On June 20, 2011 Gillian Connors joined the library's staff as Technical & Electronic Services Librarian. Her responsibilities include maintenance of library catalog records, ordering new materials for the library's collections, and processing those new acquisitions for use by library patrons.
Gillian graduated last spring with a Masters of Library and Information Studies from the University of Alberta, and relocated to Union College to take on the role of the Technical & Electronic Services Librarian. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Canadian University College, and previous experience in regional and special libraries. Born in Michigan, and raised in central Alberta, she is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. She has lived in France and Korea, and travelled around the world. Her research interests include digital publishing, emerging technology, collection development, and libraries in the 21st century.