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Library Administration

Dalhousie University Libraries administration and the University Librarian’s office is located on the main floor of the Killam Memorial Library.

University Librarian

Donna Bourne-Tyson
phone: 902--494-4089
fax: 902-494-2062
email: donna.bourne-tyson@dal.ca

Administrative Assistant

Nellie Renzelli
phone: 902-494-3601
fax: 902-494-2062
email: darnelda.adams@dal.ca

Administrative Officer

Janice Slauenwhite
phone: 902-494-6685
fax: 902-494-2062
email: janice.slauenwhite@dal.ca

Communications Coordinator/Media Contact

Marlo MacKay
phone: 902-494-3907
fax: 902-494-2062
email: marlo.mackay@dal.ca

Director, Libraries Human Resources

Sandra Dwyer
phone: 902-494-2138
fax: 902-494-2062
email: sandra.dwyer@dal.ca

Senior Management Team

Our mission

Dalhousie Libraries support and advance learning and research endeavours by providing collections, facilities and services that enable expedient access to the world's information and knowledge.

Our vision

Dalhousie University Libraries provide superior facilities and staff that promote excellence and innovation in the workplace allowing us to fully engage students, enhance the learning and teaching experience, and support researchers in a sustainable manner.

We are committed to understanding our students' learning behaviour and the needs of the Dalhousie community so as to provide collections, services and facilities that expedite the access and use of all scholarly information.


Killam Memorial Library
Dalhousie University
6225 University Avenue,
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
B3H 4R2

Employment in the Libraries 

Key administrative documents