Mary Kandiuk

BA MA MLS (University of Toronto)

 

 

 

 


Visual Arts, Design & Theatre Librarian /  Senior Librarian
Scott Research & Collections, York University Libraries
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tel: +1-416-736-2100 ext. 88890
Email: mkandiuk@yorku.ca


Mary Kandiuk is the Visual Arts, Design & Theatre Librarian for York University Libraries where she is responsible for collections, liaison and information literacy. She holds a Master of Arts in English and a Master of Library Science from the University of Toronto. She is the author of two bibliographies of secondary criticism relating to Canadian literature published by Scarecrow Press and co-author of Digital Image Collections and Services (ARL Spec Kit, 2013). She is co-editor of the collection In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada published by Library Juice Press in 2014. She is the recipient of the Canadian Association of University Teachers Academic Librarians' Distinguished Service Award and has served as Editor of the Innovations in Practice Section for Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research and as a Peer Mentor for the Canadian Association of Research Libraries Librarians' Research Institute. She is a member of the Board of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) / L'Association canadienne des bibliothécaires académiques professionnels (ACBAP), a national membership association representing the interests of professional academic librarians in Canada. Her current areas of research include special collections and Canadian artists' books.


Publications

Books

Digital Image Collections and Services. SPEC Kit 335. With Catherine Davidson and Aaron Lupton. Washington: Association of Research Libraries, 2013. 194 p.

Caribbean and South Asian Writers in Canada: A Bibliography of Their Works and of English-Language Criticism. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2007. 235 p.

French-Canadian Authors: A Bibliography of Their Works and of English-Language Criticism. Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1990. 221 p.

Edited Books

In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada. With Jennifer Dekker. Duluth: Library Juice Press, 2014. 364 p.

Chapters in Books

"Librarians in a Litigious Age and the Attack on Academic Freedom." With Harriet Sonne de Torrens. Current Issues in Library, Information Science and Related Fields. Advances in Librarianship 39. Ed. Anne Woodsworth and W. David Penniman. Bingley: Emerald, 2015.

"Introduction: Rights, Recognition and Respect." With Jennifer Dekker. In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada. Ed. Jennifer Dekker and Mary Kandiuk. Duluth: Library Juice Press, 2014. 1-5.

"Academic Librarians at the Table: Bargaining for Parity." In Solidarity: Academic Librarian Labour Activism and Union Participation in Canada. Ed. Jennifer Dekker and Mary Kandiuk. Duluth: Library Juice Press, 2014. 197-217.

Articles

"Academic Freedom and Librarians' Research and Scholarship at Canadian Universities." College & Research Libraries (Forthcoming 2018)

"Avoiding Controversy: Academic Freedom and the Library Exhibit." Art Documentation 36.1 (2017): 91-107.

"The Rhetoric of Digitization and the Politicization of Canadian Heritage." Library Trends: Libraries in the Political Process: Benefits and Risks of Political Visibility 65.2 (2016): 165-179.

"Building Success in Research and Scholarship through Peer Mentoring," Taking Charge of Your LIS Career: Personal Strategies, Institutional Programs, Strong Libraries, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section Satellite Meeting, IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 12-14 August 2015. Ed. Clare Walker and Eileen Breen. IFLA Publication Series.

"Promoting Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Canadian Academic Librarians." College & Research Libraries 75.4 (2014): 492-556.

"Get Published! Straight Talk from the Editors at Partnership." With David Fox and Ann Smith. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 8.1 (2013)

“Digital Images in Teaching and Learning at York University: Are the Libraries Meeting the Needs of Faculty Members in Fine Arts?” With Aaron Lupton. EB: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 7.2 (2012)

"Academic Librarianship: A Crisis or an Opportunity?" With Diane Granfield and Harriet Sonne de Torrens. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 6.2 (2011)

Reviews

Rev. of Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950, edited by Matthew Affron, et al. ARLIS/NA Reviews March/April 2017

Rev. of Biko's Ghost: The Iconography of Black Consciousness, by Shannen L. Hill. ARLIS/NA Reviews November/December 2015

Rev. of Art for Equality: The NAACP's Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights, by Jenny Woodley. ARLIS/NA Reviews November/December 2014

Rev. of The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, by Gary Neill Kennedy. ARLIS/NA Reviews July/August 2012

Rev. of The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, edited by Amanda Gluibizzi and Paul Glassman. Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 6.2 (2011)

Rev. of The Global Africa Project, edited by Lowery Stokes Sims and Leslie King-Hammond. ARLIS/NA Reviews May/June 2011

Rev. of In Allan Fleming's Archive, edited by Martha Fleming. Spec. issue of The Devil's Artisan (DA):  A Journal of the Printing Arts 63 (2008) and Allan Fleming's Many Worlds, edited by Martha Fleming. Spec. issue of The Devil's Artisan (DA): A Journal of the Printing Arts 62 (2008). Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada 48.1 (2010): 203-06.

