Librarian, Scholars Portal, Ontario Council of University Libraries
Jacqueline Whyte Appleby is a librarian at Scholars Portal, where she works on license negotiation, loading, metadata distribution, and user accessibility for books and journals collectively purchased by Ontario Universities. At present, Scholars Portal locally hosts over 48 million journal articles and 600,000 books, with much of that content sitting in a Trustworthy Digital Repository. Before she decided to pursue librarianship, Jacqueline spent many years shelving and offering recommendations in the fiction and children’s departments at Indigo. She is the co-chair of the 2018 Ontario Library Association Super Conference, a long-time member of Choir!Choir!Choir!, and a new mother.