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Graduate Students Guide

This guide is intended to help graduate students at MSVU make the most of the library.



This guide provides access to library information, resources and services that graduate students may need in the course of your studies.

Please explore the topics listed on the navigation bars on the right of the screen. 


For more information about library services and resources, please contact one of the following librarians:

Librarians & Archivist

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Lindsey MacCallum:

  • Scholarly Publishing Librarian
  • Humanities -- English, Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies

Lindsey may be reached at 902-457-6402 or

Book an appointment with Lindsey.

Kydra Mayhew:

  • Engagement Librarian
  • Social Sciences -- Canadian Studies, Economics, Family Studies & Gerontology, Political Studies, Sociology & Anthropology, Women's Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, Public Policy Studies

Kydra may be reached at 902-457-6200 or

Book an appointment with Kydra

Stan Orlov

Stan Orlov:

  • Systems Librarian
  • Business Studies -- Business Administration, Information Technology, Public Relations, Tourism & Hospitality, Communication Studies
  • Modern Languages

Stan may be reached at 902-457-6212 or

Book an appointment with Stan.


Alina Ruiz

  • MSVU Archivist

Alina may be reached at

Book an appointment with Alina. 


Sandra Sawchuk, MSVU Librarian

Sandra Sawchuk:

  • Data Services
  • User Experience and Engagement Librarian
  • Sciences -- Applied Human Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, 

Sandra may be reached at 902-457-6526 or

Book an appointment with Sandra.

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Nicole Slipp:

  • Collections Librarian
  • Education, Child & Youth Study

Nicole may be reached at 902-457-6403 or

Book an appointment with Nicole.