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Dr Linda B Alexander

Assistant Professor

Library & Information Science

University of South Florida
 

 
 

Educational & Professional Background

Education:

  • B.A. Sociology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • MA. Ed. Special Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC  
  • M.L.S. Library Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC     
  • MA. Ed. Adult Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Ed.D. Educational Administration, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2007 Presentations:

  • Florida Library Association (FLA) Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.  Poster Session “The Voice of Pride in your Library – Current Trends in Protecting the Reading Rights of GLBT Young Adults in your Community” April 12, 2007.

  • Florida Library Association (FLA) Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.  Roundtable Discussion on “Let’s Make some Noise in Your Library—How to Protect the Reading Rights of GLBT Young Adults in Your Community.” April 12, 2007.
  • Morton, Mary Lou, & Alexander, Linda. “Multicultural Cinderella: A Collaborative Project in an Urban Elementary School.”   Presentation at 7th Annual International Conference on Service-Learning Research  (IRCSLCE)   October, 7, 2007 in Tampa, Florida.

2007 Publications:

  • Kwon, Nahyun, Onwuegbuzie,  Anthony J.,  &  Alexander, Linda B.   “Critical Thinking Disposition and Library Anxiety: Affective Domains on the Space of Information Seeking and Use in Academic Libraries,”   College & Research Libraries, May 2007, Vol. 68 No. 3, pp. 268-278.

  • Alexander, Linda, & Miselis, Sarah.  “Barriers to GLBTQ Collection Development and Strategies for Overcoming Them.”  Young Adult Library Services (YALS), Spring, 2007, vol. 5, # 3, pp. 43- 49.

  • Alexander, Linda, & Morton, Mary Lou.   “Multicultural Cinderella: Results of a Collaborative Project in an Elementary School.” School Libraries Worldwide.  July, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 2. 

2008 Research:

  • Alexander, Linda, and Kwon, Nahyun.  Book.  Submitted Oct. 2007 to ALA/YALSA entitled, 50 Exciting Youth Programs for Multiple Cultures.  330+ pp.

  • Alexander, Linda.  An Online Course in Multicultural Materials for LIS Graduate Students at the University of South Florida.  Education Libraries.  Accepted and to appear in Spring, 2008.

 

 

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