Anna worked as a Librarian Assistant in the Kelly Library, as a work-study and Young Canada Works student in the Nouwen Archives, and a contract archivist for the Sheila Watson fonds before her appointment from July 2007 to the Fall of 2008, as Interim Head of Special Collections and Interim Curator of the Henri Nouwen Archives & Research Collection.
Anna completed a B.A. in History and Celtic Studies (SMC) from the University of Toronto. She also holds a Master of Information Studies degree from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Archival Studies and Book History & Print Culture.
The new position held by Anna is responsible for bringing electronic facsimiles of archival documents to the Libraries' website with appropriate contextual information, developing policies and procedures for ensuring the preservation and accessibility of records with enduring value that were created using digital technology, and implementing a communications strategy that will make York's archival program and its holdings better known to faculty, students, and an international community of researchers.
Annas colleagues in the Kelly Library extend their congratulations to Anna on this well-earned appointment.
TORONTO, February 18, 2009 -- Anna St. Onge, former Interim Head of the Special Collections and the Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection in the Kelly Library has been appointed by the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections of York University Libraries, as Archivist, Digital Projects and Outreach effective Monday, February 16, 2009.