Noah Lenstra

Library & Information Science (LIS) Department

Assistant Professor
Email: njlenstr@uncg.edu
Office: 456 SOE Building
Phone:
 336.334.3477
Website: Dr. Lenstra’s Website

Research Interest

Community informatics and engagement, Public libraries, Archives & special collections, Digital culture

Education

  • Ph.D. in Library & Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • C.A.S. in Library & Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. in Library & Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. in English,; Geology and Portuguese minors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Biography

Noah Lenstra takes a community engagement approach to the study and teaching of libraries. His current research focuses on how public libraries support health and wellness through programs and partnerships. His dissertation analyzed how public libraries and senior centers are used by senior citizens learning digital technologies. Past research has focused on digital heritage, genealogy, archives, and community engagement in libraries. He teaches in the areas of community informatics, project management, and foundations of library and information science.

Link to Dr. Lenstra’s CV

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