Research Associate, Centre for International Studies; Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto; Co-investigator, "Strengthening Canada's Environmental Community through International Regime Reform" (the EnviReform project) at the University of Toronto.
Professor Hajnal has been a member of the G7/G8 Research Group of the University since 1988 and has attended eleven summits (1989-92,1994-98, 2000 and 2001). He co-ordinates and supervises the development and maintenance of the G8 Research Collection at the Graham Library of Trinity College, University of Toronto. His most recent books are The G7/G8 System: Evolution, Role and Documentation (Aldershot, Eng.; Brookfield, VT.; Singapore; Sydney: Ashgate, 1999); International Information: Documents, Publications and Electronic Information of International Governmental Organizations, 2nd ed., editor (Englewood, Co.: Libraries Unlimited, vol. 1, 1997; vol. 2, 2001); and Civil Society in the Information Age, editor(Ashgate, 2002).
He retired from the University of Toronto Library in December 1997 as International Organizations and Government Information Specialist. His earlier work included ten years on the staff of the United Nations.
He was the first recipient--in 1991--of the Academic Librarianship Award of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations; in 1997 he received the James Bennett Childs Award of the American Library Association for a lifetime, significant contribution to the field of documents librarianship.