Laurie Borchard, Digital Learning Initiatives Librarian

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and create digital learning objects
  • Provide research assistance at the reference desk, located on the first floor of the Oviatt Library
  • Collection Development for Computer Science, to request items for the library to acquire fill out the Purchase Recommendation form. 
  • Library instruction in Computer Science, to request a class visit fill out the Library Instruction Request form.

Course & Subject Guides

CIT 101

Comp 100

Comp 108 

Open Education Resources

Current Projects

Research Therapy Video Series

Meet the Librarians of the Oviatt blog series

Online Instruction Reporting for Librarians

Digital Learning Object Creation

Embedded Librarianship


  • Bachelor of Science, Information Media
    *Minor, English Literature
    Information Media: School of Education, St. Cloud State University

Presentations & Poster Sessions

Borchard, L. (2014). Digital Learning Objects: Produce, Reuse, and Advertise. Presented at Campus Technology Forum, Long Beach, CA. 

Borchard, L. & Fidgeon, A. (2013). Digital Learning Objects. Presented at Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA.

Borchard, L. & Fidgeon, A. (2013). Moving Online? Let the Library Come With You. Presented at California State University Northridge Faculty Retreat, Northridge, CA.  Faculty Retreat Poster