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Carol Shepstone fonds
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- Architectural drawing
- Textual record
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- Technical drawing
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- Source of title proper: Title supplied based on provenance of the fonds.
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1992-2017, predominant 2000-2017 (Creation)
- Carol Shepstone
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264 architectural drawings
25.9 cm of textual records
10 technical drawings
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"Carol Shepstone has been working in academic libraries for more than 18 years. [She became Ryerson University's Chief Librarian in September 2017.] As the former university librarian at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, she helped transition the Library through periods of significant institutional change, and provided key leadership in planning the new Riddell Library and Learning Centre facility, which is set to open July 2017. Her career has also included leadership roles with the University of Saskatchewan Libraries and positions with both the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library system and the Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Carol also has experience working in archives, academic research institutes, and public libraries.
Carol is an active member of many association boards, advisory committees, and academic library consortia. She is currently serving as vice-chair of the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN), and vice-chair of the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL). Her research interests include organizational culture, perceptions of the value and impact of academic libraries, library building design, and intellectual property.
Carol holds a bachelor of arts in Cultural Anthropology (Museum Studies) from UBC, where she also received her Master of Library and Information Studies. She is currently pursuing an LLM in intellectual property law from Osgoode Hall Law School on a part-time basis."
Scope and content
Fonds illustrates the planning and design of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre, which was led by Shepstone as University Librarian. The fonds consists of three series which documents furniture planning, architectural, and electrical drawings, new library planning, and administration for the Riddell Library and Learning Centre and the Mount Royal College Library. Other records document architecture firm's planning for the RLLC and Mount Royal College planning. The fonds also contains publications, memorabilia, and artwork.
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Fonds was donated by Carol Shepstone in September 2017.
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Some files restricted for privacy reasons. Please see lower-level descriptions for details and consult archivist.
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Full description available at: https://archives.mtroyal.ca/f0010
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