Susan Tudin's picture

Position: 

Subject Specialist

Department: 

Research Support Services

Research Specialist: 

  • Geography
  • Environmental Studies
  • History

Office: 

ML 238

Phone: 

613-520-2600 x2018

Email: 

About

Research Interests: 

  • Interested in motivating students with the 'spirit of inquiry' through information literacy
  • Involved in collaborative efforts with Faculty to promote information literacy
  • Helping faculty and graduate students navigate the new 'open access' publishing landscape
  • 30 years reference experience and recent graduate of Honours History @ Carleton

Presentations and Publications: 

For Graduate Students & Faculty & Conferences

  • 2011 - 'Graduate Student Publishing' - Member of Panel Discussion with faculty, hosted by Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies, 16/02/2011
  • 2010 -  (ongoing) Guest presenter for GEOG 5003, GEOG 6001and PECO 5001 on Graduate Student Publishing
  • 2012 - 'COS Pivot - Finding Research and Funding Opportunities' - Professional Skills Workshops for Graduate Research Students, 31/01/2012
  • 2014 - 'Conducting Literature Reviews' - Professional Skills Workshops for Graduate Research Students, 12/02/2014
  • 2016 - 'Literature Review Jump Start' - Professional Skills Workshops for Graduate Research Students, 18/11/2016
  • 2017 - 'Publishing your work' - Guest lecturer for GEOG 6001 for Phd candidates and faculty, 30/01/2017
  • 2017 - Co-presented 'Jump Start: Rethinking the Role of Academic Librarianship in Graduate Writing', CAPAL17 @ Ryerson University, 30/05/2017

Publications

Projects and Partnerships: 

  • Active library instructor for Information Literacy for the FYSM, all others levels students
  • Coordinator for 'Effective Searching and Writing Workshop' for Honours Earth Science students
  • Library course co-ordinator of Enrichment Mini Course (EMCP) in 2010 & 2015
  • Coordinator of Geography Awareness Week exhibit (annual event, 2014-17)
  • Library instructor for:
    • Geography and Environmental Studies Honours Research Workshops
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering Honours Research Workshops
  • Partner with FGPA re TA Training for Graduate students (FGPA)
  • Co-presenter for Thesis Jumpstart Workshops for Graduate students (FGPA)
  • Attendee at theses defence for geography graduate students upon request