Dean of Libraries and Assistant Provost for Special Projects & Associate Professor
Library and Learning Services
B.A., Lycoming College
M.S. Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
M.S. Leadership & Management, Marymount University
Alison Gregory joined Marymount in July 2018 as University Librarian. Previously, she worked as Associate Dean and Director of Library Services at Lycoming College, and she also has extensive experience in library instruction and outreach. She has participated in the ACRL College Library Director Mentor Program and in the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians. Her focus at Marymount is on integrating Reinsch Library into the academic experience of students, and connecting Library & Learning Services to the University’s QEP of empowering students for service.
Alison has been an active volunteer with the Virginia Library Association and the Pennsylvania Library Association. She has presented on various information literacy and academic librarianship topics at Association of College & Research Library conferences, and has regularly presented at state and regional library conferences and workshops, and at multiple Lilly Conferences for Evidence-Based Teaching & Learning. Alison is also a volunteer peer evaluator with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
- Information literacy
- Teaching with primary sources
- Collaborative information literacy instruction
- Academic library leadership
- Mentoring within librarianship
2016 Gregory, Alison S., and Betty L. McCall. “Building Critical Researchers and Writers Incrementally: Vital Partnerships Between Faculty and Librarians.” In Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines, edited by Barbara D’Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, Barry Maid, and Janice R. Walker, 385-400. Fort Collins, CO: WAC Clearinghouse (ePub) and Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2016.
2015 Correll, Melissa A., and Alison S. Gregory. “The Times They Are A-Changin’… Again: Exploring the New Roles of Libraries in Higher Education – CRD Spring Workshop Recap.” Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin, 70, no. 3 (July/August/September 2015): 9-10.
2014 Gregory, Alison S. “College & Research Division Conference Recap.” Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin 69, no. 4 (October/November/December 2014): 10-11.
2013 Gregory, Alison S. “Standards at a Crossroads: Treading Revision Road.” Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin 68, no. 3 (July/August/September 2013): 8.
2013 Gregory, Alison S. “Some Pinterest-ing Ideas for Academic Libraries.” Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin 68, no. 4 (October/November/December 2013): 12-14.
2013 Broussard, Mary J. Snyder, Rebecca Wilson, Janet McNeil Hurlbert, and Alison S. Gregory. “Faculty and Undergraduate Perceptions of Expertise within Social Media.” In Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise: Future Trends in Knowledge Creation and Dissemination, edited by Tatjana Takševa, 227-246. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2013.
2010 Gregory, Alison. “Avoiding Certain Doom: Integrating Information Literacy Through Collaboration.” Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin 65, no. 2 (March/April 2010): 13-15.
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.
2010 Chandler, Cullen J., and Alison S. Gregory. “Sleeping with the Enemy: Wikipedia in the College Classroom.” The History Teacher 43, no. 2 (February 2010): 247-57.
2009 Gregory, Alison. “An Eight Course Library ‘Meal.’” In The Library Instruction Cookbook. Ed. by Douglas Cook and Ryan Sitler. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2009.
1998 Gregory, Alison. “A Brief History: The Great Transition, 1947-1949.” Lycoming College Magazine 13, no. 3 (Summer 1998): 8-11.
1997 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.