Silvia Vong

Head of Public Services

Silvia is Head of Public Services and oversees the Access and Information Services department. Silvia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Art History and Geography from Queen’s University. She pursued a Master of Library and Information Science degree at the University of Western Ontario and has a Master of Education degree from York University. Silvia is currently a PhD student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Vong, S. (2019). Two Worlds, One Outlet: Zine-making as a Prompt for Critical Reflection for Professional Practice and Personal Development. In C. Smallwood and V. Gubnitskaia (Eds.), Creativity and Personal Growth for Librarians. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Vong, S. (March 24, 2017). Observe, Reflect, Action! Transformation through Reflective Practice in Librarianship. Paper presented at the Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL) bi-annual conference, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Vong, S. (2016). “A constructivist approach for introducing undergraduate students to special collections and archival research.” RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, 17(2), 148-171.

Vong, S. (2016). “Reporting or reconstructing? The zine as a medium for reflecting on research experiences.” Communications in Information Literacy, 10(1), 62-80.

Vong, S. & Lui, V. (April 8, 2015). Situating Students in the Scholarly Conversation: Poster Sessions as a Pedagogical Tool for Teaching IL Threshold Concepts. Session presented at the annual Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC), Newcastle, UK.

Silvia Vong, Head of Public Services
Silvia Vong,
Head of Public Services