Staff Profiles

Sophie Bury , Head Librarian  –
Sophie Bury commenced her role as Head of the Bronfman Business Library on July 1st 2012. She has worked as a business librarian at the Bronfman Business Library since May 2003. She also served in the role of Information Literacy Librarian at York University Libraries from May 2010 to June 2012 which included chairing the Libraries’ Information Literacy Committee. Formerly she was the Business/Economics and Special Projects Librarian at Wilfrid Laurier University Library. She has an BA (Hon) from Trinity College, Dublin and an MLIS from University College Dublin, Ireland. See the Liaison Librarian page for Sophie’s collections responsibilities.
Angie An , Business Angie An worked as an Information Specialist at the Business Resource Centre of TD Securities delivering research services to investment banking staff and financial services professionals. Also, as a Sr. Compliance Officer, she worked to develop a centralized Regulatory Library at TD. Her other former experience includes working as a Research Associate at an executive search firm and as a Reference Assistant at an academic library. Angie holds an MLIS from the University of Western Ontario, an Honours BA from Brock University and she has completed her Canadian Securities Course. See the Liaison Librarian page for Angie’s collections responsibilities.
David Clink, Circulation/Reserves David Clink is the Circulation Coordinator at the Peter F. Bronfman Business Library. He also served in this same position in the now defunct Business and Government Publications Library, York University. He is also a published poet. He has a BA from York University.
June Hill, Reference June Hill is a Reference Assistant at the Peter F. Bronfman Business Library. June has a BA from the University of Toronto and an MLIS from the University of Western Ontario. Prior to coming to York, June worked in the Toronto & Richmond Hill Public Libraries, and in corporate and government libraries. June has also worked as an Information Architect at a major bank and for a web marketing agency.
Nola James, Circulation/Reserves Nola James is a circulation assistant at the Peter F. Bronfman Business Library. She is the evening supervisor, where she supervises and instructs Unit2 staff, and resolves issues that arise of a circulation nature . She maintains the reserve collection, by placing (and removing) print and electronic materials on reserve at the request of faculty and librarians, and handling patron questions/complaints from faculty, staff and students regarding reserves. In addition, Nola also supports the Inter-Library Loans (ILL, also known as Resource Sharing) service in this library, and processes Inter-Campus Borrowing (ICB) requests.
Xuemei Li, Business Xuemei Li has an MLIS from University of British Columbia, PhD (Webometrics) and MSc (Computing) from University of Wolverhampton, UK and B.A (Economics) from China. Xuemei has recently worked at Saint Mary’s University as the Digital Services Librarian. She has years of international trade experience in China. Xuemei is an active Webometrics researcher and is also interested in research impact evaluation. See the Liaison Librarian page for Xuemei’s collections responsibilities.
Graham Lockhart, Part-Time Business Reference Graham holds a Masters of Library Sciences from the University of Western Ontario and a Honours BA from the University of New Brunswick. He has worked at federal government libraries in Saskatoon and Ottawa, and with the College of the North Atlantic in Newfoundland.
Aaron Lupton, Business Librarian  –
Aaron Lupton began his role at Bronfman Business Library in September 2016, serving as Electronic Resources Librarian at York University since May 2009. Previous to York he worked as a business researcher for Deloitte and Touche LLP as well as a librarian for Stikeman Elliott LLP and Blake, Cassels, and Graydon LLP. He has an BA (Hon) and MISt from the University of Toronto.
Tanya Prince, Part-time Business Librarian  –
Tanya Prince, Part-time Business Reference Librarian – Tanya has a Master of Information Studies from the University of Toronto, as well as a BA from McGill University and an MA from York University. She lived for a number of years in Australia where she was the library manager at TAFE colleges in Western Sydney. Upon returning to Canada in 2014, she took a position as a research librarian at York University’s Scott Library before joining the Bronfman Library.
Savitree Puran, Circulation Savi Puran is a circulation assistant at the Peter F. Bronfman Business Library. Savi conducts book searches when items are not located by patrons. She also handles queries regarding overdue items. She is responsible for receiving and processing the new book acquisitions and for maintaining the new book display area. In addition, she maintains the reference collection.
Stephanie Quail, Business
Stephanie Quail holds a Master of Information and an Honours B.A. from the University of Toronto. She also completed a post-graduate certificate in Small Business studies at George Brown College. Prior to working at York University, Stephanie was a Business Librarian at the University of Toronto’s Business Information Centre. She has also worked as a researcher and library assistant at a variety of corporate and academic libraries. See the Liaison Librarian page for Stephanie’s collections responsibilities.
Matt Rohweder, Part-time Business Reference
Matt holds a MI from the University of Toronto, as well as an MA from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. He has also done doctoral work at the University of Toronto. In addition to working at Bronfman, Matt works at George Brown College as a Instruction & Special Projects Librarian, prior to which he was the Interim Librarian for the Center for Business and the School of Design. He also teaches College English classes at George Brown. As well, he’s worked at University of Toronto`s Archives as a Reference Archivist. In the past, Matt has also worked as a researcher and instructor at a number of colleges and universities.
Shelly Shapero, Part-time Business Reference Librarian –
Shelly has an Honours BA and BEd from York University and a Masters of Library Sciences from the University of Toronto. She has experience providing reference services across a broad range of business subjects including marketing, human resources, employee benefits and pensions. Prior to joining the Bronfman Business Library, Shelly worked at Aon Consulting as a Research Consultant and at a PR firm doing media monitoring for clients.
Dennis Skinner, Circulation Dennis Skinner is a circulation assistant in the Peter F. Bronfman Business Library. He is responsible for binding the current periodicals.
Toni Olshen, Librarian (Emerita)
Elizabeth Watson, Librarian (Emerita)