Dewey, Barbara I. 1953-
DEWEY, Barbara I. 1953-
PERSONAL: Born February 20, 1953, in Omaha, NE; daughter of Millard (in transportation sales) and Barbara (a homemaker; maiden name, Kent); married William J. Dewey, June 7, 1975; children: William K.
Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Minnesota, B.A., 1974, M.A., 1976. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Episcopalian. Hobbies and other interests: African art, travel.
ADDRESSES: Home—1233 Harrington Dr., Knoxville, TN 37922. Offıce—Hodges Library, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996; fax: 865-974-4259. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Minnesota Valley Regional Library System, Mankato, MN, coordinator of reference and adult services, 1977-78; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, assistant interlibrary loan and reference librarian, 1978-80; Indiana University—Bloomington, director of admissions for School of Library and Information Science and advisor, 1980-87; University of Iowa, Iowa City, director of administrative and access services, 1990-95, director of information and research services, 1995-2000, interim university librarian and member of Dean's Council, 2000, adjunct professor of library and information science, 1991; University of Tennessee, Knoxville, dean of libraries and adjunct professor of information sciences, 2000—, and cochair of Tennessee Academic Libraries Council. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, member of library board; member of Information Alliance, Digital Library Federation, and Educause. Producer of the videotape Conserving the Constitution of the State of Iowa, Audiovisual Center, University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA), 1988.
MEMBER: International Federation of Library Associations, American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, American Society for Information Service (chapter president, 1986-87), Association of Research Libraries, Council on Library and Information Resources, Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, Beta Phi Mu.
AWARDS, HONORS: Best Paper Award, American Association of Computers in Education World Conference on EdMedia, 1999, for "Scaling Information Literacy at the University of Iowa: Web-based Approaches and Partnerships"; fellow of Frye Leadership Institute, Emory University, 2000.
(Editor, with Marilyn Shaver) Issues in Research Librarianship: Proceedings of a Forum Series, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University (Bloomington, IN), 1987.
Library Jobs: How to Fill Them, How to Find Them, Oryx Press (Phoenix, AZ), 1987.
(Editor) Raising Money for Academic and ResearchLibraries, Neal-Schuman (New York, NY), 1991.
(With Sheila D. Creth) Team Power: Making LibraryMeetings Work, American Library Association Publications (Chicago, IL), 1993.
(Editor and contributor) Library User Education:Powerful Learning, Powerful Partnerships, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2001.
Contributor to books, including Advances in Library Administration and Organization, JAI Press (Greenwich, CT), 1988; Creating the Future: Essays on Librarianship, edited by Sally Gardner Reed, McFarland (Jefferson, NC), 1996; Leadership and Academic Libraries, edited by Terrence Mech and Gerald McCabe, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1998; and Diversity in Libraries: Academic Library Residency Programs, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Science and Technology Libraries, Information Technology and Libraries, Transforming Libraries: Issues and Innovations in Distance Learning, Collection Management, Journal of Academic Librarianship, Library Trends, Journal of Library Administration, College and Research Libraries, Library Personnel News, and Unabashed Librarian.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing and writing a chapter of Higher Education in the Information Age: New Era, New Leadership, for Neal-Schuman (New York, NY).
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Library Quarterly, July, 2002, Joan Kaplowitz, review of Library User Education: Powerful Learning, Powerful Partnerships, p. 396.
RQ, spring, 1988, Barbara J. Arnold, review of LibraryJobs: How to Fill Them, How to Find Them, p. 440; summer, 1994, Marion T. Reid, review of Team Power: Making Library Meetings Work, p. 582.