Downtown Library 411 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Mail code: 1006
Senior administrator for ASU Library with responsibility for information resources services related to all segments of the print and digital collections lifecycle, including facilitation of access to information resources through selection, acquisition, licensing, description, management, access, and preservation. McAllister also advocates for strategic initiatives and projects through establishing partnerships, working with collaborators, and writing grants.
McAllister is Associate University Librarian leading the Collections Services & Analysis Directorate, which includes the following program areas: acquisitions and analysis; cataloging and metadata management; licensed collections and copyright help; archival, distinctive, and general collections development and management; University Archives, Labriola Native American Indian Data Center; interlibrary loan, document delivery, and borrowing services; conservation, preservation, digitization and reformatting, archival processing; and shared print archiving programs.
In addition, McAllister has experience in collection development and management; resource selection, instruction, and reference support for the disciplines of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City Planning, Design, and related fields; digital library design and project development; digitization and program development; original cataloging of visual materials; data analysis, grant writing; and engaging with donors, collaborators, and partners.
Masters degree in Indigenous Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 2021
Masters degree in Library and Information Science, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, 2000
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1994
Empowering learners and scholars of all ages, abilities and interests through library and archival information resources and services; decolonizing education; developing culturally-relevant information literacy initiatives; using an equity and inclusion lens on library administration, collection management, and library service work.
McAllister, L. & Laster, S. (Eds.). (2021). Transforming print: Collection development and management for our connected future. ALA Editions. Invited.
McAllister, L. (2021). The New Open Stacks. In L. McAllister & S. Laster (Eds.), Transforming print: Collection development and management for our connected future. ALA Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/2286/R.2.N.160096
McAllister, L. (2021 April). Opening the gate: Investigating culturally grounded technology education programs in Arizona. [Unpublished manuscript to fulfill Masters program in Indigenous Education capstone requirement]. School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University.