Dr. Nicole D. Alemanne Portrait

Dr. Nicole D. Alemanne

Associate Professor

  • PhD in Information Studies
    Florida State University
  • MS in Library & Information Studies
    Florida State University
  • Certificate in Museum Studies
    Florida State University


Nicole Alemanne’s primary teaching areas are Collection Development and Research Methods. Prior to joining VSU she taught at Florida State University’s School of Information and the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island. Her teaching is informed by her background in museum informatics and business information.


  • Social information behavior
  • Collaboration and boundary spanning
  • Information Policy
  • Theory and Methods


Alemanne, N. D., & Mandel, L. H. (2018). Developing research practitioners: Exploring pedagogical options for teaching research methods in LIS. Journal of Education for Library & Information Science, 53(3), 26-40. doi:10.3138/jelis.59.3.2018-0015.04

Schellinger, J., Mendenhall, A., Alemanne, N. D., Southerland, S. A., Sampson, V., Douglas, I., Kazmer, M. M., & Marty, P. F. (2017). “Doing science” in elementary school: Using digital technology to foster the development of elementary students’’ understandings of scientific inquiry. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education 13(8), 4635-464. doi: 10.12973/eurasia.2017.00955a

Kazmer, M. M., Alemanne, N. D., Mendenhall, A., Southerland, S. A., Sampson, V., Douglas, I., Clark, A., Schellinger, J., & Marty, P. F. (2016). “A good day to see a bobcat”: Elementary students’ online journal entries during a structured observation visit to a wildlife center. First Monday, 21(4). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i4.6152

Alemanne, N. D. (2015, January). Mapping the Social World Boundaries of Interdisciplinary Teams: Processes for Working across Disciplines. Poster presented in the ALISE Jean Tague‐Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition at the Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), Chicago, IL.

Alemanne, N. D. (2014, November). “We didn't know what it was going to be until we built it": Exploring processes of collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. Poster presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T 2014), Seattle, WA.

Alemanne, N. D. (2014, January). LIS and the boundaries of knowledge: Theorizing the process of interdisciplinary teamwork. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), Philadelphia, PA.