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James Pat Craig

James Pat Craig, American medical library director, consultant. Member board directors Shreveprot Opera Association, 1989, president elect, since 1996. Member American Library. Association, Medical Library. Association (certified instructor 1986), Special Library. Association, Louisiana Library. Association, Unit 170 ACBL (president 1989, 93), Lions International (treasurer 1968-1979), Elks.

Background

  • Craig, James Pat was born on December 10, 1942 in Gould, Arkansas, United States. Son of Hubert Eldridge and Mary Lorean (Dean) Craig.

  • Education

    • Biosystems Engineering, University Arkansas, Monticello, 1964. Master of Arts in Library. Science, University North Texas, 1969.

    Career

    • Teacher, library Gould (Arkansas) Public Schools, 1964-1969, library supervisor, 1970-1973. Library University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1969-1970. Library supervisor Dumas (Arkansas) Schools, 1973-1975.

      Director research library National Center Technology Research, Little Rock,, Arkansas, 1975-1982. Associate director University Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1982-1985. Director library services University South Florida, Tampa, 1985-1987.

      Professor, chairman Louisiana State University School Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana, since 1987. Director NLM: Regional Medical Library. Program, Dallas, 1982-1985.

      Chairman Texas Library. Consortium Alliance, Austin, 1984-1985. Chairman S. Central Academy Medical Libraries, Dallas, 1992-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: part time professional singer, piano.

    Works

    • Author: (Modern Language Association courses), Enhancing Role of Librarian, 1995, Information Malpractice, 1995. Contributor chapter Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sci, 1995.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

    Membership

    Member board directors Shreveprot Opera Association, 1989, president elect, since 1996. Member American Library. Association, Medical Library.

    Association (certified instructor 1986), Special Library. Association, Louisiana Library. Association, Unit 170 ACBL (president 1989, 93), Lions International (treasurer 1968-1979), Elks.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: part time professional singer, piano.

    Connections

    • Married Paula Jane Wykoff, December 8, 1990.
    • father: Hubert Eldridge Craig
    • mother: Mary Lorean (Dean) Craig
    • spouse: Paula Jane Wykoff
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    Born December 10, 1942
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Arkansas
    • 1969
      University N. Texas
    • 1964 - 1969
      Teacher
    • 1969 - 1970
      library University Arkansas
      Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      Teacher
    • 1973 - 1975
      library supervisor Dumas (Arkansas) Schools
    • 1975 - 1982
      director, research library National Center Technology Research
      Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      associate, director University Texas Southwestern Medical School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      director, library services University South Florida
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1987
      professor, Louisiana State University School Medicine
      Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
    • 1987
      chairman, Louisiana State University School Medicine
      Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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