Dana Thomas

Dana Thomas

Dana Thomas has been an academic librarian since January 2005. Within collections services, her responsibilities have included managing Ryerson University Library’s serials and electronic resources collections, including acquisition and technical support. She has also been responsible for subject liaison and collection development work, provision of reference services, and library instruction. Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Ryerson University is part of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) consortium which supports the provincial Scholars Portal project. Dana is primarily responsible for SFX and RefWorks at Ryerson, two of the services implemented across the consortium. In this role, she has been invited to present at Scholars Portal events and is a member of a Public Services Advisory Group which facilitates user-driven evaluation of Scholars Portal services. Her research interests focus on usability of academic library resources, and how changes in technology and library resources relate to research behaviour. Currently, Dana is on secondment at Scholars Portal as Evaluation and Assessment Librarian.

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