Caron Rollins


Caron Rollins, MLS.

Law and Government Publications Librarian

Liaison Librarian for Microforms, European Studies.

Rm 197 Law Library, Fraser Building 
University of Victoria Libraries
PO Box 2300 STN CSC
Victoria, BC Canada V8W 3B1
Tel 250-721-8566

Government Information blog

Please see the Libraries website for the various subject guides I have published, for example: Government Publications British Columbia,   Government Publications CanadaGovernment Publications European Union, Historical Foundations of the Common Law,  Indigenous Law, and Recovering Lost Law.

I oversee various depository-like  programs including the Government of Canada, British Columbia, European Commission, and the Asian Development Bank. I also am responsible for the Libraries collection of policy and legislative documents (or e-documents) from governments and international integovernmental organizations.  I work on collections, and provide reference and instruction in the Law Library.

MLS, University of Alberta.  1988-1996, J.A. Weir Law Library, University of Alberta.  1997 to present, University of Victoria Libraries;  Associate Law Librarian, Priestly Law Library 1997-2009, adding Government Publications to my subjects in 2005. I moved to the McPherson Library in 2009 and became the Government Publications Librarian and liason librarian for Political Science, European Studies and Gender Studies.  I was the Coordinator, Learning & Research from July 2013 to April 2015.

As of July 1, 2016 I have returned to the Law Library as the Law and Government Publications Librarian.  I continue to be responsible for Government Publications collections library wide.

Other duties I have in the Library include:  liaison librarian for the Microforms collections, chair of the Voyager (ILS) Web OPAC committee, and chair of the Web Archiving Working Group. 

National and regional committees:  past member and chair CLA's Government Information Network 2005-2015, Publications Canada Depository Services Library Advisory Committee 2005 -, BCRLG Government Publications Task Force 2010, COPPUL Municipal Government Web Archiving Group, Canadian Government Information Digital Preservation Network 2012- , ALA GODORT, and CALL/ABCD.