Andrea "Andie" Leonard

Andrea Leonard
Office: 
Belk Library: Room 255
Phone: 
828-262-7744
Fax: 
828-262-2773
Team: 
Bibliographic Services
Title: 
Electronic Access Librarian
Rank: 
Instructor

Education

  • Master of Appalachian Studies, Culture concentration, Appalachian State University, in progress
  • Master of Library and Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
    Digital Collection Internship: Dr. Charles Goodsell Collection,
    Digital Library and Archives, Newman Library, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, Summer & Fall 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts in French, Virginia Tech, 1999, Summa Cum Laude, Commonwealth Scholar

Library Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a seamless and transparent electronic/digital research environment for students and faculty through managing the electronic access to resources, including trouble-shooting and developing preventative maintenance workflows.
  • Teach Information Literacy Library and Research Assistance Program (RAP) sessions as part of the library's instruction program
  • Engage in an active program of scholarship and professional service

Scholarly Interests:

  • Electronic access workflows and digital management
  • Electronic access troubleshooting and I.T. culture
  • Appalachian Studies Programs and Appalachian Special Collections, building stronger partnerships
  • Impact of technology and resulting globalization on Appalachia's identity: past, present, and future
  • French culture presence and influence on Appalachia

Service Interests:

  • Managing electronic resources and records
  • Peer-reviewing and editing scholarly writing
  • Building bibliographies