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Yvonne Phillips, MLIS

Yvonne Phillips
Division of Student Success

Yvonne joined Red Deer Polytechnic Library in 2008; previously, she was a part-time Librarian at MacEwan University. She became interested in library and information studies after related work experiences at both a city archives and the Saskatchewan Hansard.

Yvonne’s subject area responsibilities include Creative Arts & Culture, Trades & Technologies, and Business. This mix suits her fine, as she likes to know a little bit about everything.

  • Master of Library & Information Studies, University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Arts (concentrations in English & Human Geography), University College of the Cariboo (now Thompson Rivers University)
Main Areas of Teaching

Information literacy
Digital literacy

Scholarly Activity

Select Presentations

Phillips, Y. (2019, March 11 & 12). MLIS perspective. What’s next?: Life after the Bachelor of Arts or Science degree [Presentation]. Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB.

Phillips, Y. (2018, January 24). I’m never doing that again . . . Or, the ins and outs of conference presentations [Presentation]. Research Common, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB.

Phillips, Y. (2017, April 20-23). Creativity, collaboration & coffee [Conference presentation]. Alberta Association of Library Technicians Conference, Banff, AB.

Phillips, Y. (2015, October 22). UK conference on user experiences in the library [Presentation]. Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB.

Phillips, Y. (2016, June 8-10). Setback? Exploring failure and resilience in the library [Conference presentation]. Library Instruction West, Salt Lake City, UT.

Community Involvement

Phillips, Y. (2017, October 6). Information literacy at RDC [Presentation]. Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Professional Development Day, Red Deer, AB.

Professional and/or RDP Leadership

  • 2020-2022 Curriculum Committee member
  • 2021-2023 Faculty Association of RDC Executive – Member at Large
  • 2020-2022 Faculty PD Supercluster Representative

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