MISt, Library & Information Science, University of Toronto (2010)
MA, Art History, University of Toronto (2007)
Bsc, Psychology Research, University of Toronto (2004)
Subject specialist for the Anthropology Department and African, Black and Caribbean Studies. I am also the liaison for University College and the Levermore Global Scholars Program.
AREA 1. open access; new collaborative models between academics and librarians; scholarly communication
AREA 2. emerging technologies
AREA 3. art & architectural history
Isaac-Menard, Rachel and April Grey (2015). Rethinking service models: Mobilizing library access for all platforms. In Eden, B. (Eds.). Creating the 21st century academic librarian. Rowman & Littlefield.
Isaac-Menard, Rachel (2015), Transferable Skills and the Nontraditional Workplace: A Case Study of Internships with an Art and Design Theory-Focused Journal. Art Documentation, 34,
Isaac-Menard, Rachel and April Grey (2015), Database mobile accessibility assessment at Adelphi University Libraries. Journal of Web Librarianship, 9,
Isaac-Menard, R. & Graham Cairns (2013), The Duke of Lerma, Equestrian as a Roman Imperial Image in the Court of Philip III of Spain: A Historiographical Reappraisal
. Konsthistorisk tidskrift / Journal of Art History, 82,
Isaac-Menard, R. & Cairns, G. (2013, March). Archizines, blogs, web portals! Current architectural publishing trends and information access challenges for the educational market. Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL), San Francisco, CA.
Isaac-Menard, Rachel and Stan Bogdanov. (2015). Hack the Library: App building competition. In Internet Librarian.. California, Monterey.
Isaac-Menard, Rachel and Noreen Whysel. (2015). Social media and an architecture journalís digital archive. In Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. Symposium: Architecture & Archives.. New York.
Isaac-Menard, R. & Cairns, G. (2013). Using e-publishing as the foundation for the printed word. In Association of Architecture School Librarians. San Francisco, CA.
Isaac-Menard, R. & Harbour, C. (2012). Using current technologies to build relationships with academic staff. In Librariansí Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Other Scholarly/Artistic Work
Isaac-Menard, Rachel and Stan Bogdanov (2016). Hack the library: Organizing Adelphi University Librariesí first hackathon. College & Research Libraries News. 77(4): 180-183.
Honors and Accomplishments
American Library Association (ALA) Carnegie-Whitney Grant 2013
Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarship 2010
ARLIS/NA Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Participation 2010
Open Fellowship, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto 2008-2009
Rheinische Friedrick-Wilhelms-Universitšt Research Scholarship 2007
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) 2006
Dr. J. A. & C. P. Dickson Scholarship in the Sciences & Mathematics 2004
Co-Founder/ Head of Research Support, Architecture_MPS architecturemps.com 2012-
Peer-reviewer. Art Documentation journal 2012-
Peer-reviewer. Evidence-based library and information practice journal 2010-
American Library Association
Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (Chartered Member)