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About Joanne Paterson

Joanne Paterson is currently the Head Research and Scholarly Communcation

Previously: Head, Metadata Access, following a 3 year stint as the Coordinator of Western Libraries Open Access Institutional Repository, Scholarship@Western. She supervises the metadata specialists who catalogue library materials and oversaw the activities of Scholarship@Western (S@W), mentoring and engaging LIRM and other staff members as needed. She fielded inquiries from faculty, staff, and students about Scholarship@Western, which may have included, copyright, author rights, open access, and other related Scholarly Publishing questions, as well as requests for information about S@W programs and services. Joanne is keenly interested in digital curation and digital preservation, and draws on her background in musicology and the humanities to support digitization projects. Joanne holds a BMus in Music History and Literature, a BA in General Humanities and an MA in Musicology from The University of Calgary, in addition to an MScILS from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Bragging rights:
Honourary Scot


2018 - Present Head, Research and Scholarly Communcation, Western University Western Libraries

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Contact Information

Joanne Paterson, BMus, BA in General Humanities, MA in Musicology, MScILS
Head, Research and Scholarly Communcation
M2 D.B.Weldon Library
Western Libraries
Western University
London, ON N6A 3K7


Presentations (14)

Unpublished Papers (4)

Thesis (1)

Presentation (2)

Scholarly Communcation Roadshow (3)

Digitized things (21)