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(587) 600-0084 

Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday & Holidays

Closed

Learner Centre Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Phone

(780) 644-6709

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed  11:00 - 11:30

 

Saturday & Sunday

Closed

 

Title Skills Languages

Allyson Brinston

    

E: Allyson.Brinston@norquest.ca

April Ramgoolam

Representative I  Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology  Information Literacy  Patron Service  

As an Administrative Library Assistant at NorQuest College, I help students, staff, and the public meet their library needs. At the circulation desk I assist with accessing library resources, navigating the NorQuest College website, and aid library clients in developing the appropriate research and citation skills necessary for academic success. Additionally, as the Administrative Library Assistant I manage NorQuest College Library's invoices, scheduling, bookings, statistics, library promotion, and resource updating.

E: April.Ramgoolam@NorQuest.ca

Beth Vandenboogaard

Acquisitions Technician  Interlibrary Loans  Acquisitions  Distance  ebooks  ereaders  

As an Acquisitions Technician I am responsible for purchasing print materials and ebooks. I am also responsible for our library's Interlibrary Loan service and providing library resources to distance students and staff. You will also find me at the front desk assisting students and staff.

E: Beth.Vandenboogaard@NorQuest.ca
T: 780-644-6081

Catherine Hergert

Library Assistant    

I am a Library Assistant at the Westmount Campus Library working in a shared position with Rita Jandrey. I am responsible for the day to day operations of the library including opening and closing, circulation, assisting faculty and students in finding materials to support projects, and pulling appropriate level reading material for student use during scheduled library times. I really enjoy helping students practice their growing English language communication skills!

E: Catherine.Hergert@NorQuest.ca
T: 780-644-6709

Emily Kroeker

    

E: Emily.Kroeker@norquest.ca

Eve Poirier

Mgr. Academic Support Centre & Head Librarian. BA, MLIS, MACT  Hiring really talented people  

I oversee the very capable operations that collectively make up the Academic Support Centre. This includes the following services: library service; writing centre; tutoring and coaching service; testing and assessment. Together, we strive to develop self-sufficient learners who are confident in their academic pursuits, research skills, and problem resolution.

E: Eve.Poirier@NorQuest.ca
T: 780-644-6258

Gisele Ramgoolam

Lead, Library Services    

As head cataloger, I am responsible for the organization and classification of the library's print and audio-visual resources. I lead the Collection Development Team and I manage the operations and staff of the Westmount Campus Library. You will also see me at the front desk assisting students and staff.

E: Gisele.Ramgoolam@norquest.ca
T: 780-644-6078

Kathy Zarft

Team Lead, Library Technologies and Technical Services  Ezproxy  WorldCat Local  ebooks  online video  

I love investigating and implementing new technologies. I provide support for the library's technology and lead the purchasing and cataloging team. I troubleshoot any problems with off-campus access to our ebooks, databases or online video. I select materials for our Easy Reading and Paperbacks collection and am very interested in promoting the benefits of reading to our students.

E: Kathy.Zarft@NorQuest.ca
T: 780 644-6077

Leah Townsend

Instruction Librarian  Captivate  Nursing  Psychology  Philosophy  Distance Students  

As an instruction librarian, I provide support for on-campus and distance students to help develop their research, citation and critical thinking skills. I teach classroom instruction sessions and meet with students for face-to-face and online appointments. I am also developing online interactive tutorials which focus on many essential library skills.

E: Leah.Townsend@NorQuest.ca
T: 780 644-6074

Liz Fulton Lyne

Lead Librarian (Instruction), BA, MA, MLIS  English Literature  Women's Studies  Information Literacy  Research Guides  

I am responsible for teaching and leading the ongoing development of our library's information literacy program. Our program includes classroom instruction sessions, face-to-face and online appointments with librarians, teaching and curriculum support, and online tools—all designed to develop students’ research, citation, critical thinking skills while promoting lifelong learning. I feel very fortunate to be part of this great team!

E: Liz.Fulton-Lyne@NorQuest.ca
T: 780-644-6073

Lorisia MacLeod

Instruction Librarian, BA, MLIS  Research and Citation  ESL  LINC  Academic Upgrading  YIT  University Transfer  English  French  Spanish (some) 

As an instruction librarian, I provide support for on-campus and distance students to help develop their research, citation and critical thinking skills. I teach classroom instruction sessions and meet with students for face-to-face and online appointments. I am also developing online interactive tutorials which focus on many essential library skills.

