Leslie Farison

Leslie Farison
Leslie Farison
Phone number: 
(828) 262-2789
Fax number: 
(828) 262-3001
Office address: 
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 168
Job title: 
Information Literacy Librarian for Business
Associate Professor
Learning and Research Services

Liaison Areas

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics
  • Finance, Banking and Insurance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • MBA
  • Supply Chain Management

Library Guides for Research

Library Responsibilities

  • Develop, analyze, and manage digital, paper, and microform information resources that address the teaching and research needs of the John A. Walker College of Business.
  • Serve as the subject liaison to the faculty and students of the John A. Walker College of Business.
  • Faculty research support
  • Participates in the library's instruction and information literacy program.
  • Offers in-depth research assistance to individuals or small groups through the Research Advisory Program (RAP).
  • Provide reference services

Service Interests

  • ALA (American Libraries Association)
    • BRASS (Business Reference and Services)
    • ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)
    • CMDS (Collection Management and Development)
  • IFLA (International Federation of Libraries Association)

Scholarly Interests

  • Business information literacy
  • International librarianship
  • Research data management
  • OER (Open Educational Resources)
  • Data visualization