BiographyDr. Roy's writing, research, and service are centered on indigenous cultural heritage development. She recently has worked with iSchool students in studying how libraries serve military veterans. She studies literacy efforts. She serves on the Editorial Team of the European Conference on Information Literacy, contributing to the production of the annual conference program and published proceedings and serves on the Library of Congress Literacy Awards. She is currently exploring collaborations with "The Right Information: Information Skills for a 21st Century Scotland" research community. She was the 1997-1998 President of the American Indian Library Association (AILA) and the 2007-2008 President of the American Library Association (ALA).
DegreesA.S., 1977, Medical Radiologic Technology, and B.T., 1977, Allied Health, both from the Oregon Institute of Technology; M.L.S., 1980, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 1987, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Areas Of Specialization
Protocols For Traditional Cultural Knowledge
Literacy Support For Native Youth
International Library Development On Indigenous Matters
Cultural Heritage Development
Loriene Roy, Bonnie Brzozowski and Nick Homenda, The Value of Service Learning Projects in Preparing LIS Students for Public Services Careers in Public Libraries, The Reference Librarian 53 (1) (January 2012) : 24-40.
Loriene Roy, Teaching Reference: Strategies and Philosophies,The Reference Librarian 53 (1) (January 2012): 1-3.
Loriene Roy, Library Instruction; The Teaching Prong in the Reference/Readers Advisory/Instruction Triad, The Reference Librarian 52 (3) (July-September 2011): 274-276.
Loriene Roy, Bonnie Brzozowski, Sara Arnold-Garza, and Kristi Beauchemin, 'Are You Searching for a New Job?: Texas Public Libraries Provide Services for Job Seekers, Texas Library Journal 87 (1) (Spring 2011): 30-33.
- Distinguished Service Award, American Indian Library Association