E: Lorisia.MacLeod@norquest.ca
T: (780)644-6072

Lucy Wright

    

E: Lucy.Wright@norquest.ca

Ngina wa Kaai

Engagement Librarian (B.Ed, MLIS)  Social media  Information literacy  Research and citation  Early literacy  

As the Student Engagement and User Experience Librarian, my role is to connect with non-academic communities and groups around campus and support them in their projects and goals through resources the Learner Centre can provide. I am also responsible for looking after the NorQuest Library's social media accounts, organizing events in the Learner Centre, and helping students with research and citation though the Writing Centre. In my spare time, I teach aquatic lifesaving and first aid courses and train new swimming instructors for the City of Edmonton, and enjoy playing board games of all sorts with friends.

E: Nginawa.Kaai@norquest.ca
T: 780-644-6080

Rita Jandrey

Library Assistant    

I am a Library Assistant at the Westmount Campus Library working in a shared position with Cathy Hergert. I am responsible for the day to day operations of the library including opening and closing, circulation, assisting faculty and students in finding materials to support projects, and pulling appropriate level reading material for student use during scheduled library times. It is a pleasure helping students achieve their English language goals.

E: Rita.Jandrey@Norquest.ca
T: 780-644-6709

Sara Kidd

Library Assistant  BA  MLIS  

As a library assistant I shelve and organize materials, help students and staff find and access resources, and provide support at the front desk.

E: Sara.Kidd@norquest.ca

Sarah Bailey

Instruction Librarian, BA, MLIS  ESL  LINC  AU  YIT  LES Pathways  graphic design English  French  Spanish 

I teach citation, research and evaluation skills. I create new research guides and tutorials that promote information literacy. I enjoy doing research, fixing technology problems, and helping students.

E: Sarah.Bailey@norquest.ca
T: 780-644-6072

Sherri Smith

Library Assistant  Information Literacy  Research  

You will most often find me at the circulation desk helping students with a variety of questions, from how to cite using APA, to locating the bathrooms and everything in between. When I'm not on the front desk, I work in the back room scheduling staff and booking rooms for library instruction among other things. I love helping students find relevant information as well as promoting literacy and lifelong learning.

E: Sherri.Smith@NorQuest.ca
T: 780-644-6076

Tanya Nguyen

Instruction Librarian, BSc, MLIS  Information Literacy  Biology  Chemistry  

As an instruction librarian, I teach research skills, information literacy skills, and APA and MLA style citations at the NorQuest College main campus.

E: Tanya.Nguyen@norquest.ca
T: 780-644-6075

Lynda.com comes to NorQuest!


December 05, 2018

Lynda.com is an online learning resource containing high quality content on a range of topics. It provides a vast online library of over 180,000 instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, Lynda.com is a high-quality resource for employees looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, communication, and a wide range of other topics.
 
We have provided you with access to the Lynda.com library, available 24/7 from work, home and on desktop, tablet or mobile until March 2019. Check it out!

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Learner Centre Interterm Hours - Holiday 2018


December 12, 2018

The Learner Centre will be changing our open hours for the interterm/holiday break in December.

On December 20 and 21, 2018, we will be switching to our interterm hours and will be closed for the holiday break from December 22, 2018 to January 1, 2019. Materials can still be renewed online during this time if needed.

We will re-open with the same interterm hours on January 2, 3, and 4, 2019 and be back to our regular hours on the first day of Winter term (January 7, 2019).

Interterm Hours:
December 20 and 21, 2018 & January 2, 3, and 4, 2019: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Have a wonderful holiday break!

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O Mitten Tree, O Mitten Tree!
11:26 AM 7200 min
Dec
17
2018

Donate a warm toque or a pair of mittens or gloves for our Christmas tree! All donations will go to local organizations such as the Bissell Centre and Boyle Street Community Services. Donations gratef...

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NorQuest Library Purpose, Values and Vision

NorQuest Library Purpose Statement

The library actively supports the academic mission of the college, inspiring life-long learning, collaboration and discovery within and beyond our physical spaces. We engage with our diverse college community to foster critical thinking, creativity, and learner success.

NorQuest Library Values

  • Excellence in customer service
  • Expertise, integrity and professionalism
  • Learner centred
  • Intellectual freedom
  • Equitable access to information, resources and services
  • Collaboration and communication
  • A safe and inclusive environment
  • Innovation, discovery and creativity

NorQuest Library Vision

The library will be a fully engaged partner in the delivery of workforce relevant education within and beyond the library’s physical spaces. We will play a leading role in supporting student success and lifelong learning at NorQuest. This will be accomplished by:

  • Developing an agile approach to service and program delivery
  • Pursuing intentional collaborations with college teaching, learning and service partners
  • Seeking out new technologies that support the innovation of library services, automation and self-service
  • Exploring new collection processes and opportunities

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