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JACK PERRY BROWNhas been named executive director of the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries of the Art Institute of Chicago, effective January 3.

Since 1977 Brown was head librarian at the Cleveland Museum of Art. From 1972 to 1977 he was a librarian and photograph archivist at the Yale Center for British Art at Yale University. In 1971-1972 he worked in various capacities for Yale University: as librarian for the Yale University Art and Architecture Library, for Yale’s Development Department, and as subject and language specialist for the Slide and Photography Collection. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri in 1968 and an MLS from Columbia University in 1972.

PEARCE S. GROVEhas been named director of li- braries for Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. In creating the position of director, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has decided to bring eleven libraries together under one administra- tion. Grove will be re- sponsible for coordina- tion, planning, and the merger of some units.

Pearce Grove

Grove comes to this position from the Na- tional Endowment for the Humanities, where he has served as pro- gram officer for the U. S. Newspaper Project since 1981. In that capacity he launched a nationwide effort to identify newspaper resources, coordinate programs for bringing these resources under bibliographic control, and provide funds for major bibliographic efforts at leading newspaper repositories throughout the country.

Prior to his assignment at NEH, Grove was director of libraries at Western Illinois University (1975-1981) where he had major responsibility for planning and supervising construction of a library building that won three national awards, including one from the American Institute of Architects. Grove was also responsible for library building projects at Colorado Women’s College and Eastern New Mexico University, where he was director of libraries in 1961-1964 and 1966-1975 respectively.

Currently chair of the ACRL University Libraries Section’s University Library Statistics Committee, Grove was chair of ULS in 1980-1981. A writer and bibliographer, he edited Bibliographic Control of Nonprint Media (1972); the October 1975 issue of Library Trends on “Library Cooperation”; and ACRL Publication in Librarianship no. 34, Nonprint Media in Academic Libraries (1975). He has also published bibliographies on native American library resources and New Mexico newspapers, as well as reports of oral history projects. — Edward G. Holley, Dean, School of Library Science, University of North Carolina.

LAWRENCE J. MCCRANKhas been named dean of the library at Auburn University of Montgomery, Alabama, effective October 1.

Lawrence J. McCrank

McCrank received his doctorate in the field of medieval and early modern history from the University of Virginia in 1974, and he holds mas- ter’s degrees in history from the University of Kansas (1969) and li- brary science from the University of Oregon (1976). Before coming to Auburn, McCrank was senior librarian and head of the department of rare books and special collections at Indiana State University, Terre Haute.

McCrank also taught at the University of Maryland (1976-1981), where he received a certificate of merit in curriculum innovation from the Maryland Association for Higher Education. His other teaching duties have included: visiting professor at the University of Western Ontario School of Library Services (1979); visiting lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, History Department (1976); and instructor at Whitman College (1971-1972).

His recent publications have included Automating the Archives: Current Issues and Future Problems (1981) and Education for Rare Book Librari- anship (1980). In 1977 he was the recipient of the ALA Essay Award.

ROBERT S. MARTINhas been named assistant di- rector for special collections at the Troy H. Middle- ton Library, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

Robert S. Martin

Martin most recently served as a lecturer with the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wis- consin. He was director of special collections (1979-1980) and assis- tant director of special collections (1977-1979) at the University of Texas at Arlington, and assistant archivist at the Barker Texas History Center, University of Texas at Austin (1972-1976).

A graduate of Rice University, Martin received an MLS degree from North Texas State University and anticipates receiving a doctorate in library science this spring from the University of North Carolina. He earned a certificate in archives administration from the National Archives and Records Service in 1979.

Martin has co-authored two books on maps of Texas and the Southwest and has had articles published in the Journal of Library History, AB Bookman’s Weekly, the Bulletin of the Geography and Map Division of the Special Libraries Association, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, and The Map Collector.

ANN SEEMANNhas been named director of the Schaffer Library at Union College, Schenectady, New York.

