Academic journal article Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Profile: Aingeal Stone: Library Technician, Aurora College Yellowknife Campus Library

Academic journal article Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research

Profile: Aingeal Stone: Library Technician, Aurora College Yellowknife Campus Library

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How long have you been working in libraries?

I graduated from Seneca College's Library techniques program in 1985. Since then I have worked in public, academic, R&D, legislative and elementary school libraries.

What was your first job?

I worked in the kitchen of a tavern, bussing tables, washing dishes, restocking the beer cooler.

Describe your first library job.

I worked at the Brooklin Branch of the Whitby Public Library fresh out of college. It was a wonderful old Carnegie library, Children's in the basement level, Adult & Reference on the main level.

If you weren't a librarian/library worker, what would you be and why?

A professional genealogist perhaps. Because I love the research!

What do you like best about your current job?

I love the educational opportunities I have. My supervisor is very supportive of my educational goals, even allowing me work time to devote to it.

Describe your favorite conference experience.

The Whitby Public Library sent me to OLA one year, it was fantastic, to be among all these other library workers of every type!

What do you do for fun?

Sing, dance, act, read, travel, write................

Name one person you admire, and explain why you admire them.

My husband Harry Jacobs is the most admirable person I have the great pleasure of knowing. …

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