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.
Certificate in 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.
Master of Library and Information Science, Western University.. Thesis title: Set design symbolism in Mozart’s Zauberflöte.
PhD, University of Wales, UK. Thesis title: Resource-based learning: Gateway to information literacy (2000)
Ontario College and University Library Association Lifetime Achievement Award (2013)
Ontario College and University Faculty Association Academic Librarianship Award (2013)