Getting Started as an Academic Librarian


Friday, May 21, 2021
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Online (via Zoom)
Registration is required. Please complete the form below.


Join us for a virtual panel discussion and Q & A with new UBC librarians about starting your career in academic libraries. We’ll discuss navigating the application process, CVs versus resumes, onboarding, confirmation versus term positions, and the annual review process. Our panelists will include:

  • Sara Ellis (Music, Art & Architecture Library)
  • Emily Fornwald (Education Library)
  • Prubjot Gill (Woodward Library)
  • Saeyong Kim (Asian Library and Woodward Library)
  • Kayla Lar-Son (X̱wi7x̱wa Library)
  • Sarbjit Randhawa (Asian Library)
  • Nick Ubels (Learning Exchange and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre)


This session will be moderated by UBC iSchool student Sofia Walmark. You are invited to share your questions in advance with Sofia at or pose your questions during this session.


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