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Head Librarian
Full time

Lisa White

White is the head librarian at Penn State Mont Alto. She works with faculty to develop appropriate bibliographic instruction sections and develops services based on the library as a knowledge commons. Her research interests include libraries' role in “study abroad” programs including the information-seeking behavior of American college students studying abroad and sponsoring library programs that celebrate cultural diversity. She is also interested in modern Italian politics and is currently developing an online bibliography of materials pertaining to Alcide De Gasperi, the first postwar prime minister of Italy and one of the founders of the European Union.

Most Recent Publications

White, Alica, Yunshan Ye, and Margaret Guccione. 2009. Study-Abroad Students: Designing Library Services to Meet Their Needs. Journal of Library Administration 49:187-196.

White, Alica, Jin Ma, and Lawrence Wetzel. 2005. Digitizing Glass Lantern Slides: The Mira Lloyd Dock Project at the Pennsylvania State University. Microform & Imaging Review 34:81-90.

White, Alica. 2004. The Twenty-First Century Library: A Postmodern Piazza. The International Journal of the Humanities 2:1285-89.


M.L.S. in Library Science, University of Maryland, 2001

B.A. in History, King College, 1976


E-mail: acw3@psu.edu
Phone: 717-749-6044
Fax: 717-749-6059
Office: Library