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Leslie Farison

Appalachian State University
Collection Management Services:Business Librarian
Leslie Farison is the Business Subject Librarian in Collection Management Services and an Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She received her MLIS from the University of Kentucky and her MBA from Indiana University. Prior to becoming a librarian, Leslie spent many years as a Marketing executive in the corporate arena. She has written book chapters for titles from ALA, Salem Press and IGI Global and published in the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. She has presented at the Charleston Conference and the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML) on the topics of Collection Analysis and Citation Analysis. Her research interests include Economics in Collection Development, Electronic Resource Use Assessment, Business information literacy, Citation Analysis and International librarianship.