New Director for Barber Learning Centre

Simon Neame has been selected as the new director of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Neame began his library career after obtaining a Master of Library and Information Studies from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at UBC.

He started as a reference librarian at Kwantlen Polytechnic University Library. From there, he joined UBC Library, first as a reference librarian at the Science and Engineering Division, and then in a variety of other roles, including teaching programs librarian in the Information Services Division.

In 2004, Leame became the assistant director of the Learning Centre, and he has served as the acting director since December 2010.