Steven L. MacCall, PhD

Associate Professor

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Dr. MacCall is associate professor in SLIS. The recent focus of his research has been in the area of cooperative organizing theory in methods.  He is a nationally recognized teacher who coordinates the Organization of Information area courses for SLIS. In addition to teaching the introductory LS 500 Organization of Information course, Dr. MacCall also developed an advanced organization course on the topic of Metadata. Additional teaching areas include health librarianship, health informatics, and a doctoral seminar in social media and mobile computing.


  • Certificate, Special Collections Librarianship, Rare Book School (University of Virginia), 2010.
  • PhD, Interdisciplinary Program in Information Science, University of North Texas, 1999.
  • MSIS., University of North Texas, School of Library and Information Sciences, 1992.
  • BA, Managerial Studies, Rice University, 1983.



Recent Service Activities

  • Member, National Academy of Inventors, Alabama Chapter
  • Intellectual Property Committee, Office of Research, University of Alabama, 2007 – present.
  • Advisor, Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, University of Alabama, 2000 – present.
  • Advisory Board Member, Health InfoNet of Alabama, 2006 – present.
  • Founding Managing Editor, Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 1999 – 2011.
  • Faculty Senate Secretary, University of Alabama, 2000-2001.

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