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Dr. Lori Buchanan

User Experience and Assessment Librarian and Professor

Lori is responsible for leading and participating in a wide range of user experience activities and assessment projects to evaluate the usage, quality, impact, and value of the library’s services in meeting the teaching, learning, and research needs of students, faculty, and other library users. She performs all aspects of traditional and electronic reference services, teaches APSU 1000 and Information Literacy sessions. Lori serves as the Library Liaison to the College of Business and the Department of Health & Human Performance. Lori's vita can be found here.


  • APSU Faculty Senate
  • APSU Faculty Development Selection Committee, Chair
  • APSU Emergency Management Committee
  • APSU Institutional Review Board
  • Library Assessment Advisory Committee, Chair


  • 2017 APSU Faculty Professional Development Award
  • 2002 Tennessee Library Association James E. Ward Library Instruction Award

Employed at APSU since: 1986


  • B.A., University of North Carolina
  • M.L.S., Indiana University
  • Ed.D., Western Kentucky University
Dr. Lori Buchanan

Dr. Lori Buchanan

Phone: (931) 221-7017
Fax: (931) 221-7296
Email: buchananl
Office: Library 324