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Corinne Laverty

Interests and Education

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Cory Laverty


Information Literacy (needs of Teacher Candidates and graduate education students; assessment in post-secondary education)

Information Behaviour (web searching practices of undergraduate, professional, and graduate students)

Educational technologies (use in K-12 schools and in online and blended post-secondary classrooms)

Teaching and Learning (student engagement; authentic assignments; experiential learning; roles for librarians in online course development)

Inquiry-based learning (models in Ontario schools)

Professional development models for academic librarians

Quality assurance standards for academic libraries


B.Music, Queen's University.

Post-graduate certificate in Music Education, University of London, England. Certified as equivalent to Bachelor of Education by the Ontario Ministry of Education.

Master of Arts in Musicology, Western University. Thesis title: Set design symbolism in Mozart’s Zauberflöte.

Master of Library and Information Science, Western University.

PhD, University of Wales, UK. Thesis title: Resource-based learning: Gateway to information literacy (2000)


Association of College and Research Libraries. Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (2017)

Ontario College and University Library Association. Special Achievement Award (2017)

Queen's University Librarians and Archivists. Liz Fox Distinguished Service Award (2016)

Ontario College and University Library Association. Lifetime Achievement Award (2013)

Ontario College and University Faculty Association. Academic Librarianship Award (2013)