Alison S. Gregory

Education:

  • Master of Science in Library Science, Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Independent Study in History: Lycoming College Archives. Conducted a series of oral history interviews (the first in the college's collection) used to document the school's transition from a junior college to a four-year liberal arts college.

Honors:

  • Phi Kappa Phi (National Inter-Disciplinary Honor Society)
  • Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society)

Experience:

  • Associate Dean and Director of Library Services, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 2013- 
  • Instructional Services Librarian and Coordinator of Information Literacy and Outreach, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 2005-2013
  • Coordinator of Reference and Assessment, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Graduate Internship, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Committees and Memberships in Professional Organizations:

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries 
    • Instruction Section
  • Pennsylvania Library Association 
    • College & Research Division, Executive Board member and Division Publicity Coordinator 
    • West Branch Chapter, Steering Committee and Vice Chair/Chair Elect
  • Leadership Lycoming (Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce), Class of 2015
  • Lycoming College:
    • Secretary of the Faculty, 2013-2015
    • General Committee on Academic Affairs, 2013-
    • Academic Computing Committee, 2013-
    • Lycoming College Post-Grad Scholarship and Fellowship Committee
    • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter Past President
    • Scholars Discussion Leader (Spring 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014)

Select Publications and Presentations:

  • Forthcoming chapter: Gregory, Alison S., and Betty McCall McClain. “Building Critical Researchers and Writers Incrementally: Vital Partnerships Between Faculty and Librarians.” Chapter manuscript accepted and submitted for Information Literacy – Not Just for Librarians: Issues in Assessment, Teaching, and Application edited by Barbara D’Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, Barry Maid, and Janice R. Walker.    
  • Broussard, Mary J. Snyder, Rebecca Wilson, Janet McNeil Hurlbert, and Alison S. Gregory. "Faculty and Undergraduate Perceptions of Expertise with Social Media." In Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise: Future Trends in Knowledge Creation and Dissemination, edited by Tatjana Takseva, 227-246. Hershey, PA: IGI GLobal, 2013.
  • Gregory, Alison S. "The Changing 'Face' of Information: Social Media and Information Discovery & Dissemination." Poster presented at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Bethesda, MD, May 31-June 3, 2012.
  • Gregory, Alison S. "Amateurs in the Archives: A First Year Seminar Exploring Primary Sources." Poster presentation at the Pennsylvania Library Assocation's Annual Conference, State College, PA, October 3, 2011.
  • Gregory, Alison S. and Mary J. Snyder Broussard. "Unraveling the 'Mystery' of the Library: A 'Big Games' Approach to Library Orientation." Contributed paper presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries' Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 30 – April 2, 2011.
  • Gregory, Alison. "Levity in the Library: Incorporating Humor in Instruction without being Robin Williams." Presentation at the Pennsylvania Library Association's Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA, October 26, 2010.
  • Chandler, Cullen J. and Alison S. Gregory. "Sleeping with the Enemy: Wikipedia in the College Classroom." Poster presented at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Washington, D.C., June 3-5, 2010.
    - Awarded prize for one of three best posters at the conference.
  • Gregory, Alison. "Avoiding Certain Doom: Integrating Information Literacy through Collaboration." Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin 65, no. 2, March/April 2010.
  • Williamson, Jonathan and Alison S. Gregory. "Problem-Based Learning in Introductory American Politics Classes." Journal of Political Science Education 6, no. 3 (July-September 2010): 274-296.
  • Chandler, Cullen and Alison Gregory. "Sleeping with the Enemy: Wikipedia in the College Classroom."The History Teacher 43 no. 2, February 2010.
  • Gregory, Alison. "Avoiding Certain Doom: Integrating Information Literacy Through Collaboration." Presentation at the Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, Harrisburg, PA, October 18-21, 2009.
  • Gregory, Alison. "The Agony and the Ecstasy: Information Literacy Collaboration Using Problem-Based Learning." Presentation at the Harrisburg Area Community College's Information Literacy Symposium, Harrisburg, PA, May 14, 2009.
  • Gregory, Alison. "An Eight Course Library 'Meal'." In The Library Instruction Cookbook. Ed. by Doug Cook and Ryan Sitler. 2009.
  • Gregory, Alison and Jonathan Williamson. "Problem-Based Learning in Introductory American Politics Classes." Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2-5, 2009.
  • Gregory, Alison. "Sleeping with the Enemy: Wikipedia in the College Classroom." Poster session at the Susquehanna Library Cooperative's workshop "Web 2.0 Untangled: Sharing Innovations and Ideas," Lycoming College, October 31, 2009.
  • Gregory, Alison. "History of the Barbours Methodist Dream: 1938-1978." The Chronicle: Journal of the Historical Society of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church 8 (Spring 1997): 31-41.
  • Gregory, Alison. "A Brief History: The Great Transition, 1947-1949." Lycoming College Magazine 13, no. 3 (Summer 1998): 8-11.