David Barnett was born on March 8, 1956. He grew up in central Florida and graduated from Piedmont Bible College in Winston-Salem. He got his Masters of library science degree from the University of Indiana and came to work at the Liberty University library in 1987. He has been the Dean of the library and the Vice President for Distance Education at Liberty. He retired in 2010.
Barnett, David Lee; Miller, Randy; Walters, Lowell; and Sattler, Abigail Ruth, "Interview: 2010-10-19" (2010). Barnett, David. 1.