CV

Education

Master of Library & Information Science (ALA-accredited)
University of Western Ontario  | London, ON
Sept. 2014 –  Aug. 2016

Master of Arts in English Language & Literature
Queen’s University  | Kingston, ON
Sept. 2012 – July 2013

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (Honours); Psychology
Mount Allison University  | Sackville, NB
Sept. 2007 – May 2012

Experience

Long-Term Care Outreach Librarian
University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries  | Winnipeg, MB
Nov. 2016 – June 2017

Liaison Librarian (Co-op)
James A. Gibson Library, Brock University  | St. Catharines, ON
Aug. 2015 – Apr. 2016

Virtual Reference Intern, askON
Jan. 2015 – Apr. 2016

Research Assistant
Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario  | London, ON
Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2016

Student Casual Library Assistant
Western Archives, University of Western Ontario  | London, ON
Jan. 2015 – Aug. 2015

Cataloguing Project Assistant
MacIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario  | London, ON
Sept. 2014 – Jan. 2015

Librarian-Intern
Sussex Regional Library, NBPLS  | Sussex, NB
June 2014 – Aug. 2014

IT Library Intern 
Sussex Regional Library, NBPLS  | Sussex, NB
Oct. 2013  – Jan. 2014

Teaching Assistant, ENGL 200: The History of Literature in English
Department of English, Queen’s University  | Kingston, ON
Sept. 2012 – Apr. 2013

Peer Tutor
Meighen Centre, Mount Allison University  | Sackville, NB
Jan. 2012 – May 2012

Presentations & Publications

Thorne, L. (September 26 2017). From ‘peer’ review to page views: Social networking for academics. Webinar as part of the Education Institute’s Bright Young Minds series

Thorne, L. (April 28 2017). Tell them stories: The art of crafting professional value through digital storytelling. Lightening Talk at the Ontario College and University Library Association (OCULA) Spring Conference (Hamilton, ON)

Thorne, L. (June 5 2015).  The myth of librarian neutrality: Adobe Digital Editions and the digital rights ‘movement.’ Presented at the Canadian Library Association (CLA) 70th National Conference and Trade Show (Ottawa, ON)

Thorne, L. (May 31 2015). The myth of librarian neutrality: Adobe Digital Editions and the digital rights ‘movement.’ Presented at the CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice Conference (Ottawa, ON)

Awards

SOGS Travel Bursary
August 2015

Student-to-CLA Award
April 2015

APLA Carin Alma E. Somers Scholarship
May 2014

Professional Development

eLearning in Libraries Symposium
Toronto, ON
November 16 2017

OCULA Spring Conference 2017
Hamilton, ON
April 28 2017

OLA SuperConference 2016
Toronto, ON
Jan. 28th – Jan. 29th 2016

OCULA Fall Conference
Online
Nov. 17th  2015

CLA 70th Annual Conference and Trade Show
Ottawa, ON
June 3rd – June 5th 2015

CAPAL15: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice
Ottawa, ON
May 31st – June 2nd 2015

OLA SuperConference 2015
Toronto, ON
Jan. 29th – Jan. 30th 2015

APLA 2014: Step into the Spotlight Conference
Moncton, NB
June 4th 2014

Professional Service

Board Member, CAPAL Communications Committee
Feb. 2017 – present

Chair, UWO CAPAL Student Chapter
May 2015 – Aug. 2015

CAPAL15 Conference Volunteer
June 1st 2015

Communications Coordinator, UWO CAPAL Student Chapter
Jan. 2015 – May 2015

OLA Super Conference Volunteer 
Jan. 2015; Jan. 2016

Professional Memberships

Ontario College and University Library Association (OCULA)
Feb. 2017 – present

Ontario Library Association (OLA)
Jan. 2015 – present

Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)
Sept. 2014 – present

You can also View Lydia Thorne's profile on LinkedIn

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