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Michelle Atkin
Associate Librarian
519-884-8111 x 28207
Deb Addesso
Library Associate
519-884-8111 x 28240
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About Us

The St. Jerome’s University Library: at the heart of the campus, a seat of academic assistance and knowledge. Located on the second floor of  SJ1 - the classrooms and Library building, our physical collection includes books, periodicals, and audiovisual and electronic resources.

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Our Staff

Whether you’re looking for assignment or research assistance, help with course reserves or copyright, or searching for books and articles, the Library at St. Jerome’s University has the expertise to support your teaching and research needs.

Michelle holds both a Master of Library and Information Studies and a Ph.D. in Information Studies from McGill University.  She is responsible for the overall management of the St. Jerome's Library.  Her areas of specialization are reference, collections, and library instruction. 
Deb has over 20 years’ experience working in libraries. She specializes in acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, copyright, course reserves, archives and outreach and engagement. Deb holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Guelph, a Library Technician diploma from Sheridan College, and a certificate of Records and Information Management from Mohawk College.
Lorna Rourke
Media Folder: 
Lorna completed her undergraduate education at King's University College (an affiliated college of the University of Western Ontario) and her graduate education (MA and MLS) at the University of Western Ontario. For fifteen years (2007-2022), Lorna was responsible for the overall management of the St. Jerome's Library. In her role as Librarian Emerita, Lorna continues to serve the St. Jerome's University community through her various scholarly endeavours.
Library Asssistance is also available through the University of Waterloo Library.