As a writer, presenter and consultant, Anita Brooks Kirkland specializes in the areas of information and digital literacy and the role of the school library learning commons. She draws on her extensive experience as a teacher educator, both as an instructor in teacher-librarianship for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), and in her previous role as the Consultant for K-12 Libraries at the Waterloo Region DSB. Anita is an OLA past president (2014) and currently chairs Canadian School Libraries. She shares an extensive collection of program resources, articles, and presentations on her website and blog, www.bythebrooks.ca.