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Dr. Barbara Immroth worked as a free-lance indexer, as an instructor for the State Library of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh, as an assistant in the Brown University Library, as a librarian for the University of Denver Library, a children's librarian at Carnegie Library, and as a high school librarian in Pittsburgh. Dr. Immroth's research interests center on children's services, children's literature, intellectual freedom, and multitype library networking. She is the author of Texas in Children's Books and co-author of Teaching Texas History: An All-Level Resource Guide. She edited with Viki Ash-Geisler as co-editor, Achieving School Readiness: Public Libraries and National Education Goal No. 1. Her two most recent books are Library Service for Youth of Hispanic Heritage with Kathleen McCook and Health Information for Youth: The Public Library and School Library Media Center Role with W. Bernard Lukenbill. She is a former President of the Association for Library Services to Children, a Trustee of the Freedom to Read Foundation and a former President of the Texas Library Association. She is a national past president of Beta Phi Mu, LIS honorary society and in 2007 won the Beta Phi Mu Award for distinguished service to education for librarianship. Currently, she is serving on the ALA Notable Books Committee.
April Norris is a first year doctoral student at the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests inlcude digital preservation and discovery, information management, and library and information science education. She is an experienced practitioner and consultant in records and information management (RIM) in both Texas higher-education and state government. She is an active member of both ARMA International and the Society of American Archivists.
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©2009 Barbara Immroth Last Modified January 18, 2010