where she was responsible for open access initiatives, publishing support, copyright, digital humanities, and

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