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Donna Louise Gilton

Donna Louise Gilton, American library and information scientist, educator. Member of American Library Association, Rhode Island Library. Association, Library Association & Information Science Educators.

Background

  • Gilton, Donna Louise was born on July 9, 1950 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Review Charles Webster and Hattie Franklin Gilton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Simmons College, 1972. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1988.

    Career

    • Pre-professional assistant Boston Public Library., Boston, 1972—1975, library, 1975—1979. Head library Belize Teachers' College, Belize City, Belize, 1979—1981. Business reference library Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1984—1988, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1988—1991.

      Assistant professor University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, 1991—1998, associate professor, 1998—2007, professor, since 2007.

    Religion

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association, Rhode Island Library. Association, Library Association & Information Science Educators.

    Personality

    Interests

    Churchwork, reading, music.

    Connections

    • father: Review Charles Webster
    • mother: Hattie Franklin Gilton
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    Born July 9, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Simmons College
    • 1975
      Simmons College
    • 1988
      University of Pittsburgh
    • 1972 - 1975
      Pre-professional assistant, Boston Public Library
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1975 - 1979
      Pre-professional assistant, Boston Public Library
    • 1979 - 1981
      head, library Belize Teachers' College
      Belize City, Belize, Belize
    • 1984 - 1988
      business reference library Western Kentucky University
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      business reference library Western Kentucky University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1991 - 1998
      assistant, professor University of Rhode Island
      Kingston, Jamaica
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