Online Reference Centre Coordinator Bio
Lorisia MacLeod accepted the role of ORC Coordinator in February 2020. She holds a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), as well as a B.A. with a double major in Anthropology and French Language and Literature.
Lorisia has had experience in offering instruction of everything from the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to teaching teachers about new digital resources to use in their classrooms. She has presented on her work on topics such as comics use in education and indigenization all across Canada as well as in the USA.
Lorisia brings wonderful and innovative ideas to the ORC Coordinator position reflective of her previous work helping to connect educators with tools to make their classrooms as effective, innovative, and accessible as possible. Her exceptional communication skills, along with her extensive experience presenting on various topics make her the ideal person to take the ORC to the next level.