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Call Number Fall 2008
LIS ALUMNI SOCIETY BOARD
Susan Elliott (MS '90) has been technical services director at Odessa (TX) College
Learning Resources Center since 2000, where she earlier served as director of
public services and as a paraprofessional. She is an active member of the Texas
Community College Teachers Association and TLA; in 2004-05, she was
TLA District 9 co-chair. Her BA degree is from Kansas Wesleyan University.
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Corinne Hill (MS '95), associate director for
- -A technical services of the Dallas Public Library,
regularly presents programs on library services,
collection development, and new technologies.
She was formerly Technical Services Manager at
Denton Public Library. In 2004, she was named a
Mover and Shaker by Library Journal, and in 2005, was a delegate leader for
Texas librarians participating in the People-to-People Ambassador Program to
Russia. As an active member of TLA, she has served twice as Conference Program
Committee co-chair as well as in other responsible positions. She is the past-chair of
the ALA Reference and User Services Association, Collection Development and
Evaluation Section and recently served as a member of an
bk External Review Panel for the Committee on Accreditation.
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Connie Moss (MS '92) is coordinator of the North East Texas Library System
(NETLS), headquartered at the Nicholson Memorial Library System in
Garland, where she oversees training, consulting, and technology services to
libraries in a 33 county area. Before coming to NETLS in May 2008, she was
assistant director of the William T. Cozby Public Library in Coppell, TX. She
also has served in the Carrollton (TX) Public Library and the Dallas Public
Library. Connie was born and reared in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She
and her husband were able to enjoy travel in Europe during his Air Force career.
Her hobbies are travel, reading, and visiting with friends and family.
Martha Rossi (MS '04), is educational specialist for library services at Education
Service Center, Region 20, where she supports the development and delivery of
training and cooperative purchasing programs for librarians and schools. The
Center, located in San Antonio, serves 51 school districts and ca. 300,000
students in 15 counties. She also consults and collaborates on the
implementation of the Texas initiative to provide and integrate state-funded
online resources to K-12 schools in partnership with the Texas State Library and
Archives Commission and the Texas Education Agency. Martha reports that she
is energized by working with technology applications and system design. She says
that following her parents around while growing up in Mexico and Brazil and
joining Drs. Carol Simpson and Barbara Schultz-Jones in Thailand have kept her
mindful of the needs for sensitivity and broad thinking.
How many of these questions concerning LIS can you answer?
Look up the answers and learn some of our 70 year history.
1. When were courses in library science first offered at UNT?
2. When was the Department of Library Service established?
3. When did the Department of Library Service become the School of Library
and information Sciences?
4. When was Call Number started?
5. Which of the LIS 12 deans and interim deans served the longest period of time?
6. When was LIS first accredited by the American Library Association?
7. When was the LIS extension program atTexasTech offered?
8. When did the Houston Program begin?
Answers on page 21
UNT LIS ALUMNI
Kathy Huber (MS '91), Tulsa
(OK) City County Library,
Bogardus (MS'07), Port
Isabel (TX) Public Library;
Terry Clower (PhD '97),
Assoc. Dir., UNT Ctr
Susan Elliott (MS '90),
Odessa (TX) College Library;
Corinne Hill (MS '95),
Dallas (TX) Public Library,
UNT Exes representative;
Sidney Lowe (MS '04),
Research & Information head,
university libraries, Las Vegas,
NV; Leslyn McNabb (MS
'02), Center for Disease
Control, Atlanta, GA; Connie
Moss (MS '92), NETLS;
Martha Rossi (MS '04),
Education Service Center,
Region 20, San Antonio;
Mariann Sears (MS '97)
Thompson & Knight LLP;
Margaret Irby Nichols,
retired SLIS faculty/Call
Number editor, ex-offico;
Jurhee Curtis, UNT SLIS
External Affairs, ex-officio.
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