Director, Detre Library and Archives
Senator John Heinz History Center

Alexis Smith Macklin is the Director of the Detre Library & Archives at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh.  She has a PhD in Educational Technology from Purdue University, where she was an Associate Professor in the University Libraries.  Her research focus is on information and communication technology literacy and problem based learning in informal learning environments (museums, libraries).  She has received several IMLS grants, and is currently working on a project to promote primary source integration in virtual and classroom instruction using social media.

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