Teresa LePors

Coordinator of Library Public Services
Carol Grotnes Belk Library 101
2550 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
lepors@elon.edu (336) 278-6577

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    • Master of Science in Library Science
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Education 

Employment History

2000 – present
Elon University
Carol Grotnes Belk Library - Coordinator of Library Public Services

1984 – 2000
Elon College
Iris Holt McEwen Library – Assistant Librarian for Public Services

1981 – 1984
Elon College
Iris Holt McEwen Library – Reference Librarian

1980
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ackland Art Library – Graduate Assistant

Courses Taught

Elon 101  (2011-present) 1-hour credit course for first-year students

Single-session library instruction sessions (1981-present)

Library 101 (1981-1982)  1-hour credit course

Presentations

LePors, Teresa, Randall Bowman, and Shannon Tennant.  "I Honestly Had No Idea"!:  LibGuides Usability Assessment in an Academic Library.  North Carolina Library Association biennial conference, Winston-Salem, NC.  October 17, 2013.

LePors, Teresa and Derek Rodriguez (TRLN).  New Tools for Examining Library Impace on Student Learning.  North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, 8th Annual Assessment Conference, Fayetteville, NC.  May 31, 2012.

LePors, Teresa and Derek Rodriguez (TRLN).  The Understanding Library Impacts Protocol:  Linking Academic Library Use to Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes.  Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 116th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FLDecember 4, 2011.

LePors, Teresa and Shannon Tennant.  Collection Management Using III Reports.  Southeastern Innovative Users Group, Charlotte, NC.  January 25, 2011.

LePors, Teresa.  The Art of the Reference Interview.  Alamance Community College, Burlington, NC.  August 3, 2004.  Workshop.

LePors, Teresa, Karen Behm, Carolyn Schweikert.  Implementing V2.5-1 Circulation Enhancements.  NC DRA Users’ Group Meeting, Elon College, NC.  March 25, 1999.

LePors, Teresa, Karen Behm, Drewann Lynch.  Consortium Resource Sharing Among the PICA Colleges.  NC DRA Users’ Group Meeting, Elon College, NC.  March 21, 1996.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Library Association, 1983-present
  • Member, North Carolina Libraries Association, 1983-present
  • NCLIVE Resource Advisory Committee, Independent Academic Libraries Subcommittee, 2005
  • N.C. Solinet Users Group Nominating Committee, 1996-1997
  • North Carolina Piedmont Automated Library System, NC-PALS (1992-2006)
    • CIRCLES (Circulation) group,
      • Secretary, 1998-2000
      • Convener, 2000-2001
    • INFORMED (Reference) group     
      • Secretary, 1996-1997; 2000-2001; 2003-2005

Service Activities

Service to the University:

  • Elon 101 Faculty member and advisor (2011-present)
  • Tutor, Village Project (2013-present)
  • Faculty-Staff Campaign Captain (2010-1014)
  • Georgeo Scholarship Award Committee (2010)
  • Staff person for London Study Abroad Program (2003)
  • United Way Committee Member (2001)
  • How We Respond, University Staff Customer Service Training Facilitator (1999)
  • Partners, University Student Worker Training Facilitator (1995)

University Committees:

  • Lyceum Committee (2014-2015)
  • Admissions Committee (2012-2014)
  • Honors Director Search Committee (2012)
  • General Studies Review Committee (2009-2011)
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Evaluation of Support Staff with Faculty Rank, Co-chair (2007-2008)
  • American Studies Minor Committee (2002-2007)
  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Academic Climate, Chair (2003)
  • Cultural and Intellectual Programs Standing Committee (2001-2003), Chair (2002-2003)
  • Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the Ad-Hoc Security Committee (2001-2002)
  • SACS Focus Committee, Insuring the Centrality of the Liberal Arts Curriculum (2000-2002)
  • Non-Violence Minor Studies Committee (2000-2005)
  • Academic Standing Committee (1998-2000), Chair, 1999-2000
  • Student Life Standing Committee (1995-1997), Chair, 1996-1997
  • Library Director Search Committee (1996)
  • Honorary Degree Advisory Committee (1995-1996)
  • Faculty Library Committee (1994-1995)
  • Interim Library Planning Committee (1994-1995)
  • Library Renovation Planning Committee (1992-1994)
  • Academic Support Services Committee (1989-2001)
    • Academic Services Council (2000-2001)
    • Academic Support Services Council (1997-2000)
    • Academic Support Services Committee (1991-1997)
    • Academic Resources Council (1990-1991)
    • Academic Support Services Committee (1989-1990)
  • Library Liaison to university departments/programs
    • American Studies
    • Criminal Justice
    • History and Geography
    • Human Service Studies
    • Psychology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Honors Program