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Don Davis

Emeritus Professor


Bio

Dr. Davis worked as an assistant in the Biola College Library, La Mirada, California and in the University of California, Berkeley Library, and as a Senior Reference Librarian and Head, Department of Special Collections, Fresno State College Library, Fresno California. He has been Editor of Libraries & Culture (formerly the Journal of Library History) since 1977. Dr. Davis�s research interests include the history of books and libraries, history of education for librarianship and information science, bibliography, and collection development. He is author of The Association of American Library Schools, 1915-1968: An Analytical History (1974) and Bibliography and Chronology of Texas Library History, 1685-2000 (2002); and co-author or editor of fourteen books, including Reference Books in the Social Sciences and Humanities (1977), ARBA Guide to Library Science Literature (1987), American Library History: A Comprehensive Guide to the Literature (1989), Encyclopedia of Library History (1994), and Dictionary of American Library Biography, Second Supplement (2003).

B.A., 1961, History, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., 1963, History, and M.L.S., 1964, both from the University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., 1972, Library Science, University of Illinois, Urbana; M.A.T.S., 1996, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.


Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2006 Fall F S 301 Freshman Seminar: Great Libraries in History
2005 Fall INF 301C Freshman Seminar
2005 Fall INF 386.10 Books, Libraries, and Civilization to 1500
2005 Spring INF 386.8 The History of the Book: Material Culture and Social Implications
2005 Spring INF 384D Collection Management
2004 Fall INF 386.14 Books, Libraries, and Civilization since 1500
2004 Fall INF 388K Organizational Environments: International and Comparative Librarianship
2004 Fall INF 301C Freshman Seminar: Great Libraries in History
2004 Spring INF 388K.05 Rare Book and Special Collections
2004 Spring INF 384D Collection Management
2004 Spring INF 180J Introduction to Information Studies
2003 Fall INF 301C Freshman Seminar
2003 Fall INF 386.10 Books, Libraries, and Civilization to 1500
2003 Fall INF 180J Introduction to Information Studies
2003 Fall INF 180J Introduction to Information Studies
2003 Spring INF 384D Collection Management
2003 Spring INF 180J Introduction to Information Studies
2002 Fall INF 386.14 Books, Libraries and Civilization since 1500
2002 Spring INF 386.10 Books, Libraries and Civilization to 1500
2001 Fall INF 384D Collection Management
2001 Spring INF 386.8 History of Printing
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