Andrea Leonard

Andrea Leonard
Office: 
Belk Library: Room 254
Phone: 
828-262-7744
Fax: 
828-262-2773
Team: 
Resource Acquisition and Management
Title: 
Interim E-Resources Librarian | Metadata Librarian
Rank: 
Assistant Professor

Education

  • Master of Appalachian Studies, Appalachian State University, 2017
    Digital Project Internship: Katúah: Bioregional Journal of the Southern Appalachians, Special Collections, Belk Library & Information Commons, Appalachian State   University, Boone, North Carolina, Spring 2017
  • Master of Library and Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
    Digital Collection Internship: Dr. Charles Goodsell Collection (United States), 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:

Works collaboratively to provide leadership and direction for metadata creation, documentation, and integration between systems to maximize access and discovery to the Library’s digital and institution respository collections.

Scholarly Interests:

  • Metadata and digital workflow management
  • Appalachian Studies Programs and Appalachian Special Collections, building stronger partnerships
  • French culture presence and influence on Appalachia

Current Service Interests:

  • Appalachian State Digital Humanities Working Group
  • Western North Carolina Library Network
  • EBSCO Political Science Advisory Board
  • Artstor Digital Advisory Board
  • Digital Library Federation Metadata Assessment Working Group

Publications:

Library Science

Orkiszewski, P., Pollitt, P., Leonard, A., and Lane, S. (2016)."Reaching Millennials With Nursing History." Creative Nursing: A Journal of Values, Issues, Experience & Collaboration 22(1):60-64.

Orkiszewski, P., Pollitt, P., Leonard, A. A., and Lane, S.H. (2015). "Using a Nursing History Web Site With Today's Nursing Students." Nurse Educator 40(6):1.

Johnson, M., Leonard, A. A., & Wiswell, J. (2015). “Deciding to Change OpenURL Link Resolvers.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 27(1):10-25. Available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1941126X.2015.999519

Leonard, A. A. (2012). Conference Report on Rick Anderson’s presentation, “Is the Journal Dead? Possible Futures for Serial Scholarship” in “NASIG 2012 Conference Reports,” NASIG Newsletter 27(3):7. Available online: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/nasig/vol27/iss3/1

Coles, A. A. & Dougherty, W. C. (2009).Hang Together or Hang Separately: Improved Information Services through Communication and Culture.” College & Research Libraries News 70(2):110-113. Available online: http://crln.acrl.org/content/70/2/110.full.pdf

Appalachian Studies - Social Sciences, Cultural and Social History

Brookshire, L., DelCogliano, N., Freeze, M., Harsha, M., Leonard, A., McRae, D., Means, B., Montgomery, N.J., Pardieu, A., Parlier, A., Schumann, W., Watson, W., and Yerman, F. (2016). “Appalachia--'The Next Great Opportunity for Investing in America’: Interview with Earl Gohl of the Appalachian
Regional Commission,” Appalachian Journal 43(1-2), 52-63.

Brookshire, L., DelCogliano, N., Freeze, M., Harsha, M., Leonard, A., McRae, D., Means, B., Montgomery, N.J., Pardieu, A., Parlier, A., Schumann, W., Watson, W., and Yerman, F. (2015, Spring). Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale [Review of the book Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale by T. Wilber]. Journal of Appalachian Studies, 21(1), 132-134.

Pollitt, Phoebe and Andrea A. Leonard. "A Caring for Communities in 'The Land of the Sky': Health Care Institutions and Asheville Multiculturalism, 1880s-1920s." The Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians 22 (2014) : 1-31. (Winner of the North Carolina Association of Historians 2014 Brewster Award)