Shane Watson, MLIS

Shane Watson is a Boone native and holds a Bachelor of Music from App State with a focus in organ performance/sacred music. He received his Master of Library and Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is also an avid fiddler who focuses on the traditional Scottish music of the 18th and 19th centuries and is active in promoting Scottish traditional music and its connection to the traditional music of Appalachia through performances and lessons.

Library Responsibilities

  • Erneston Music Library Service Desk Operations
  • Student Worker recruitment, training, scheduling, and supervision
  • Acquisition of materials for Erneston Music Library collection 


  • Master of Library & Information Science, 2023, University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Greensboro, NC
  • Bachelor of Music, 2018, Appalachian State University - Boone, NC

Service Areas

  • Library Council
  • Hayes School of Music DEI Committee - Music Library Representative

Professional Organizations

  • Southeastern Music Library Association
  • Music Library Association
  • American Library Association
  • North Carolina Library Association
Title: Music Library Manager

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2388

Office address
231A Broyhill Music Center


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