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Ray English

Ray English, American library administrator. German Academy Exchange Service fellow, 1973-1974. Member of American Library Association (Hugh Atrinson award 2009), Academy Library. Association Ohio, Library. Administration and Management Association, Association College and Research Libraries (board directors, executive committee 1996-1998, chair scholarly communications committee 2002-2006, Academy Research Library. of the Year 2006).

Background

  • English, Ray was born on December 11, 1946 in Brevard, North Carolina, United States. Son of Daniel Leon and Lois (Dorsett) English.

  • Education

    • AB with honors in German, Davidson College, 1969. Master of Arts in German Literature, University North Carolina, 1971. Medical Science Liaison Society, University North Carolina, 1977.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1978.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant German department University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1970-1973, 74-75, research assistant, 1976. Reference library Alderman Library. U.Va., Charlottesville, Virginia, 1977-1979.

      Head reference library Oberlin (Ohio) College Library., 1979-1989, associate director, 1986-1990. Director libraries Oberlin (Ohio) College, since 1990, academy advisor, since 1980. Lecturer in German, 1986—2000.

      Visiting lecturer School Library. Science, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1981. Steering committee Scholarly Public and Academy Resources Coalition, since 1999, chair, since 2006.

      Speaker in field.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Portal: Libraries and the Academy. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association (Hugh Atrinson award 2009), Academy Library. Association Ohio, Library. Administration and Management Association, Association College and Research Libraries (board directors, executive committee 1996-1998, chair scholarly communications committee 2002-2006, Academy Research Library. of the Year 2006).

    Connections

    • Married Allison Scott Ricker, October 19, 1985. Children: John, Michael.
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    Born December 11, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1969
      Davidson College
    • 1971
      University North Carolina
    • 1977
      University North Carolina
    • 1978
      University North Carolina
    • 1970 - 1973
      Teaching assistant, German department University North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      reference library Alderman Library University of Virginia
      Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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