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Michelle Atkin
Michelle Atkin
Associate Librarian
Library & Archives

PhD Information Studies, McGill University
Master of Library and Information Studies, McGill University
BA Political Science, Carleton University
Certificate in University and College Administration, University of Manitoba

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Michelle Atkin
BIOGRAPHY

Michelle holds both a Master of Library and Information Studies and a PhD in Information Studies from McGill University. She has previously held academic librarian positions at Carleton University (2003-2011) and Algoma University (2011-2016). Michelle’s areas of specialization are reference, collections, and library instruction.  

 

In addition to her many years of experience as an academic librarian, Michelle is a recipient of a Capital Educator’s Award from the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (2009) in recognition of her teaching at Carleton University. For over fifteen years, Michelle has taught a variety of courses at both the university and college levels. 

PUBLICATIONS

Atkin, Michelle Louise. (2013). The future of privacy in post-9/11 America. International Journal Intelligence Ethics, 4 (2), 13-47.

 

Atkin, Michelle Louise. (2013) Balancing Liberty and Security: An Ethical Study of U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (2001-2009). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

 

Atkin, Michelle Louise. (October 2012) Examining the limits of free expression through    Canadian case law: Reflections on the Canadian Library Association’s Code of Ethics and its supporting Statement on Intellectual Freedom. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 53(4), 239-253.

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS
  •     Best Paper, ALISE 2012 Conference
  •     Capital Educator’s Award (Teaching Award) (2009)
  •     Librarian Professional Achievement Award Carleton University (2007 - 2008)
PROFESSIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

St. Jerome’s University 

Member/Chair, Library Advisory Committee (2022-) 

Member, Academic Committee (2022-) 

Member, Experiential Learning Advisory Committee (2022)

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