John Boyd

John Boyd
John Boyd
Phone number: 
(828) 262-2827
Fax number: 
(828) 262-3001
Office address: 
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 136
Job title: 
Information Literacy Librarian
Associate Professor
Learning and Research Services

Liaison Areas

  • Appropriate Technology
  • Building Science
  • First Year Seminar
  • Geology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

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Library Responsibilities

  • Provides research support to all library users through email, consultations, the Research Advisory Program, virtual reference, and at library service desks
  • Provides support for electronic resources
  • Provides liaison outreach/support for Science & Technology, and Social Science Departments
  • Develops and maintains web pages for the library website
  • Participates in the library's instruction and information literacy program


  • Ed.S. in Higher Education, Appalachian State University, NC
  • M.L.S. in Library and Information Science, Kent State University
  • B.S. in History, Political Science, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Service Interests

  • Serves on the Post Tenure Review Committee, Web Content Committee. and E-Learning
  • Serves on the University Common Reading Program Committee

Scholarly Interests

  • Reference Services in Academic Libraries
  • Information Literacy
  • International Library Development
  • Libraries in Communities