Seamann holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Oberlin College and an MLS from Simmons College. She previously worked for the Cambridge Service for the Retarded, Cornell University, Schenectady County Public Library, and the Capital District Library Council. Acting director of Union College Library since 1983, Seemann first worked at Union part-time in 1967-1968 and returned in 1973 as a bibliographer. She has been involved in an ongoing reclassification project at the college and has also acted as preservation librarian.

At the Capital District Library Council she chaired the Coordinated Collection Development Committee and served on the Automation Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Appointments

(Appointment notices are taken from library newsletters, letters from personnel offices and appointees, and other sources. To ensure that your appointment appears, write to the Editor, ACRL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611-2795.)

SUSAN AGENThas been appointed cataloger at Temple University, Philadelphia.

GILDA BAEZAhas been appointed Mexican- American studies bibliographer in the Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas at Austin.

SHEILA D. BAQUEThas been appointed reference librarian at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

STEVEN BAUMEISTERhas been appointed assistant librarian for general services at Temple University’s Ambler Campus Library, Ambler, Pennsylvania.

GRACE BAYSINGERhas been appointed chemistry librarian at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

EILEEN BENTSENhas been named head librarian at the Pennsylvania State University Altoona Campus Library.

BRENDA BERMANhas been appointed cataloger at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

CHERYL A. BERNEROhas been appointed assistant to the interim development officer at the Un- iersity of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

MARY BETH BLALOCKhas been appointed director of the Education Library at Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

ANNE M. BURNShas been named assistant head of original cataloging at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette.

TIMOTHY BYRNEhas been appointed head of government publications at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

BARBARA CERVERAis now automated cataloging librarian at the University of Texas at Austin.

PAMELA M. CORLEYhas been appointed librarian of the University of Southern California’s Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Library, Los Angeles.

LINDA COTILLAhas been appointed head librarian at Temple University’s Ambler Campus Library, Ambler, Pennsylvania.

LESLIE F. DIBONAis now head of technical services in Harvard University’s Gutman Library.

DENNIS DILLONis the new map librarian in the Reference Services Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

REBECCA D. DIXON, former editor of ACRL’s Choice Magazine, has been appointed head of technical and automated services at Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania.

EDWARD A. DUNCANhas been appointed catalog systems librarian at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

KATHLEEN EISENBEIShas been appointed documents librarian in the Reference Services Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

LAILA EL-ZEINhas been appointed cataloger at Temple University, Philadelphia.

JOAN O. FALCONERhas been appointed music librarian at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.

WILLIAM H. FARRINGTONhas been appointed assistant reference librarian at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth.

KIM FISHERis now acquisitions librarian at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

JAMES GARRETThas been appointed cataloger at the Northwestern University Medical Library, Chicago.

CATHERINE GERHARTis a new cataloger at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

JULIAN W. GREENhas been appointed head of science libraries at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge.

RODNEY HENSHAWhas been appointed chief of access services at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

MARGARET HUNThas been promoted to head of collection development and acquisitions at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

LUCINDA HUTCHISONis now the New England field account services manager for Ebsco Subscription Services.

JAMES J. JULICHhas been appointed reference librarian at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.

ALICE W. KARASICKhasbeen appointed acquisi- tions/serials librarian at the University of Calfor- nia’s Norris Medical Library, Los Angeles.

L. SUZANNE KELLERMANhas been appointed cataloger for the Newspaper Project at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

SHEILA M. KLOShas been appointed head of the Architecture and Allied Arts Library at the Univer- siy of Oregon, Eugene.

GLORY KOSMATKAhas been appointed reference librarian at the Northwestern University Medical Library, Chicago.

VICKI KREIMEYERhas been appointed associate director for library information services at the Idaho State Library, Boise.

JAY H. LAMBRECHThas been named head of monographic cataloging at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

JOANN LIUis now assistant catalog librarian at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth.

STEPHEN LOVEhas been appointed reference librarian in Harvard University’s Hilles Library.

GLENN R. LOWRYhas been appointed project manager for library automation at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.

