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Brian Cameron
Brief Curriculum Vitae

University Address: Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
tel: 416.979.5000, ext 6886; fax: 416.979.5215

Employment

July 2000 to present - Digital Initiatives Librarian, Ryerson University Library
1998-2000 - Information Specialist, Health Sciences Libraries, University Health Network (formerly, The Toronto Hospital)
1994-1998 - Library Assistant; Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, The Toronto Hospital

Education

1995 - M.L.S. University of Toronto (FI), Toronto, Ontario

1991 - M.A. Wilfrid Laurier University (History), Waterloo, Ontario

1988 - B.A. (Hons.) University of Guelph (History & Political Science), Guelph, Ontario

2012 - Instructional Skills Workshop Certificate, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

Publications

M.A. Thesis
Cameron, Brian D. German-Soviet Cooperation in the Baltic States and Poland, 1918-1920. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of History, 1991 (171 pages. ISBN 0-315-68690-1) (abstract) Supervisor: George Urbaniak.

Refereed:

Cameron, Brian D. Trends in the Usage of ISI Bibliometric Data: Uses, Abuses, and Implications. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 5(1): 105-125, 2005 January. [link]
This article won the 2006 Johns Hopkins University Press Award for best article featured in portal: Libraries and the Academy in the 2005 volume.

Cheung, Ophelia, Susan Patrick, Brian D. Cameron, Elizabeth Bishop, & Lucina Fraser. Restructuring the Academic Library: Teams-based Management and the Merger of Interlibrary Loans with Circulation and Reserve. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply, 14(2): 5-17, 2003. [link]

Cameron, Brian D. Celiac Disease: Internet Resources. Health Care on the Internet. 6(3): 23-32, 2002. [link]

Non-Refereed:

Cameron, Brian D. and Cecile Farnum. Promoting Professionalism and Academic Librarianship: Observations on the Marketing of the M.L.S. Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research. 2(2), 2007. [link]

Cameron, Brian D. Now You Own 'em Now You Don't: E-journals and the Academic Library. Nexus. No. 14: [1-2], 2002 May. [link]

Cameron, Brian D. DVD: An Introduction for Health Sciences Librarians. BMC: Bibliotheca Medica Canadiana. 20(4):163-165, 1999 Summer.
(preprint - pdf)

Cameron, Brian D. Adventures in HTML-Land: Creating a Web Site from Scratch. Information Highways. 6(3): 15-16,18, 1999 Feb/Mar.

Cameron, Brian D. Assessing the DVD Option in a Medical Library. Computers in Libraries. 18(10): 60-2,64-65, 1998 Nov/Dec.
(abstract)

Cameron, Brian D. Stereotyped to Death. Outreach Connection. 254: 13-14, 1998 Oct. 28.

Reviews:

Cameron, Brian D. Review of PDQ: Evidence-Based Principles and Practice. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 1(1): 150-151, 2000.
(preprint - pdf)

Cameron, Brian D. Review of Smart Medicine for Healthier Living: A Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults. BMC: Bibliotheca Medica Canadiana. 21(1): 284-285, 1999 Fall.
(preprint - pdf)

Cameron, Brian D. Review of Computers in Nursing's Nurses' Guide to the Internet. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 21(2): 264-265, 1999 Apr.

Cameron, Brian D. Review of Good Health Online: A Wellness Guide for Every Canadian. Health Care on the Internet. 3(1): 82, 1999.
(preprint - pdf)

Cameron, Brian D. Review of Running with the Caribou. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 159(11): 1406-1407, 1998 Dec 1.

Cameron, Brian D. Review of The Non-Designer's Web Book: An Easy Guide to Creating, Designing, and Posting Your Own Web Site. NewMedia Canada. 13(23), 1998 July 1.
(preprint - pdf)

Selected Conference Papers and Presentations

Cameron, Brian D. The Cost of Knowledge. Super Conference 2013, the 110th Annual Conference of the Ontario Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, February 1, 2013.

Cameron, Brian D. Know Your Rights: Publishing and Academic Freedom in a Digital World. Ryerson University. Toronto, Ontario, October 26, 2012.

