Lorna was appointed Head of Academic Services at Maynooth University Library in January 2015. She joined Maynooth University from University College Dublin where she held the position of User Services Manager. Prior to this Lorna held several roles as subject librarian, supporting the teaching and research needs of a wide range of disciplines.
She has a professional interest in the impact library activities have on student learning and achievement and specific interests in how information literacy is impacted by student-centred teaching and in 2015, Lorna was awarded a Maynooth University Teaching Fellowship.
Lorna is the current chair Honorary Treasurer of the Library Association of Ireland. She also chairs the CONUL (Consortium of National and University Libraries in Ireland) annual conference and is representing CONUL on the LIBER 2019 local organising committee.