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David Alexander

David Alexander
Associate Professor
Library
ULB I.D. Weeks Library 224
Phone: 605-677-6078
Teaching Interests:
Native Studies
Research Interests:
American Indian Education Academic Library Planning and Assessment Native Studies
Education:
  • EDD, Adult & Higher Education/Educational Administration, The University of South Dakota, 2007
  • MA, Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, 1998
  • MA, Japanese Studies/Asian Civilizations, The University of Iowa, 1995
  • BS, Finance/Business Administration, Truman State University, 1985
Grants:
  • MCI Travel Grant, (2010)
  • SDLA Professional Development Grant, South Dakota Library Association, (2007)
Publications:
  • Alexander, D. L., (2012), American Indian Studies, Multiculturalism, and the Academic Library , College and Research Libraries.
  • Alexander, D. L., (2010), A Look at Continuing Education and Professional Development in the Mountain Plains Region, Mountain Plains Library Association.
  • Alexander, D. L., (2007), The South Dakota Tribal College Experience: Historical Context, Student Experience, and Student Perspectives.
Awards and Honors:
  • Mombusho Scholar, Japan: Ministry of Education, 1996
Presentations:
  • Alexander, D. L., Treviño, J. G., Fox, E., DeJager-Loftus, D. (2013, September). The Inclusive Library: Serving Diverse User Populations. Presented at the Tri-Conference: Mountain Plains/South Dakota/North Dakota Library Association Conference, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Alexander, D. L., Daily, D., McElhinney, K., DeJager-Loftus, D. (2012, April). The Digital Library of South Dakota: Considerations on Wounded Knee Oral Interviews. Presented at the Dakota History Conference, Sioux Falls.
  • Alexander, D. L. (2011, October). Journal Usage Tracking & Evaluation. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Annual Conference, Spearfish.
  • Alexander, D. L., Aldrich, A. W. (2011, April). Communicating with Technology. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association/Montana Library Association Joint Conference, Billings, Montana.
  • Alexander, D. L. (2010, April). A Look at Continuing Education and Professional Development in the Mountain Plains Region. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association/Oklahoma Library Association Joint Annual Conference, Oklahoma City.
  • Alexander, D. L. (2010, March). Event Title Re-imaging Libraries: Developing a Virtual World Presence. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, St Paul, MN.
  • Alexander, D. L. (2009, November). Physical Space in a Virtual World: Implications for Library Space. Presented at the Brick and Click Libraries Symposium, Maryville.
  • Alexander, D. L. (2009, October). Physical Space in Second Life Libraries. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Annual Conference, Aberdeen.
  • Alexander, D. L. (2008, May). Libraries in the Metaverse. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association/Utah Library Association Conference, Salt Lake City.