Andrea "Andie" Leonard

Andrea Leonard
Belk Library: Room 255
Bibliographic Services
Electronic Access Librarian


  • 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


Invited Talk:

  • Leonard, Andrea A. "Health Care Institutions as a Prism for Viewing Multiculturalism in Asheville, 1880s-1920s," North Carolina Association of Historians Annual Meeting, College of Albemarle, Elizabeth City, N.C. (April 4, 2014). (Dr. Phoebe Pollitt, co-author, was unable to attend)


  • Pollitt, Dr. Phoebe, and Ms. Andrea Leonard. "A Kaleidoscope of Culture: Health Care Institutions as a Prism for Viewing Multiculturalism in Asheville, 1880s-1920s," Thirty-Sixth Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference, Boone, N.C. (March 23, 2013).
  • Leonard, Andrea, Kelly McBride, and Elizabeth Cramer. “Because Our Director Told Us So: Appalachian’s Delayed Discovery Service Experience,” Southeastern Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Rock Hill, S.C. (February 9, 2013).
  • Leonard, Andrea A. "Pop-up Your Data! Kinesthetic Learner in an E-Resources World?," Poster Session at LITA Forum 2012, Columbus, OH. (October 6, 2012).

Scholarly Interests:

  • Library and Information Sciences:
    • Electronic access workflows and digital management
    • Electronic access troubleshooting and I.T. culture
    • Digital Humanities
  • Appalachian Studies:
    • 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:

  • Participating in digital collections and archival projects
  • Peer-reviewing and editing scholarly writings
  • Building bibliographies


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