Associate Professor, University of North Texas
Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Science at the University of North Texas. She is a member of several state, national, and international organizations, including the American Library Association and the American Association of School Librarians. She currently serves as an ALA Councilor At-Large and is a blogger for AASL (https://knowledgequest.aasl.org/author/dsmith/ ). Dr. Smith has worked in many facets of education, including being a research program coordinator in a university center, a classroom teacher, a youth services public librarian, and a school librarian. Her research interests include the leadership role of school librarians, youth information seeking behaviors, and technology implementation in schools.