COLIN MCKIRDYhas been appointed associate university librarian for systems at Tufts University, Boston.

YVONNE F. MURPHYis now visiting reference librarian at the University of Oregon, Eugene.

JULIET NASABhas been appointed serials cataloger in the Harvard College Library.

JOYCE OGBURNis now acquisitions librarian at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

WILLIAM OSUGAhas been appointed acting head of the Oriental Library at the University of California, Los Angeles.

JILL A. PARCHUCKhas joined the Cataloging Department of the State University of New York at Buffalo as senior assistant librarian.

JENNY PRESNELLhas been appointed reader ser- vices/circulation librarian at Xavier University, Cincinnati.

JOAN PURSELLhas been appointed government publications librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

PAMELA PURYEARhas been named director of the Tobacco Literature Service at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

JULIE R. QUAINhas been appointed manager of library and medical school programs at BRS/Saun- ders in New York.

ROGER RAINWATERhas been appointed circulation librarian at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth.

JUDITH L. RIEKEhas been appointed serials librarian at the Medical Center Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

BETTY L. RONAYEhas been appointed bibliographic instruction librarian at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

SHERRIE SCHMIDThas been appointed information systems librarian in the Automated Systems Planning Division, University of Texas at Austin.

ALICE D. SCHREYERhas been appointed visiting librarian for British-American studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

PENNY SCHROEDERhas been appointed assistant acquisitions librarian at the University of Texas at Austin.

FREDERICK SEPPis now at Pennsylvania State University’s Life Science Library.

ELLIOTT SHOREhas been appointed director of the Historical Studies-Social Science Library at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

ANDREW SHROYERhas been appointed serials acquisitions librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

SHARON SMITHis a new reference librarian at Pennsylvania State University’s Altoona Campus.

CHRISTINE L. SUNDThas been appointed slide curator at the University of Oregon Library, Eugene.

EDWARD TAWYEAhas been named associate director of the Northwestern University Medical Library, Chicago.

R. CHRISTOPHER TEMPLETONhas been appointed media librarian at Albertus College, New Haven, Connecticut.

DAVID THOMPSONhas been appointed bibliographer for library and information studies at Stanford University.

ANNE TURKOShas been appointed assistant curator of historical manuscripts and archives at the University of Maryland, College Park.

NELL WALTNERhas been promoted to assistant director for technical services at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

BETH F. WARNERhas joined the staff of the Louisiana State University Library, Baton Rouge, as head of the Chemistry Library.

LOLA WARRENhas been promoted to head of government documents and maps at the University of Maryland, College Park.

KEITH E. WASHRURNhas been named assistant director of the Central New York Library Resources Council, Syracuse.

LAUREN S. WILLAMSis assistant head of the Public Documents and Maps Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

REBECCA WILSONhas been appointed to the Newspaper Project at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

BRIAN M. WOODis the new assistant social sciences librarian at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

RICHARD B. WURSTENhas been appointed director of the Music Listening Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

KATHLEEN WYMANhas been appointed map librarian at York University, Downsview, Ontario.

Retirements

CYRUS B. KING retired on December 31 after serving for 21 years as assistant director for collection development at the D.H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

HELENE OTT, cataloger for Stanford University Libraries, retired on January 31 after nearly 20 years of service.

ALFRED SHARLIP, assistant university librarian for planning and finance at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, retired in December.

ANN BRIEGLEB SCHUURSMA, ethnomusicology archivist at the University of California, Los Angeles, for 24 years, retired in December. She will move to Holland to join her husband, Rolf Schuursma, librarian at Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

Deaths

DOROTHY M. KESTEL, reference librarian at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, for 15 years, died on July 31 following a long illness.

R. JANE MCFALL, associate librarian in the Life Sciences Library at Pennsylvania State University, died January 7 after an extended illness.

MARY WHOULEY SIBLEY, librarian in the General Reference Department at the University of California, Davis, from 1961 to 1966, died in Milledgeville, Georgia, in December.

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