Concordia University

Melinda Reinhart

Art Education, Art History, Cinema, Creative Arts Therapies, Design and Computations Arts, and Studio Arts Subject Librarian

Research interests

Women Artists (Canada)
Artists' Books and Small Presses


Masters of Arts in Art History, 2005. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.
Masters in Library and Information Studies, 1990. McGill University, Montreal Quebec.
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta.



Sean Swanick, Sharon Rankin, and Melinda Reinhart. "Curating Exhibitions in Academic Libraries: Practical Steps." Practical Academic Librarianship: The International Journal of the SLA Academic Division. 5.1 (2015). 

Non peer-reviewed

Collaborations: Webster Library, Concordia University and Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery.” MOQDOC Bulletin 22:1 (Fall 2012): 9, 11.

CERO (Canadian Exhibition Reviews Online Database. MOQDOC 19.2 (Fall 2010): 8.

Canadian Women Artist History Initiative. MOQDOC  17.2 (Spring 2008): 11-12.

ARLIS/Canada Conference 2002 for ARLIS/MOQ. MOQDOC  12.1 (May 2003): 21-22.

National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives Occasional Paper Series: Book Review.  Journal of Canadian Art History 23.1/2 (2002): 122-127.


Canadian Women Artists Bio-bibliographic Database. (Montreal: Concordia University), 2006- .


Curating Exhibitions in an Academic Library: Practical Steps and Lessons Learned for a Successful Display. at ABQLA’s College and Research Section. Montreal, Quebec, April 3, 2012

Women Artists in Canada: 1800-1950: Bio-bibliography Web Based databases. Poster Session co-presented with Janice Anderson at ARLIS/NA Conference. Banff, Alberta, May 7, 2006.

 Women Artists in Canada: Bio-bibliography. Co-presented with Janice Anderson at Concordia Libraries Poster Forum. Montreal, Quebec, May 7, 2003. 

Developing a Web Site for Art Education: Criteria of Selection and Evaluation of Sites.  Co-presented with Dr. Andrea Fairchild at the SIGEM (Special Interest Group for Education and Museums) 2002 Annual Meeting. Learned Societies Conference at the University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario, May 2002.

The Electronic Artroom :Integrating New Technologies in Visual Arts and Communications Arts Education. Co-presented with Dr. Fairchild and Dr. Mullen at the Colloque sur la recherche en enseignement des arts visuels, Concordia University. Montreal, Quebec, May 31, 2000. 

Promoting/Communicating the B.I. Programme. WILU Conference. University of Ottawa, May 1995.


Exhibitions Curated

Articulating Spaces: Artists' Books. Webster Library. January 6- February 1, 2015.

Concordia Libraries Artists' Books and More. Concordia University: Art History Department. August 15-October 1, 2015. 

Various Small Presses. Webster Library, Concordia University Libraries. July 14-September 4, 2014.

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