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Barbara Jeanne Arnold

Barbara Jeanne Arnold, American librarian. Certified of professional development in library mgmt, 1993-2006. Nominee Service Level Agreement Rose L. Vormelker award, Service Level Agreement Wisconsin Championat, 2006; recipient Runner-up award, WLA Bumper Sticker Contest, 1984, Racial Justice award, Young Women’s Christian Association, 2005.


  • Arnold, Barbara Jeanne was born on September 21, 1950 in New York City. Daughter of George Nelson and Jeanne Katherine (Lawless) Cornell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in English and History, Marquette University, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Wisconsin, 1973.


    • Project assistant Waukesha (Wisconsin) Public Library., 1974. LTE librarian Wisconsin Department Natural Resources, 1974-1975. Specialist University Wisconsin Steenbock Memorial Library., Madison, 1975-1978.

      Marine Advisory Services specialist University Wisconsin Extension Sea Grant, 1978-1982. Ad hoc administrative aide Madison Public Library., 1982. Program coordinator University Wisconsin Extension Communication Programs, Madison, 1982-1985.

      Specialist in social science research University Wisconsin, 1984-1985. Admissions and placement advisor School Library and Information Studies University Wisconsin-Madison, 1985-1993, senior academy advisor, 1988, since 1993. Member oral interview panel City of Madison Personnel, 1987.

      Library development consultant International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, 1989-1993, 97. Bibliographical searching Nash & Zullo Productions, Inc., Palm Beach, Florida, 1989. Member advisory committee University Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Education Service, 1989.

      Elected academy staff professional development committee University Wisconsin-Madison, since 1994. Senior Student Service Coordinator, 2006-2008, emeritus, since 2008, professional member Wisconsin Governors Council on Library. & Network Development, 2007-2009, public member, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Certified of professional development in library mgmt, 1993-2006.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Writer for newsletters and guides.


    Board directors Friends of Madison Public Library., since 1985. Member secretary alumni relations council University Wisconsin-Madison, 1992-1995, vice chair, 1997. Member Wisconsin Library.

    Association (past chairman Special Libraries, chair education secretary), Special Libraries Association (Wisconsin chapter, chair professional development committee 1991-1993, member professional development committee since 1993, chair nominations committee 1993-1994), Special Libraries Association (wisconsin chapter student pasion committee co-chair 1997-2008), Madison Public Library. Friends (director 1988-2008), City Madison Arts Council(citizen committee co-chair statue of liberty replica restoration committee, since 2009).



    Sailing, needlepoint, postcard collecting, aviation, boating, water sports.


    • Married Stephen Louis Arnold, January 19, 1974.
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    Born September 21, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Marquette University
    • 1973
      University Wisconsin
    • 1974
      Project assistant, Waukesha (Wisconsin) Public Library
    • 1974 - 1975
      LTE librarian Wisconsin Department Natural Resources
    • 1975 - 1978
      specialist, University Wisconsin Steenbock Memorial Library
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      Marine Advisory Services specialist, University Wisconsin Extension Sea Grant
    • 1982 - 1985
      program coordinator, University Wisconsin Extension Communication Programs
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1982
      ad hoc administrative aide Madison Public Library
    • 1984 - 1985
      specialist, in social science research University Wisconsin
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