Rev. of A Bibliography of Theatre History in Canada: The Beginnings to 1984, edited by John Ball and Richard Plant. CTR: Canadian Theatre Review 84 (1995): 75-77. (Invited Review)

Papers and Presentations (Selected)

"'We Bought a Bench?' Making the Case for Developing an Artists' Books Collection in the Age of the Digital Library," Charleston Library Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisitions, Charleston, South Carolina, 2017.

"Avoiding Controversy: Academic Freedom and the Library Exhibit." Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 44th Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, 2016

"Breaking the Silence: Defining Academic Freedom for Librarians at Canadian Universities." Faculty of Information & Media Studies, Western University, Ontario, 2016 (Co-presenter with Harriet Sonne de Torrens)

"Academic Freedom and Professional Autonomy: Librarians' Research and Scholarship in Canadian Academic Libraries." Beyond the Library, Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) /  L’Association canadienne des bibliothécaires académiques professionnels (ACBAP) Annual Conference, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, 2016 (Co-presenter with Harriet Sonne de Torrens)

"Professional Confidence, Collegial Governance, Academic Identity, Exercising Your Rights: Exploring Engagement with Faculty Associations." Beyond the Library, Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) /  L’Association canadienne des bibliothécaires académiques professionnels (ACBAP) Annual Conference, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, 2016 (Panelist)

"The Rhetoric of Digitization and the Politicization of Canadian Heritage." Digital Preservation as a Site of Contestation: National Heritage, Memory, Politics and Power - Beyond Technology and Management, Library Theory and Research Section Satellite Meeting, IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2015

"Building Success in Research and Scholarship through Peer Mentoring." Taking Charge of Your LIS Career: Personal Strategies, Institutional Programs, Strong Libraries, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section Satellite Meeting, IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2015

"The Campaign to Save Canada's Documentary Heritage." Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 42nd Annual Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, 2014

"Librarians' Policies and Academic Rights at Post-Secondary Institutions." TRY Library Staff Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2014 (Co-presenter with Diane Granfield and Harriet Sonne de Torrens)

"Opening Remarks and Welcome." Shifting Landscapes: Exploring the Boundaries of Academic Librarianship, Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) /  L’Association canadienne des bibliothécaires académiques professionnels (ACBAP) Annual Conference, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, 2014

"Get Published! Straight Talk from the Editors at Partnership." Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2013 (Co-presenter with David Fox and Ann Smith)

"Digital Images in Teaching and Learning at York University: Are the Libraries Meeting the Needs of Faculty Members in Fine Arts?" Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 40th Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2012 (Poster presentation with Aaron Lupton)

“Opening Remarks and Welcome.” Academic Librarianship: A Crisis or an Opportunity? A Symposium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2011

"Digital Images in Teaching and Learning at York University: Are the Libraries Meeting the Needs of Faculty in Fine Arts?" TRY Library Staff Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2011 (Co-presenter with Aaron Lupton)

"The Evolving Practice of Bibliography." 4th National Conference on the State of Canadian Bibliography, Bibliographical Society of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, 2007

"Best Practices for Recruiting for Diversity." Canadian Library Association National Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland, 2007

"Affirmative Action and Academic Librarians - Recruitment, Retention, Support." Ontario Library Association Superconference, Toronto, Ontario, 2007

"Recruiting for Diversity: Affirmative Action and Academic Librarians." Canadian Association of University Teachers Librarians Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, 2005

Profiles

"New Book Explores Academic Librarian Labour Activism in Canada." 28 October 2014. YFile: York University's Daily News. York University.

“Profile: Mary Kandiuk.”Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 7.1 (2012)

Pitt-Clark, Jenny."Librarian's Bibliography Offers Research Treasure Trove." 6 July 2007. Y-File: York's Daily Bulletin. York University.