Cameron, Brian D. Open Access Publishing at Ryerson. Ryerson University. Toronto, Ontario, October 22, 2012.

Cameron, Brian D. Journals: Rankings, Copyright, & Open Access. Ryerson University. Toronto, Ontario, October 19, 2012.

Cameron, Brian D. Scholarly Communications, Copyright, and Open Access. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, October 18, 2012.

Cameron, Brian D. Author Rights in a Digital World. Ryerson University Library Open Access Week, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, October 27, 2011.

Cameron, Brian D., et. al. The popularity of eBook readers and the Implications for Canadian Libraries (Panel Discussion). Digital Odyssey Ebook (R)evolution. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, June 10, 2011.

Cameron, Brian D. Digital Commons: Open Access Initiatives at Ryerson. Open Access Coffee House. Ryerson University. Sponsored by the Graduate Executive Committee, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, October 29, 2010.

Cameron, Brian D. Author Rights: Maintaining Control over your Publications. STLHE: The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 30th Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario, June 25th, 2010 [link].

Cameron, Brian D. Guest Lecture: Social Networking and Digital Citizenship, Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario, January 27, 2011

Cameron, Brian D. Scholarly Communication @ Ryerson. Scholarly Communication Workshop: Sharing Experiences and Inspiring Action. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, May 28, 2010. [link]

Chaves, Debbie and Brian D. Cameron. Impact Factor and Citation Metrics: What do they Really Mean? Super Conference 2009, the 106th Annual Conference of the Ontario Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, January 30, 2009.

Cameron, Brian D. Prospects for Scholarly Publishing at Ryerson. Sponsored by the Professional Affairs Committee, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, November 13, 2008.

Cameron, Brian D. and Cecile Farnum. Marian the Naughty Librarian: The Sexualization of Librarians in Popular Culture. Super Conference 2008: The 105th Annual Conference of the Ontario Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, February 2, 2008.

Polger, Mark Aaron and Brian D. Cameron. What You Can do with Your MLIS (Panel Discussion). Super Conference 2008: The 105th Annual Conference of the Ontario Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, February 1, 2008.

Cameron, Brian D, Roma Kail, and Fangmin Wang. Does Ryerson University Need an Institutional Repository? Ryerson Faculty Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, May 15, 2007.

Cameron, Brian D. and Ophelia Cheung. RACER: The World's Libraries at your Fingertips. Ryerson Faculty Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, May 19, 2004.

Boudreau, Jean-Paul, Gosha Zywno, Diane Granfield, and Brian D. Cameron. Advancing Research: How to Establish and Sustain Your Publication Record. Sponsored by the Learning and Teaching Office, the Office of Research Services, and Ryerson Faculty Association Professional Affairs Committee, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, March 10, 2004.

Cameron, Brian D. and Dan D'Agostino. The Impact of Impact Factors. Super Conference 2003: The 100th Annual Conference of the Ontario Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, January 30, 2003. (abstract - pdf)

Cameron, Brian D. and Ani Orchanian. Emerging Trends in the Provision of Library Services at the University Health Network: An Evaluation of the Program Management Model. Federal/Hospital Libraries Section - Medical Library Association/Canadian Health Libraries Association-Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada 2000 Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 8th, 2000. (abstract - pdf)

Photography

My photographs have appeared in various publications and web sites, including Now Magazine, NowPublic.com, Spacing.ca's photoblog, Metro News, CBC, Schmap!! Worldwide Travel Guides, Metrolinx Greenpaper #3: Active Transportation, as well as in Nexus (a Ryerson Library newsletter), and Herstory 2007 and Herstory 2008: The Canadian Women's Calendar (Regina: Coteau Books) and on a University of Toronto program brochure.

Professional Activities

2010-2013 - Editor-in-Chief, OCULA Online Publications
2001 - Director of Public Relations, Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association Des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada
1996-1999 - President-Elect, President, and Past-President, Toronto Health Libraries Association

Professional Affiliations

Ontario Library Association

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