Martha Whitehead

Vice-Provost (Digital Planning) and University Librarian

Martha Whitehead is vice-provost (digital planning) and university librarian at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. She is active in regional, national and international initiatives to advance digital research infrastructure and scholarly communications. She has served as president of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), chair of the Ontario Council of University Libraries, chair of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Research Knowledge Network, and as a member of the Programs and Quality Committee of the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. She is currently chair of the Canadian National Heritage Digitization Strategy, chair of CARL’s Policy Committee, chair of CARL’s Open Repositories Working Group, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Leadership Council on Digital Infrastructure. She played a lead role in the development of Portage, a research data management network launched in 2015 by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries in collaboration with other research stakeholders.


Stauffer Library
Office of the Vice-Provost and University Librarian
(613) 533-6000 x32516