Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Loriene Roy

Loriene Roy is Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. She serves on the boards for the American Indian Experience, Academic Solutions Database, Outreach Connections Native Health Information Portal, International Children’s Digital Library,, and TexShare. Roy is founder/director of “If I Can Read, I Can Do Anything,” a reading club for Native students. She was the 2007-8 American Library Association President. Her awards include the 2009 Leadership Award, National Conference Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums; 2007 State of Texas Senate Proclamation; 2006 ALA Equality Award; and 2007 Library Journal “Mover & Shaker.” She is a Trustee of the LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund and Convener of the IFLA SIG on Indigenous Matters. She teaches reference, library instruction, reader’s advisory, and public librarianship courses. She co-edited books on librarian education and service/civic engagement, has written numerous articles, and delivered over 500 presentations. She is Anishinabe (White Earth Reservation), a member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.
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