UPEI Board of Governors appoints Donald Moses as University Librarian
The UPEI Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Donald Moses has been appointed to the position of University Librarian, effective immediately.
Mr. Moses served as Interim University Librarian from February 2016 to the time of his appointment. He has been a valued member of the UPEI Robertson Library’s staff since 2008, having served as Project Librarian-Island Lives, Collections/eResources Librarian, Digital Initiatives and Systems Librarian, and Digital Initiatives Librarian. Prior to coming to UPEI, he was a member of the library staff at Holland College.
“Mr. Moses has made a tremendous contribution to UPEI’s teaching and learning environment as well as to the community at large with his innovative leadership and willingness to share his knowledge,” said Dr. Kathy Gottschall-Pass, Interim Vice-President Academic and Research for UPEI. “I look forward to continuing to work with him and the entire Robertson Library staff as we move forward to grow and improve our campus library for the benefit of our students.”
Mr. Moses has a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Western Ontario (now Western University), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from UPEI. He has an extensive scholarship record, including several peer-reviewed publications, and numerous conference papers and presentations, and he has led software development projects for UPEI and the community. He has given numerous workshops and tutorials in PEI, New York, and Italy. He has received several awards for his contributions, including a UPEI Presidential Award of Merit for Professional Practice in 2012 and a CACUL Innovation Achievement Award from the Canadian Library Association in 2010.
He is also active in numerous professional organizations and shares his knowledge with the broader community, having given presentations to organizations such as Seniors College, the PEI Community Museum Association, and the PEI Genealogical Society.