Assistant Professor, Digital Projects Librarian
BA in Journalism, University of South Carolina; M.S. in Library and Information Science, Florida State University.
Office: Lamson Library 111
Alice Pearman specializes in the digital lifecycle of objects created at Plymouth State University, including creation (either born-digital or digitized from an analog object), description, access, and preservation. She manages digital collections created by faculty, staff, and students at Plymouth State University, providing guidance and training to content contributors as needed. She is an active participant in the development of the New Hampshire hub for the Digital Public Library of America.
Alice also shares other responsibilities with her colleagues in Lamson Library, including teaching information fluency, managing collections, and providing reference services.
Selected Presentations and Publications
Pearman, Alice. “Oral Histories in CONTENTdm.” Northeast Regional Digital Collections Conference & CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, 28 September 2017, Best Western Inn and Conference Center, Kingston, NY. Conference session presentation.
Platt, Alice. “Developing an Institutional Repository at Southern New Hampshire University: Year One.” Digitization in the Real World, edited by Kwong Bor Ng & Jason Kucsma, Metropolitan New York Library Council, 2010, 261-273.
- PSU Chapter of the Association for University Professors (AAUP): Negotiating Team. Fall 2016-July 2018
Member, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), 2010-present
- ALCTS Preservation & Reformatting Section: Program, Planning, & Publications Committee, 2016-2018
- Organizer for Preconference held at ALA Annual Conference 2017: “Building Successful Digital Programs at Small Institutions”
- ALCTS President’s Program Committee, 2014-2015
- Awarded the 2014 ALCTS Presidential Citation at the 2014 American Library Association conference in Las Vegas, NV
- ALCTS News editor, 2011-2014
- Integrated Cluster Experience, Summer 2018