Katherine Penner (Associate Librarian) holds a B. Mus. from the University of Manitoba, and an MLIS from Western University. Katherine is the Music Librarian at the Eckhardt-Grammaté Music Library, and is also liaison librarian to the Department of Film Studies.
Katherine currently serves as Chair of the Service and Training Section of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML). In this role, she seeks out and supports training opportunities for staff in music information centres. On the national level, Katherine currently serves on the Collections Committee and has served in the position of Board Secretary for CAML, the Canadian branch of IAML.
Upcoming Posters, Presentations, Publications
Clark, S. & Penner, K. (in press). [Lesson Plan content for Cognitivism chapter]. In J. Dale & L. Pressley (Eds.), Learning Theory in Libraries. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.
Recent Posters, Presentations, Publications
Clark, S. & Penner, K. (2023). Supporting early undergraduate students: Using existing knowledge to develop critical reading skills. In Gascho Rempel & Hamelers (Eds.), Teaching Critical Reading Skills: Strategies for Academic Librarians. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.
Penner, K., Guise, J., Hristov, M. Nathalie. (2022, July). An Overview of Training for Music Library Staff. Presented at the IAML 2022 Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
Heinrichs, C. & Penner, K. (2022). Speed Databasing: A Database Workshop for Public Services Staff. Poster presented at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Virtual. https://www.eventscribe.net/2022/OLA/
Johnson, B., Hiebert, C., Penner, K., & Weiser, M. (2020, June). On a high note: Arts administration [Video]. Presented as part of the Desautels Faculty of Music On a High Note series. YouTube. https://youtu.be/jxtv2K5I6Fc
Penner, K. (2019, May). The New (insert subject here) Librarian: Fostering IL Engagement with a New Department. Presented at the WILU 2019 Conference, Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. & Penner, T. (2018, May). Where You Keep Your Rolling Stones Records: Pre-Recorded Music and the Evolution of Wes Anderson. Presented at the Film Studies Association of Canada Conference, Regina, SK.
Penner, K. (2018, May). Library Services for Faculty Producing Creative Works. Presented at the Canadian Association of Music Libraries (CAML) Conference, Regina, SK.
Guise, J. & Penner, K. (2017, June). Counterpoint: An 8-year Mentoring Relationship. Presented at the Congress of the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML), Riga, Latvia.
Guise, J. & Penner, K. (2017, May). A Place in this Faculty: Building Community through Teaching and Mentorship. Presented at the Canadian Association of Music Libraries (CAML) Conference, Toronto, ON.
Clark, S. & Penner, K. (2017). Assessing an event: Mixin' it up with the Long Night Against Procratination. In A. W. Dobbs (Ed.). The Library Assessment Cookbook. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.
Penner, K. (2016, May). Information Use & the ARTS 1110 project. Paper presented at the UML Spring Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.
Clark, S. & Penner, K. (2015, March). REUSE: Existing knowledge in library instruction. Paper presented at ACRL Conference 2015. Portland, OR.
Penner, K. (2014, June). Long Night Against Procrastination: The fully supported all-nighter. Poster presented at ALA Annual, Las Vegas, NV.
Clark, S. & Penner, K. (2014, May). Breaking the 4th wall: bringing the real world into your teaching. Paper presented at the ACRL North Dakota/Manitoba Chapter Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. (2014, May). Flash Reference: A new way of teaching the same old stuff. Paper presented at the Manitoba Libraries Conference 2014. Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. (2013, May). Flash Reference: A new type of one-shot. Paper presented at the Canadian Library Association National Conference, Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. (2012, May). Roving and Flash Reference. Paper presented at the ACRL North Dakota/Manitoba Chapter Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. & Walker, S. (2012, May). Non-traditional tools: A survey of mobile devices. Paper presented at the Manitoba Libraries Conference 2012. Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. (2012, April). User experience days. Paper presented at the UML Spring Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.
Penner, K. (2011). Mobile technologies and roving reference. Public Services Quarterly. 7(1), 27-33.
[Interviewed and Quoted in] Schmidt, A. (2011). Revamping reference. Library Journal. 136(8), 18.