Wiegand, Wayne A.

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WIEGAND, Wayne A. American, b. 1946. Genres: Area studies, History, Librarianship. Career: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, history teacher at university school, 1969; history teacher at a military academy in Lake Geneva, WI, 1969-70; John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL, instructor in history, 1973; Kalamazoo College, MI, rare books cataloger and evening supervisor at Upjohn Library, 1973-74; Urbana College, IL, college librarian, 1974-76; University of Kentucky, Lexington, assistant professor, 1976-82, associate professor of library and information science, 1982-86; University of Wisconsin-Madison, associate professor, 1987-89, professor of library history & information studies, 1989-2002, co-founder and co-director of Center for Print Culture History in Modern America, 1992-2002, fellow of Teaching Academy, 1996-2002, fellow of Institute for Research in the Humanities, 1998; Florida State University, F. William Summers Professor of Library & Information Studies and Professor of American Studies, 2003-. Spencer Foundation Fellow, 2000; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, William Rand Kenan Jr. Visiting Professor, 1994. Publications: The History of a Hoax: Edmund Lester Pearson, John Cotton Dana, and the Old Librarian's Almanack, 1979; Politics of an Emerging Profession: The American Library Association, 1876-1917, 1986; Patrician in the Progressive Era: A Biography of George von Lengerke Meyer, 1988; An Active Instrument for Propaganda: American Public Libraries during World War I, 1989; Irrepressible Reformer: A Biography of Melvil Dewey, 1996. EDITOR: Leaders in American Academic Librarianship, 1925-1975, 1983; Supplement to the Dictionary of American Library Biography, 1990; (with D.G. Davis Jr.) Encyclopedia of Library History, 1994; (with J. Danky) Print Culture in a Diverse America; (with T. Argst) Libraries as Agencies of Culture. Contributor to books and to library and history journals. Address: School of Information Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]