Davis Memorial Library
Arleen Fields

B.A., University of Virginia; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Arleen Fields, MSLS, is associate professor of information science and the Assistant Director of Library Services and Archives Librarian at Davis Memorial Library, Methodist University. She curates the MU archives and special collections, teaches library instruction classes, and manages library personnel and resources. The archives and special collections include publications and related documents produced by the university, records of Carolina College (Maxon, NC, 1912-1926), and various other collections. Of special note is the Lafayette Collection – one of the nation’s premier collections of memorabilia related to the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French hero of the American Revolution for whom Fayetteville is named. Arleen is vice president of the North Carolina Preservation Consortium and secretary of the Lafayette Society of Fayetteville, NC. She earned her M.S. degree in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Virginia.

Reference Liaison Areas:

College of Arts, Humanities & Sciences; Education; Social Work