Donna Sevenpifer has been with Fanshawe College since 2009. She has worked as an Outreach Specialist, Data Specialist and, since 2013, a Research & Curriculum Librarian.Prior to joining the college, Donna worked as an ESL and EAP instructor, both abroad and in Canada. Her volunteer activities and work experiences with newcomers to Canada and international students provided insight on the language and cultural barriers these individuals may face when attempting to become both traditionally and digitally literate.