May 21, 2022

Video: Meet the Chief Librarian at the University of Toronto, Larry Alford

We’ve embedded a new 90 second video clip with Alford below where he discusses the U of T library system.

Alford became Chief Librarian at U of T in August, 2011. Previously, he was Dean of University Libraries at Temple University in Philadelphia.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Library and Information Science and received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in April, 2005.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.