Elaine Allard

Interim Dean for Library and Academic Support Services
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science
Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Library Media and Education Technology Integrator

Phone: (603) 535-2458
E-mail: eallard@plymouth.edu


Elaine Allard is serving as the Interim Dean for Library and Academic Services. She also teaches graduate courses in the Library Media Specialist Program and has been a certified Library Media Specialist since 1986. Her research interests are the Learning Commons, effective use of technology in School Libraries, and online education. Outside of work, she enjoys travel and golf.

Degrees and Education

MLIS, University of Rhode Island
BS, Plymouth State College

Research Interests

Information/Learning Commons
Learning Management Systems and Libraries


Lamson Learning Commons—What Next? Super convergence Conference. (2010). Liverpool John Moores University. Liverpool, England.
Learning Commons at Lamson Library. Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. (2007). Nashua NH.
Finding Common Ground at Plymouth State University. Uncommon Commons Conference. (2007). NorthEast Computing Program (NERCOMP). Norwood MA.

Courses Taught

Technology in the Library Media Center
Practicum in School Media