Western Kentucky University

Department of Library Special Collections Faculty & Staff - Lesley Montgomery

Lesley Montgomery

Lesley Montgomery

Library Assistant (Part-time)

Office:  206 Kentucky Building
Phone:  (270) 745-6089
Email:  lesley.montgomery@wku.edu

Research

Montgomery, Lesley L. R. (2013). Sociocultural Hobby Sites: Acquisition and Decoration of Dollhouses and Miniature Displays as a Fun Educational Tool. Against the Grain “Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians,” v.25 (#6 December 2013-January 2014) © Katina Strauch, Technology and Standards, Wandering on the Web, 58-60.
Excerpt — Acquiring and creating miniature displays can be a learning tool, teaching the collector much about our current culture, as well as about the history of past decades. Today’s collectors of vintage dollhouses are true social historians, carefully choosing the décor that evokes the essence of their favorite period.

Montgomery, Jack G. & Montgomery, Lesley L. R. (2011). Subcultures: Ghost Hunting: A Passion for the Paranormal. Against the Grain “Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians,” v.23 (#4 October 2011) © Katina Strauch, Technology and Standards, Wandering on the Web, 83.
Excerpt — Thirty-four percent of Americans believe in ghosts. Are you one of them?

Montgomery, Lesley L. R. (2008). Hobby Sites: Purls of Beauty – The Art of Knitting. Against the Grain “Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians,” v.20 (#5 November 2008) © Katina Strauch, Technology and Standards, Wandering on the Web, 16.
Excerpt — The traditional fabric art of knitting is experiencing a renaissance with yarn shops and knitting classes springing up everywhere.

Bio

Library Assistant at the Special Collections Library working on:

  • Reference desk on a part-time basis and handling of special collections materials;
  • Copy cataloging, technical processing and bibliographic description, using collection management software and WKU Libraries' databases; and
  • Pursuing the online MLS at the University of Kentucky.
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