Staff Profile Series: Brian Alberton

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Brian Alberton

Name: Brian Alberton

Position: JASI Support Analyst

I’ve grown up and lived in the Sudbury area most of my life.  Though I’ve always loved libraries, I didn’t expect to end up in this field. I couldn’t be happier about it!


My favourite meal is…

Homemade gnocchi and garlic bread

My desert island record is…

Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf

A random and seldom known fact about me is…

I was born in Kitimat, British Columbia despite my parents both being from the Sudbury area and almost never leaving it.  We moved back to Ontario shortly after I was born, so I have no memories of it.

My favourite task or project in my OLS work role is…

In general, I especially like when librarians contact us with ideas that turn into special projects. It’s a nice change of pace from the routine and isn’t as stressful as trying to figure out a mystery error. I also enjoy creating new reports that aren’t the usual requests. I find it very interesting to look at library data in new ways.