Astoria Felix

📍 Toronto, Ont.   ✉️ astoriafelixj@gmail.com

Graduating master's student in Information Studies. Passionate about libraries, technology and information literacy.


Experience

Summer Student Project Assistant

Government of Ontario

Summer 2017 - Summer 2018

Senior Student Assistant

EJ Pratt Library

2016 - 2017

Student Assistant

EJ Pratt Library

2014 - 2016

Education

McGill University

Master of Information Studies

Class of 2019

Univeristy of Toronto

Honours Bachelor of Arts with Distinction

Class of 2017


Blog

  • How Information Retrieval Systems are Failing the Visually Impaired

    As an information professional, accessibility should be at the forefront of all our conversations. With the work being done by disability activists, including the popularity of viral hashtags like #DisabilityTooWhite and #AbleismExists, the conversation is more relevant than ever. Then why is it that the biggest information retrieval systems can't take the fingers out of their ears and listen?