PASS: Librarian Secondees


Rita Vine Head, Faculty and Student Engagement University of Toronto Libraries

Rita is Head, Faculty & Student Engagement at the University of Toronto Libraries, a position charged with building capacity and opening doors to deeper library engagement with students and faculty.  Rita coordinates the library’s faculty liaison librarians, and oversees information literacy outreach and coordination for the central library system.  In her role, she finds opportunities to connect libraries and librarians with campus stakeholders; ensures continuing professional development of faculty liaison and teaching librarians across the system; and provides education to help librarians engage deeply with faculty on issues that impact their research and teaching.   Among the projects that Rita’s office  currently oversees are the Library’s Personal Librarian program, which matches almost 8000 first year students on its downtown campus with a personal librarian; the design and deployment of automated, discipline-specific resource feeds into thousands of courses in the University’s learning management system; and, librarian participation in over a dozen MOOCs offered by the University through Coursera and edX.

Eveline Houtman

Eveline Houtman Eveline Houtman Coordinator, Undergraduate Library Instruction, Robarts Reference Department

Eveline Houtman is a librarian in the Robarts Reference & Research Department. She coordinates undergraduate library instruction, designs and teaches library classes for both undergraduate and graduate students, and provides liaison services to faculty in Economics, Geography and Religion. She is also a PhD candidate in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at OISE.

Erina Lenton, Faculty Liaison & Instruction Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Bio and photo to come.

Tim Neufeldt, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Music Library, Faculty of Music
Bio and photo to come.


Thank you to Heather Buchansky Student Engagement Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries and Courtney Lundrigan Instructional and Reader Services Librarian, John W. Graham Library, Trinity College who were apart of the PASS Librarian Secondee team for 2015-16.