K Jane Burpee

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Associate Librarian
Coordinator, Data Curation and Scholarly Communications
McGill Library
McLennan Library Building
3459 rue McTavish
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0C9
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Academic Profile

MLIS (McGill University),
Diploma in Environment (McGill University),
BA Sociology (Concordia University),
Diplome des Etudes Collegiales en Sciences Humaines avec mathematiques (College Jean de Brebeuf)

2004-2006 Winner of Presidential Distinguished Professor and Librarian Awards

As a member of the Research Enterprise and Scholarly Communication Team, I work to support, enable, and contribute to the research process on campus by engaging the research community, contributing to the research process, and raising awareness of and advocating for a community, contributing to the research process, and raising awareness of and advocating for a transformation in scholarly communication.

Presentations

Burpee, K. Jane. “Non nobis Sed Urbi et Orbi: Engaging with the Community Means Open Access to Research”, A poster presentation at UCEC – Community Engagement for Sustainabilityin collaboration with Global Alliance on Community Engaged Research (GACER) and UNESCO-APEID. Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, Nov 2009

Burpee, K. Jane, Barbara Christian, Michelle Edwards & Dale Lackeyram,  Embedding Academic Literacy into Courses Presented at the Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference. University of Guelph, Ontario, May 2008.

Burpee, K. Jane. Friends in the Classroom? The Technological Evolution of Learning Skills and Strategies LASSA Conference University of Toronto, Ontario, Dec.  2007.

Burpee, K. Jane. What is Information Literacy and why should it be embedded into the curriculum? Curriculum Symposium: Turf Grass institute. University of Guelph, Ontario, June 2007.

Burpee, K. Jane and Trevor Holmes. Teaching and Learning in your Second life. Presented at the Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference. University of Guelph, Ontario, May 2007

Burpee, K. Jane and Joan Giannone. Roving Reference the Continuing Saga. Ei Institute (virtual panel discussion), February 2007.

Burpee, K. Jane and Pascal Lupien. Notre Service a Guelph. Conference des recteurs et des principaux des universites du Quebec(CREPUQ) (virtual reference committee). Montreal, Quebec, October 2006.

Burpee, K. Jane, Harrison, Justin, and Lorna Rourke. Benefits of Buy-in: Integrating Information Literacy into Each Year of an Academic Program. LOEX of the West. Kona, Hawaii, June 2006.

Burpee, K. Jane. Focusing on their own words: Using focus groups to make decisions that matter. ACRL Western New York / Ontario, Chapter Spring Conference. Canandaigua, New York, March 2006.

Burpee, K. Jane and Barbara MacDonald. Re-inventing Reference Services. OLA Superconference. Toronto, Ontario, January 2006.

Burpee, K. Jane and Peter Wolf. Experiential Learning Theory. OLA Superconference Toronto, Ontario, January 2005.

Burpee, K. Jane, Knab, Sheryl, and Darren Chase. The Evolving Library: Expressing Ourselves with Technology. (panel discussion) ACRL Western New York / Ontario, Chapter Fall Conference, October 2004.

Burpee, K. Jane and Judy Wanner. Engaging in the Process. WILU. Victoria, British Columbia, June 2004.

Burpee, K. Jane. (Re) Designing your library website for usability: Tricks and tools for developing and presenting library information on the web. Ontario Library Service-North Annual Northwest Conference. (Content was also presented at the Northeast conference by Jeff Laitenen.) Thunder Bay, Ontario, June 2003.

Professional Organizations

  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Ontario Library Association
  • American Library Association
  • Special Library Association

Professional Contributions

  • Association of College and Research Libraries WNY/O chapter Executive Board Nominations chair and bi-annual conference planner 2006-2008
  • WILU co-chair/programming subcommittee chair 2005
  • Media Awareness Network — Web awareness committee member 2002-3