Diane (DeDe) Dawson

MSc, MLIS, Science Liaison Librarian, Science Library

Diane (DeDe) Dawson has been a science liaison librarian at the University Library, University of Saskatchewan since 2009. In addition to her MLIS degree, she also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Science in Earth Sciences. Driven by her education and research background in the sciences, she has a strong interest in the ways scientists communicate the results of their research and how libraries can support this. DeDe’s research focuses on the many issues involved in scholarly communications in the sciences and related collections topics. She has presented the results of her research at various national and international venues including: the American Library Association annual conference, the Canadian Library Association annual conference, and the International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) conference.