Alex McAllister

Office: 
Belk Library: Room 226
Phone: 
828-262-8472
Fax: 
828-262-2773
Team: 
Collection Management Services
Title: 
Humanities Librarian
Rank: 
Assistant Professor

 

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)