head shot photo Eva Revitt, smiling, hair pulled back and wearing glasses

Eva Revitt 

Associate Dean; Copyright Librarian
+1 (780) 497-4350

As the Associate Dean of the Library, Eva oversees library operations and provides leadership and direction to Library IT. Eva is also the copyright librarian, and subject librarian for anthropology, economics, and political science.

She is an active member of the university community and has served on many committees including twice on the Faculty Association Negotiations Committee; three times on the University Tenure and Promotion Committee; as well as the General Faculties Council; and the General Faculties Council Committee on Teaching and Learning. Her research interest include academic and feminized labour, academic governance, institutional ethnographies, library systems, students' information seeking practices, and copyright.

Selected Publications/Presentations/Conference Papers

Revitt, E. (Forthcoming). Tits, text, and talk: The neoliberal shaping of academic librarians’ work. In J. Henley, H. Sonne de Torrents, J. Szurmak., & M. Valant (Eds.), Academic Librarianship in Canada: Post-COVID Perspectives in a Neoliberal Era. Athabasca University Press.

Groover, M., Houtman, E. Revitt, E., & Rodger, J. (2023). Editorial. Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship, 8. https://doi.org/10.33137/cjalrcbu.v8.39842

Revitt, E. (2022, October 21-22). Collegial governance: Tactics and strategies for librarians and archivists. [Invited panelist]. Librarians’ & Archivists’ CAUT Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Revitt., E. (2020). Women’s work and the library: Ideological shaping of a feminized profession. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, 15(1), 22-34. https://doi.org/10.20355/jcie29391

Revitt, E. (2020). The academic librarians as the subaltern: An institutional ethnography of a feminized profession [Presentation]. ALISE 2020 Virtual Annual Conference.

Revitt, E., Magnus, E., Schrader, A., & Wright, J. (2019). 2018 census of Canadian academic librarians user guide and results summary [Summary report]. Principal investigator on a study conducted on behalf of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians. https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/JRDEPL

Revitt, E. & Luyk, S. (2019). The Role of Library Councils in Canadian Higher Education: An Exploratory Study. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 49(1), 140-158. https://doi.org/10.7202/1060828ar

Revitt, E. , Schrader, A., & Kaufman, A. (2017). 2016 census of Canadian academic librarians cross tables report [Summary Report]. Principal investigator on a study conducted on behalf of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians. https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/ZTIWOR

Revitt, E. & Luyk, S. (2016). Library councils and governance in Canadian university libraries: A critical review. Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1(1), 60 -79. https://doi.org/10.33137/cjal-rcbu.v1.24307

Revitt, E. (2013). Know thyself: Advancing your leadership potential [Presentation]. International Federation Library Association World Library and Information Congress. Singapore, Republic of Singapore.