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Ted Preston Sheldon

Ted Preston Sheldon, American library dean. Member American Library Association, American National Standards Institute/Audio Engineering Society (joint technical commission since 1994), International Association Sound Archives, Association Recorded Sound Collection (managing editor jour 1988-1995, public journal since 1995, president 1996-1998, public since 1996).

Background

  • Sheldon, Ted Preston was born on July 5, 1942 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Preston and Marjorie Sheldon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Elmhurst College, Illinois, 1964. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1976.

      Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant archivist University Illinois, Urbana, 1976-1977. Reference librarian University Kansas, Lawrence, 1977-1979, head collection development, 1979-1981. Associate director libraries State University of New York, Binghamton, 1981-1983, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1983-1985, dean libraries, 1985—2005.

      President Missouri Library. Network Corporation, 1991-1995.

    Works

    • Author: Population Trends, 1976, Kansas College Development Policy, 1978, History, Sources Social Science, 1985. Co-author: American national standards institute/International Organization for Standardization/Advanced Encryption Standard audio/video data preservation standards, since 1997.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, American National Standards Institute/Audio Engineering Society (joint technical commission since 1994), International Association Sound Archives, Association Recorded Sound Collection (managing editor jour 1988-1995, public journal since 1995, president 1996-1998, public since 1996).

    Connections

    • Married Beverly Stebel. Children: Kathy, Mark.
    • father: Preston Sheldon
    • mother: Marjorie Sheldon
    • spouse: Beverly Stebel
    • children: Kathy Sheldon
    • Mark Sheldon
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    Born July 5, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Elmhurst College
    • 1965
      Indiana University
    • 1976
      Indiana University
    • 1977
      University Illinois
    • 1976 - 1977
      Assistant, archivist University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      reference librarian University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      associate, director libraries State University of New York
      Binghamton, New York, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      associate, director libraries State University of New York
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1985 - 2005
      associate, director libraries State University of New York
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