Debra Lucas-Alfieri

Debra Lucas-Alfieri

Debra Lucas-Alfieri has been the Head of Reference and Interlibrary Loan at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY, since 2002. Her book chapters appear in Middle Management in Academic and Public Libraries and the 21st Century Handbook of Anthropology. Dozens of encyclopedia articles appear in the Encyclopedia of Power, the Encyclopedia of Time, the Encyclopedia of Anthropology, and the 20th Century Encyclopedia of Pop Culture. Debra has also published academic journal articles in Collaborative Librarianship, the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, and the Journal of Library and Information Science. She teaches web-based workshops for Library Juice Academy ( in marketing public and academic libraries, library management, and interlibrary loan. Additionally, she has served as an editor for the Journal of Library Innovation. She has served as a guest lecturer, conference presenter, and keynote speaker in the field of librarianship and research. She is also recognized in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who of American Women. Debra also has a website,, which details her professional contributions.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Reference and Interlibrary Loan, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY, USA