The Scholars’ Lab supports a diverse community of digital scholars and scholarly makers across the University and beyond. As Digital Scholarship Services Librarian, Laura serves as the head of public programs and outreach for the Scholars' Lab. Through speaker events and workshops, she connects digital researchers at all levels with expertise, training, and ongoing discourse. She also manages the Makerspace, and in that role she is the primary point of contact between the Scholars' Lab and broader library services.
Laura has an academic background in English, Biology, and Information Science, and was the librarian on the Fall 2015 Semester at Sea voyage. She has an ongoing interest in digital publishing and new modes of scholarly communication.