Sara Holder

Sara Holder is an Associate Librarian and Head of the Education Library and Curriculum Resources Centre at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She began her work at the McGill Library in 2005 as a Data Specialist in the Electronic Data Resources Service. Prior to arriving at McGill, she worked as a Reference Librarian and as the Interim Project Manager/Associate Director of the Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive at Princeton University. Sara received her MLIS from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, and her BA from Vassar College. She is active in numerous professional organizations, and she serves as a manuscript referee for several publications. Sara's publications have appeared both in monographs and in open access journals and she is a frequent reviewer for Library Journal. Her research interests include the changing role of librarians, library assessment strategies, information literacy, and collection development.


Library Collection Development for Professional Programs: Trends and Best Practices
Sara Holder. © 2013. 506 pages.
Collection development, the process used by librarians to choose items for a particular library or section of a library, can be time-consuming and difficult due to the many...
Academic Curriculum Collections in North America: A Comparative Survey
Sara Holder. © 2013. 19 pages.
Casual observance of curriculum collections in academic institutions will show many similarities, but also many unique aspects and regional trends. What is the reason for these...