The SFU Library Editorial Cartoons Collection

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Project staff

  • During the summer of 2011, Elizabeth Laturnus, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database.
  • During the summer of 2010, Christine Davis, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database.
  • During the summers of 2008 and 2009, Marla Bissky, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database.
  • During June-August 2007, Megan Wiebe, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database, and wrote a report recommending improvements to the workflows used in the project. At the time of the project, Megan had just graduated from the Univeristy of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies.
  • During June-August 2006, Jeremiah Saunders, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database. He also investigated potential Web 2.0 features and other enhancements for the website. At the time of the project, Jeremiah was a student at the Univeristy of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies.
  • During June-August 2005, Tamara Cameron, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database. She also developed a set of teaching resources to accompany the collection. At the time of the project, Tamara was enrolled in the Masters in Teacher Librarianship program at the Univeristy of British Columbia.
  • During June-August 2003, Andrea Lam, Digitization Assistant, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database, performed authority control on the subject headings used in the database, documented various aspects of the project and recommended future areas for examination with respect to the creation and use of subject headings and the implementation of a syndedic structure for the thesaurus. Andrea also updated the website. At the time of the project, Andrea was a student at the Univeristy of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies.
  • June-August 2002, Denise Dunbar and Andrea Ryce, Digitization Assistants, catalogued, scanned, and entered cartoons into the database, performed authority control on the subject headings used in the database, recommended tweaks to the cataloguing and search interfaces, and researched and documented various aspects of the project. At the time of the project, Denise and Andrea were students at the Univeristy of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies.
  • During the first phase of the project (June-August 2001), Denise Dunbar and Ginger Warden, Digitization Assistants, catalogued, scanned, and entered the cartoons into the database, performed authority control on the subject headings used in the database, helped develop and test the search interface, performed the user testing, and documented various aspects of the project. At the time of the project, Denise and Ginger were students at the Univeristy of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies.
  • Mark Jordan, Librarian/Analyst (now Head), Systems Division, Simon Fraser University Library, managed the project, developed the database, and documented the technical aspects of the project.
  • Other Simon Fraser University Library Staff also had an active role in this project, including Ralph Stanton, Tony Power, Keith Gilbert, and Eric Swanick, SFU Library Special Collections; Mary Harris, Head of Library Processing; Lin Polson, Cataloguing Librarian; Maryann Reid, Cataloguer; Cathrine Wanczycki, Library Advancement Officer; Jack Corse, Reference Librarian; numerous Library Systems and Equipment Services staff; Paul Baldwin, Associate University Librarian; Todd Mundle, Associate University Librarian; Lynn Copeland, University Librarian. Ian Song also added a number of cartoons to the database.
  • Gwen Bird, Kevin Chu, Gordon Coleman, Enrique Cruz, Chris Linneman, Sylvia Roberts, Cathrine Wanczycki, and Sonny Wong helped test the database.