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JERRY D. CAMPBELL has been named university librarian and vice provost for library affairs at Duke University, effective July 1. Campbell is currently director of the Bridwell Library and associate professor at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, a post he has held since 1980. Prior to his assuming his present duties, he was director of the Ira J. Taylor Library and assistant professor at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver.

Campbell received his master’s of divinity degree from the Divinity School at Duke University in 1971. He earned an MLS at the Graduate School of Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1972 and was awarded a Ph.D. in American history by the University of Denver in 1982. Campbell served as the president of the American Theological Library Association in 1981-1982. He has had extensive experience with the preservation of library materials and the automation of library services.

LAWRENCE DOWLER, associate librarian of Harvard College, became librarian of Harvard's Houghton Library on May 1, succeeding William H. Bond who had retired in 1982.

Dowler came to Harvard in 1982 from Yale University Library, where he had been associate librarian and acting director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. He had been at Yale since 1970 and had also served as supervisor of processing in the Department of Manuscripts, Sterling Memorial Library; assistant head, acting head, and head of that Department; and associate librarian for manuscripts and archives.

He holds a doctorate in American history from the University of Maryland, and his many professional activities have included participation in the National Information Systems Task Force on Automation, the Society of American Archivists, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission Connecticut State Advisory Board, and the Research Libraries Group/RLIN Task Force on Automation of Manuscript Cataloging.

Dowler has also been appointed special assistant to the director for special collections, a new position in which he will advise the director on the coordination of the University Library’s many activities concerning special collections and help bring potential donors in touch with the appropriate Harvard library.

People in the news

CATHARINE HEINZ, director of the Broadcast Pioneers Library, Washington, D.C., was presented with a 1985 Broadcast Preceptor Award at San Francisco State University’s Broadcast Industry Conference on April 27. The award was given for her invaluable contribution to the preservation of broadcast history.

TZE–CHUNG LI, dean of the Rosary College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, River Forest, Illinois, has been elected president of the American chapters of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, which was founded in China in 1921. The purpose of the Society is to encourage scholarship, stimulate research, reward academic achievement and form a professional network of librarians around the world.

Appointments

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FRAN ALLEGRI has been appointed director of information management education services at the Health Science Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

DUANE W. ARENALES has been named chief of the Technical Services Division at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland.

HELEN BERG is now access services librarian at Kutztown University, Pennsylvania.

SUE BURKHOLDER has been appointed library director at Southern Oregon State College, Ashland.

CHARLES E. CARR JR. has been appointed learning resources librarian at the University of North Alabama, Florence.

YOUNG-HI CHOE has been appointed cataloging librarian at the Gelman Library, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

SUSAN CLARKE has joined the Reference Department at the Lincoln Park Campus of DePaul University Library, Chicago, as reference librarian.

JILL YOUNG COELHO has been appointed acquisitions librarian in the Harvard College Library.

MARIAN DAVIS is now technical services librarian at St. Louis University Medical Library.

PATRICK COYLE is now half-time reference librarian at the UCLA Education and Psychology Library, Los Angeles.

FRANK A. D’ANDRAIA has been appointed head of the Technical Services Division of the General Library at the University of California, Riverside.

JOHN DEAN is now conservation officer for the Cornell Libraries, Ithaca, New York.

SUSAN H. DEGREGORY has been appointed bibliographic instruction librarian at the University of North Alabama, Florence.

LINDA L. DOTZHEIMER has been appointed cata- loger at the University of North Alabama, Florence.

ROCHELLE ELSTEIN has been appointed art bibliographer at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

GEORGENE FAWCETT has been appointed serials librarian at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

RAMONA Fox has been appointed acting assistant head of the Optometry Library at Indiana University, Bloomington.

RICHARD FRIEDER has been appointed conservation officer at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

KATHY GARNER is now reference librarian at the School of Law Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

EVALYN GREENE is now research and reference librarian at Case Western Reserve Law School Library, Cleveland.

WILLIAM H. GRIFFIN has been appointed acquisitions librarian at Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos.

JUDITH HARPER has been appointed head of the Engineering Library at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

MERRI HARTSE has been appointed chairperson of circulation services at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

STANLEY HORTON has been named librarian at Everett Community College, Washington.

SAM HUANG is the new reference and media services librarian at McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California.

PHOEBE JANES is now reference librarian in Moffitt Undergraduate Library, University of California, Rerkeley.

GAIL JUNION has been appointed head of the Catalog Department at the University of Rochester, New York.

ABOLGHASEM KHOSH–KHUI has been appointed serials cataloger at Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos.

MARY KRUTULIS has been appointed visiting state documents librarian in the Government Publications Department, Indiana University, Bloomington.

