BA in Journalism, University of South Carolina; M.S. in Library and Information Science, Florida State University.
As the Collection Management Librarian, Alice Pearman’s responsibilities include leading the library in resources selection (including individual and package journal subscriptions, databases, streaming services), license and product negotiations, vendor relations, cataloging, collection budget development and management, and collection analysis and assessment. She is also the library budget manager.
Alice shares additional responsibilities with her colleagues in Lamson Library, including providing reference services and teaching information fluency. She particularly enjoys working with first-year students to explore the complexities involved with determining the credibility of online resources.
Selected Presentations and Publications
Pearman, A. (2019). Teachers’ tales go online: Digitizing oral histories on cassette. American Archivist, 82(1),124-136.
PSU Chapter of the Association for University Professors (AAUP): Treasurer. July 2019-June 2023
PSU Chapter of the Association for University Professors (AAUP): Negotiating Team. Fall 2016-July 2018
PSU Faculty Welfare Committee, 2016-2020
Member of the First 50,000 Group and the Metadata Committee for the New Hampshire hub
of the Digital Public Library of America, 2017-2020
Member, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), 2010-2020