Suzanne van den Hoogen

University Librarian
Academic Support Units

Faculty Member Information


Suzanne brings more than twenty years of experience working in and managing academic libraries. She joins Saint Mary's from Saint Francis Xavier University, where she held the position of Public Services Librarian and Education Librarian-in-Residence. Her positions of increasing responsibility at StFX included Emerging Services and Outreach Librarian, Online Learning Librarian and the Business Librarian-in-Residence. She is the Past-President of the Atlantic Provinces Library Association. Suzanne has also held leadership roles in other key regional and national organizations, including, Board membership for the Council of Atlantic University Libraries (CAUL), and Novanet, and committee activities for the Canadian Federation of Library Associations. Suzanne is committed to the library as a strong and vibrant resource for learning and research on campus. With her passion for education and a strong background in developing and implementing new and innovative services, Suzanne will be a welcome addition to the library team and to Saint Mary’s.


M.L.I.S, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University, 2009
B.A., Double Major: English, French, Saint Mary's University, 1991

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

van den Hoogen S, Fleuren-Hunter K. " At your leisure pilot project: Providing leisure reading materials to a university community through an academic and public library initiative. Partnership", Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research (Fall - 2017)
van den Hoogen S, Parrott D. "Communication, collaboration and cooperation: An evaluation of Nova Scotia’s Borrow Anywhere, Return Anywhere (BARA) multi-type library initiative", The Journal of Academic Librarianship 38:6 (Fall - 2012), 321-325
van den Hoogen Ms Suzanne. "Perceptions of privacy and the consequences of apathy: Biometrics in the 21st century.", Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management 4 (Winter - 2009)