Lorna Dodd

Lorna Dodd is Institute Librarian at IADT and has strategic responsibility for the delivery of all Library services to both students and staff.

Lorna has worked in academic libraries for nearly 20 years and is actively engaged with both the national and international library community. Lorna is currently a Director and Honorary Treasurer of the Library Association of Ireland and a member of the National Committee for the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) World Library & Information Congress 2020.

Lorna has a Masters in Library & Information Studies (MLIS) and has presented at many national and international conferences and published widely in the areas of Information Literacy and Library Service Provision.

Journal Articles

Dodd, L. 'Embedding information literacy through critical skills, collaboration and a new curriculum’ SCONUL FOCUS issue 682017
Dodd, L. & Drennan, S. ‘Laptop Loans in UCD Library’ SCONUL Focus, Issue 422007
Dodd, L. ‘The future of librarianship: moving out of the library and into the faculty. How Problem-Based Learning is transforming the traditional role’, SCONUL Focus, Issue 41 2007
Dodd, L. ‘The impact of Problem-Based Learning on the information behaviour and literacy of veterinary medicine students at University College Dublin’, Journal of Academic Librarianship, vol. 33(2) pp.206-216 2007

Book Chapters

Dodd, L. ‘User Experience…. Our experience at Maynooth University’ In: Priestner, P ed User Experience in Libraries Yearbook 2017
Dodd, L. et al. 'Shining a spotlight on Students' Information Literacy in the PBL process'. In: Barrett, T. and Moore, S. eds. New Approaches to Problem Based Learning: Revitalising your Practice in Higher Education. New York: Routledge.2010
Dodd, L. 'Collaboration and sustainability: Integrating Information Literacy into Enquiry and Problem Based Learning Initiatives in UCD'. In: Barret, T. and Cashman, D. eds. A Practitioner’s guide to Enquiry & Problem Based Learning: Case Studies from University College Dublin. Dublin : University College Dublin.2010

Conference Papers

Dodd, L. ‘Adopting, developing and implementing an information literacy framework at Maynooth University’, Cambridge Information Literacy Forum, June 19, Cambridge, England2018
Dodd, L. ‘Adopting and developing an information literacy framework at Maynooth University’, LILAC Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference, Swansea, April 10-12, Wales2017
Dodd, L. ‘Embedding Information Literacy through critical skills and a new curriculum’, LILAC Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference, April 10-12, Swansea, Wales2017
Dodd, L. ‘User Experience….. Our Experience’, UX LIBS III, June 6-7, Glasgow, Scotland2017
Dodd, L. ‘The critical role of the Librarian in the development of a ‘critical skills’ community of practice’ Academic & Special Libraries Conference, February 16 & 17, Dublin, Ireland2017
Dodd, L & McKenzie, B. ‘The story of GAeL (Graduate Attributes eLearning): Embedding Information Literacy through Critical Skills, Collaboration and a new Curriculum CONUL Conference, June 1-2, Athlone, Ireland2016