Kimberly Silk has over fifteen years of digital media experience and is actively engaged in the interactive media, library and education worlds. She is currently the Data Librarian at the Martin Prosperity Institute, a think-tank at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.
Kim has a particular passion for digital collections and online communities. As a librarian, she prides herself on understanding how to provide the right information to the right audience at the right time, with a focus on providing a positive and rewarding user experience.
Kim’s research interests include emerging technologies in libraries and education, managing digital collections, and applying social media principles to knowledge management. She is also keenly interested in pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a librarian and a leader in the 21st century.
Kim earned her M.L.S. from the University of Toronto, and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Waterloo.