Leah Vanderjagt

Leah Vanderjagt is the digital repository services librarian at the University of Alberta, where she administers ERA (the campus digital repository) and its associated services, collaborates with colleagues to develop strategies to recruit content for the repository, and communicates with and supports campus users of the Open Journal System and the Open Conference System Hosting Service. Previously, Leah worked as the education programs lead and clinical research librarian with the Complementary and Alternative Research and Education (CARE) program at Stollery Children's Hospital. CARE is the first academic pediatric integrative medicine program in Canada. Leah has also worked for U of A Libraries in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and in the Data Library, delivering GIS and spatial data services. She is one of the two inaugural coconvenors of the Canadian Library Association's Open Access Interest Group. Her professional interests include open access initiatives, government information policy, advocacy movements for information access, and research librarianship.