School of Library and Information Studies

Adjunct Professors

Gail de Vos

Adjunct Professor
Storyteller and Consultant
(780) 492-3930
gail.devos@gmail.com  
MLIS, University of Alberta, 1988

Research & Professional Interests:

  • Storytelling in school and public libraries,
  • Children's literature,
  • Graphic novels and comic books.

Selected Courses, Guest Lectures, Contributions:
LIS 510 Storytelling
LIS 518 Comic Books and Graphic Novels in School and Public Libraries
LIS 516 Canadian Children's Literature for Young People in Schools and Libraries 


Pilar Martinez

Adjunct Professor
Chief Executive Officer
Edmonton Public Library
(780) 886-4547
pmartinez@epl.ca
MLIS, University of Alberta, 1990

Research & Professional Interests:

  • SLIS School Council,
  • Accreditation Advisory Committee,
  • Mentoring, practicums, jobs.

Frank Tough

Adjunct Professor
Professor, Faculty of Native Studies
University of Alberta
(780) 439-7937
ftough@ualberta.ca
PhD (Geography), York University, 1987

Research & Professional Interests:

  • SLIS School Council, 
  • Scholarships,
  • Indigenous student recruitment, mentoring, and hiring.