Danielle Colbert-Lewis

  • Head of Research and Instructional Services
  • James E. Shepard Memorial Library , NCCU
  • dcolbert@nccu.edu
  • 919-530-5237
  • 219 Shepard Library
  • Durham NC 27707

Danielle Colbert-Lewis is the Head of Research and Instructional Services at the North Carolina Central University (NCCU), James E. Shepard Memorial Library.Previously she held the position of Research and Instructional Services Librarian at NC Central University, Reference and Instruction Librarian at the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh with faculty ranking. Librarian expertise includes the following areas: Reference, Information Literacy, and utilizing legal resources, First Year Experience Instructor, Institutional Repository, and Programming. Prior higher education professional student affairs experience includes serving the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development and the Office of Student Life as a Coordinator and Advisor for the following organizations: Asian Student Alliance, Black Action Society, Campus Women’s Organization, Freedom Honor Society, Rainbow Alliance, and Strong Women Strong Girls campus coach. Prior to serving the University of Pittsburgh professional experience includes the following: Assistant Director of Reunions and Class Activities at the University of Virginia Alumni Association, Area Coordinator at the University of Richmond Westhampton College, and Assistant Resident Director at Virginia Tech Residence Life. Research, presentations, and professional development focus on the following areas: Personality type theory and librarians, higher education leadership, social justice, information literacy, mentoring, emotional intelligence, teaching and learning.

There are 5 included publications by Danielle Colbert-Lewis :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Affordable Food for Thought 2019 16 It is a common practice for faculty membersto use high-cost textbooks for the purpose ofintroducing new information to college students. Due to cost, there is growing financial pressures on students. Likewise, the necessary disposal of quickly outdat...
The Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition) Book Review in Reference Reviews; Harlow Vol. 32, Iss. 4, (2018): 19-20. 2018 46297 Abstract from Review of The Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition):This review focuses on the published 1,144-page hardcopy print edition of the 2017 University of Chicago Press’ The Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (CMS). Readers also may subscr...
Encyclopedia of Black Comics Book Review in Reference Reviews; Harlow Vol. 32, Iss. 6, (2018): 29-30. 2018 46297 Abstract from Review of Encyclopedia of Black Comics: First and foremost, the Encyclopedia of Black Comics is eye-catching, the cover looks like a comic book cover. The entry also details the history of the person(s), their works, projects, creations...
Supporting the Changing Practices of Undergraduate Business Teaching at North Carolina Central University 2019 16 In the Fall of 2018, North Carolina Central University (NCCU) joined with thirteen other institutions to participate in an Ithaka S+R study to understand Business instructors’ undergraduate teaching processes towards developing resources and services...
Teaching Business Looking at the Support Needs of Instructors 2019 45 In 2018, Ithaka S+R gathered representatives from 14 libraries to understand how undergraduate business instruction can be better supported. This is the first in a series of projects that will examine teaching practices (as opposed to research practi...