Steve McKinzie

Office: Corriher-Linn-Black Library
Catawba College: Salisbury, NC
Phone: 704-637-4449
Fax: 704-637-4304

Position and Responsibilities:  
Library Director at Catawba College, currently improving our collection and increasing our services to students and faculty. 

Selected Publications

  • "The American Library Association and Professional Limits:  The Case for Saying Less.  Against the Grain, 21, 5 (Nov. 2009), 76. 

  • "Collection Development and Bellisile's Arming of America: The Case for Getting Rid of a Celebrated Book" Against the Grain, 21:4 (Sept. 2009), 10.

  • "Breaking all the Rules:  Library Renovation at Catawba College, Against the Grain, 20:6 (Dec. 2008 / Jan. 2009), 50-51. 
  • with Keith Engwall,  "Collaboration and Context:  Wikis in the Workplace,"   Against the Grain, 20:1 (Feb. 2008), 79-81.
  • "Our Professional Image," Library Philosophy and Practice, (December 2007).
  • "Library and IT Mergers: Are they Successful? Reference Services Review, 35, no. 3 (August 2007), 340-3.
  • "Rhetoric, Library Management, and Organizational Mergers: Why We Can't Talk Straight about Integrating Library and Computer Center Services,Against the Grain, 18:5 (November 2006): 39.
  • "Books and the Future of Collection Development?" Against the Grain, 16:5 (November 2004): 56.
  •   "Virtual Reference: Overrated, Inflated, and Not Even Real." Charleston Advisor, 4 no. 2 (October 2002).
  • "For Ethical Reference, Pare the Paraprofessionals," American Libraries, 33, no. 9 (October 2002) 42.  
  • "Twenty-five Years of Collegial Management: The Dickinson College Model of Revolving Leadership and Holistic Librarianship."  Library Philosophy and Practice, 2 no. 2 (Spring 2000).

    In Addition...

  • Curricular Vitae [Work in Progress]