Silvia Vong

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 in 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.