Mr. Thomson has been a librarian at Laurentian since 1975. On top of the three years he spent at the University of Saskatchewan, he now has over 40 years experience. Currently, he is responsible for English Language Library Instruction, the Institutional Repository LUZoneLU, Interlibrary Loan, Distance Education Library Services, Reference, Collection Development for the Faculty of Health, as well as English Language Secondary School Instruction.
In the community, he has been a member of the Board of the Sudbury-Manitoulin Children's Aid Society on and off since 1986--returning for his third term as President in 2016 ; currently he is also President of the United Way for the Disticts of Sudbury and Nipissing.
- B.A. (U. of T.)
- M.A. (McMaster)
- B.Ed. (U. of T.)
- M.L.S. (U. of T.)
Currently produces an Annual Bibliography of Works by and about Margaret Atwood for the Margaret Atwood Society, a division of the Modern Languages Association.
- Massey College Junior Fellowship, 1971
- Beta Phi Mu, 1972
- OCUFA Academic Librarianship Award, 1998
- CAUT Academic Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award, 2016