Andrew Colgoni


Master of Library and Information Science

2009 Western University

Specializing in technology

Master of Science

2006 University of Guelph

in Applied Animal Ethology

Honours Bachelor of Science

2003 University of Toronto

Zoology: Animal Behaviour


Associate University Librarian, Student Success

Sept. 2019 - Present Brock University Library

Services Librarian, Thode Library

July 2013 - Aug. 2019 McMaster University Library

Manager of services and spaces in H.G. Thode Library of Science and Engineering. I provide team leadership and supervision to a team that supports responsive, user-centered services.

Adjunct Lecturer

Feb. 2019 - Aug. 2019 School of Interdisciplinary Science, McMaster University

Adjunct status granted in recognition of work done as course Instructor in the Integrated Science Program, including co-leading (with Dr. Sarah Symons) the Science Literacy component in ISCI1A24, ISCI2A18, and ISCI3A12., and for contributions to the School of Interdisciplinary Science in the Faculty of Science.

Science Fluencies Librarian

April 2009 - June 2013 McMaster University Library

Responsibilities include information literacy instruction in the Faculty of Science, curriculum development and program planning in the Integrated Science (iSci) program and special project work in the library as it related to information literacy and/or science.

Awards and Honours

Leadership Development

Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians

Forthcoming: July 2019

Northern Exposure to Leadership Institute


The Institute's mission is to assist professional librarians aspiring to leadership roles to develop, strengthen, and evolve their leadership potential so that they may be better equipped to lead Canada's libraries or information service organizations or programs in the 21st century.

Leadership Management Skills Institute I


The three-day workshop is for supervisors, department heads, team and project leaders, and managers interested in developing their awareness, skills and confidence as a leader and manager. This highly interactive workshop engages learning through case studies, personal reflection, practical application tools, and group discussions.

ALA Emerging Leaders Program


The American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity.

Executive Positions

President of the Board of Directors

Dec. 2017 - Present McMaster Children’s Centre Inc.

Governor, Board of Governors

July 2017 - Present McMaster University

Senator, University Senate

July 2017 - Present McMaster University


2016 - 2019 Ontario College and University Library Association

President / Past-President

2016 - 2018 McMaster University Academic Librarians' Association