Campus Directory: Leona Jacobs

University of Lethbridge

Leona Jacobs


B.Sc. (Major: Biology, Minor: Economics); M.L.I.S. (Library & Information Science)


Academic librarianship, Information systems and technology

Research Areas

Academic librarianship as a gendered profession, Academic status for academic librarians, Working conditions for academic librarians

About Me

- Hired by the UofL in 1989 as the Systems Librarian with responsibility for automating the library processes.
- Responsibilities over the years have included staff supervision, access services, assessment, and collection coordination, all in addition to systems.
- Current and primary assignment is as the Librarian (Sciences): Agricultural Studies, Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics & Computer Science, Neuroscience, Physics & Astronomy, Psychology.
- For a little variety: Endnote (instruction and support) and coordinating the UofL LibQUAL+(TM) survey.

Selected Creative Works

Please see my contributions in the UofL Institutional Repository.

Current Research and Creative Activity

TitleLocationGrant InformationPrincipal InvestigatorCo Researchers
If you negotiate it, will it be used? Canada University of Lethbridge Research Fund, $4,500, 2006-07.

Canadian Library Association, $1,000, 2005-06.

Canadian Association of College and University Libraries, $600, 2005-06.

Leona Jacobs, University of Lethbridge

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