New Director Appointed to Digital Library

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Christina Wilson has been appointed Director of the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library, effective November 17, 2008.

Ms. Wilson was The Alberta Library's Emerging Technologies Librarian, where she provided leadership and consulting services to the public library community.

Ms. Wilson gained considerable senior-level experience as the Manager of Technical Services and Support for the Cambridge Libraries and Galleries. As President of the Ontario Public Library Association, she played a key role in developing The One Place to Look, the province's strategic plan for library services.

Ms. Wilson completed her Masters of Library and Information Science at the University of Western Ontario, and holds an M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in History and Politics. As Director of the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library, Ms. Wilson will lead in the planning, implementation, evaluation and administration of the initiative.

The Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library provides Alberta-based digital content that supports the program needs of 35 post-secondary institutions. This includes licensing digital journals, books, reference materials and other specialized information.

"This high-tech resource gives students and faculty unlimited access to resources, regardless of their institution or location," says Ernie Ingles, University of Alberta Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian, and Chair of the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library Committee. …