David Stanley PhD
Joined Seton Hill
Pittsburgh, PA
Contact Info

David Stanley has been the library director at Seton Hill University’s Reeves Memorial Library since 1997. Along with his duties as director he has also served occasionally as an adjunct faculty member teaching freshman Seminar in Thinking and Writing, Connections, Senior Seminar, and in the former Technologies Enhanced Learning graduate program. He is an active member of Rotary of Westmoreland and the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Born and raised in Pittsburgh he now resides in the Hempfield Township section of Westmoreland County. He received his bachelor’s degree with a major in English Literature and a minor in Biology as well as his master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh and his Ph.D. in liberal arts with a specialization in Educational Leadership from The Union Institute & University.


  • Ph.D., The Union Institute & University (Cincinnati, OH)
  • M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)


  • Stanley, D.H. (2003). The 21st-Century Librarian, in Karl Bridges (Ed.), Expectations of Librarians in the 21st Century (pp. 134-138). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.


  • Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, Paul Harris Fellow (2017)


  • Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter, Association of College & Research Libraries


  • Stanley, David. "Information Literacy: Preparing Students to Learn" (Seton Hill University, 2003)
  • Stanley, David. "Culling the Stacks--Faculty and Librarian Collaboration" (Seton Hill University, 2009)
  • Clever, Kelly & Stanley, David. "Clearing Copyright Confusion" (Seton Hill University, 2013)
  • Gawelek, Mary Ann & Stanley, David. "Transformation of Reeves Memorial Library: The Learning Commons--A Collaborative & Dynamic Place to Study" (KAPPA, 2014)


  • CIC Seminar on Antiquity (Harvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies), 2011
  • ELITE Technology Program, 2008-2009
  • ACRL Assessment Immersion Program: Assessment in Practice, 2009