Diversity in Technology Integration Leadership

to Dr. Daniella Smith, assistant professor, University of North Texas


This project seeks to document the leadership potential of school librarians, often catalysts for technology integration in schools, and the impact of diversity (age, gender and ethnicity) on the effectiveness of technology integration in the state of Texas.

Resulting publications & presentations:

  • Smith, Daniella (2012). Charting Courses: Diversity ResearchSession, American Library Association Conference, 22nd-25thJune 2012. [link will be added]
  • Smith, D. (2014). From theory to practice: An examination of how school librarians implement technology in schools. In M. Orey, S.A. Jones, & R.M. Branch (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook ,Vol. 38:121-138. New York: Springer.

Awards Won

Title Year
Diversity Research Grant

The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services sponsors this grant program which began in 2002 to address critical gaps in the knowledge of equity, diversity, and inclusion issues within library and information science.

2011 - Winner(s)