MILLIE KWAN has joined the Washington University Libraries, St. Louis, as data processing librarian.

EVA–MARIE LACROIX has been named chief of the Reference Services Division at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland.

MICHELE LAING has been appointed head of the Architecture and Fine Arts Library, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

ELIZABETH LOGAN has been appointed assistant professor in the Baxter School of Information and Library Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee.

WILLIAM M. MACDONALD is now information resource center librarian at Serono Laboratories, Randolph, Massachusetts.

CHARLES MCFADDEN is now technical services librarian at Kutztown University, Pennsylvania.

GRACE MALSIN is the new documents librarian at the University of Washington Law Library, Seattle.

ANTON MASIN has been appointed head of rare books and special collections at Indiana State University, Terre Haute.

JAMES EDMUND MAYNARD has been named acting director of the Daniel Library at the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, Charleston.

LINDA K. NELSON has been appointed catalog librarian at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.

JOYCE NEVINS is now half-time public services librarian in the Science-Engineering Library, Northwestern University, Evanston.

KAREN NIPPS is the new rare books cataloger at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

RICHARD W. ORAM has been named director of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Toledo.

THEOPHIL M. OTTO has been named assistant director for public services at Eastern Washington University, Cheney.

LINDA PIERCE has joined the staff of the University of Idaho College of Law Library, Moscow, as technical/public services librarian.

RICHARD RILEY has been appointed chief administrative services librarian at Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos.

HERBERT SAFFORD has been named director of library services at Kutztown University, Pennsylvania.

BARBARA TRIPPEL SIMMONS has been named curator of manuscripts at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts.

TOM W. SLOAN has been appointed documents librarian at the University of North Alabama, Florence.

JEAN SMITH is the new reference librarian in the Undergraduate Library at the University of California, San Diego.

ANITA SPRANKLE is now readers’ services librarian at Kutztown University, Pennsylvania.

RICHARD STEWART has been appointed serials cataloger at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

ROGER STODDARD has been named curator of rare books in the Harvard College Library.

JOSEPH THOMAS has been appointed cataloger for the Retrospective Conversion Project at the Indiana University Law Library, Bloomington.

JUDITH TRIBBLE has been appointed reference librarian at Indiana State University, Terre Haute.

JEANIE WELCH has been appointed head of reference at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas.

NETHERY WYLIE has been appointed science reference librarian at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

GAIL YOKOTE has been appointed associate biomedical librarian at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Retirements

MARY CANADA, head of the Reference Department at Duke University, will retire on June 30 after 42 years of service. She started at Duke in 1942 as an assistant in the Circulation Department, and served as undergraduate librarian in 1945-1955. After obtaining an MLS at the University of North Carolina she returned to Duke as a reference librarian in 1956. She was appointed assistant head of reference in 1967, then head in 1979.

KENNETH LA BUDDE, director of the University of Missouri at Kansas City Library, retired in the spring.

ESTHER GREENBERG, coordinator for library systems at Case Western Reserve University, retired this spring after 22 years of service.

JAMES M. HILLARD, director of library service at the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina for 28 years, will retire on July 1. He holds the rank of Colonel.

YADWIGA KUNCAITIS, head of the Freiberger Library Reference Department at Case Western Reserve University, retired this spring after 25 years of service.

JENNIE LEVEY, science reference librarian at Case Western, retired this spring.

ELMER NEWMAN, assistant head of reference at Case Western, retired after 16 years.

MATTIE RUSSELL, curator of manuscripts at Duke University, retired on May 31 after 37 years of service. She joined the staff as assistant curator in 1948, becoming curator in 1952. As an associate professor in the University of North Carolina School of Library Science she taught a course on archives and manuscripts from 1969 to 1978. Long active in the Historical Society of North Carolina, she was its president in 1974-1975.

MARJORIE WHEELER, head of the Reference Department at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, retired January 31 after 15 years of service.

Deaths

ZINAIDA CARR, formerly at Lane Medical Library, Stanford University, died on March 10.

MARVIN WILKS MCFARLAND, retired chief of the Science and Technology Division at the Library of Congress, died on February 25. He had come to LC in 1948 as an aeronautical historian after serving during World War II as chief archivist with the U.S. Strategic Air Forces and staff archivist to the commander of the U.S. Army Air Forces. He was named assistant chief of the Division in 1963 and chief in 1966.

JULIA WALDEN PLUMMER, library director at Lamar University from 1936 to 1967, died on April 6.

CATHARINE REYNOLDS, former head of government documents at the University of Colorado’s Norlin Library, died on April 18. She had retired in June 1984 after serving in that position since 1966. For 16 years before that she had been head of the Government Documents Library at the University of Iowa.

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