David is a Librarian and Associate Professor at Tennessee Technical University (FTE: 11,000) in Cookeville, Tennessee. He has been a member of ACL since 2006.
Describe yourself using a book title: The Chronicles of Narnia: all 7 books
What’s the best thing about being a librarian? Helping students.
What are you currently reading? Classics of Organization Theory by J. Steven Ott and Jay M. Shafritz
Describe ACL in three words: Faith / People / Learning
How have you, as an academic librarian, contributed to your campus? Faculty Head of a Living/Learning Community on campus, teaching university courses, and serving on Faculty Senate.
I began my career as a librarian. . . at Martin Methodist University Library in Pulaski, TN.
My professional career began . . . at Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN.
One thing I wish I had known as a beginning librarian… How much fun it is!
What do you value about ACL? The people, the Faith in Jesus as Lord & Savior, and the great organization!
How were you introduced to ACL? My first ACL Conference at IWU in 2006
How are you or have you been involved in ACL? Presentations at Conferences
Do you have any specific interests in the library world? Leadership, Public Services