Alex McAllister

Education: Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University (in progress) MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina at Columbia MM, Music History, University of South Carolina at Columbia BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library Responsibilities: Evaluate and select humanities resources in all formats to support undergraduate and graduate programs in the following areas: Art, English, History, Theater and Dance; and Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies Communicate with department faculty in my subject areas about curricular and research needs and to provide them with information on library services and collection development Perform research consultations and reference service for faculty and students Perform library instruction for selected classes Deselect materials from existing collection Service: Member of the ASU Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Member of the ASU Humanities Council Chair of the Belk Library Diversity Committee Scholarly Interests: Humanities research methods and methodologies Collection development issues in the humanities Iconology of the lute in Seventeenth-Century Dutch genre paintings Selected Professional Service: NC Live Collection Development Working Group (appointed member

There are 2 included publications by Alex McAllister :

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Outreach Through Collections: A Collaborative Design Project 2016 170 In 2014, Library Administration wanted a student-created holiday card to send to donors. The Special Collections and Humanities librarians worked with Library Administration to develop an outreach project with the Art Department. This poster reflects...
Weeding With Wisdom: Tuning Deselection Of Print Monographs In Book-Reliant Disciplines 2018 1079 As university libraries transition to digital collections and new services, their book deselection projects often lead to the adoption of cross-discipline quantitative weeding criteria (such as age and low circulation) in the interest of speed and ...