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Joellen Ostendorf

Joellen Ostendorf, American librarian. Certified library.


  • Ostendorf, Joellen was born on October 26, 1951 in Blue Island, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Henry and Mildred MArie (Remig) Ostendorf.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Communications, University Illinois, 1973. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1976.


    • Library. University Illinois, Champaign, 1976, Mississippi Library. Commission, Jackson, 1976-1977. Head library Mississippi Library.

      Commission Service for Handicapped, 1977-1987. Library consultant Georgia Division Public Pinr. Services, Atlanta, 1987-1991, associate director, since 1992.

      Treasurer Mississippi Library. Association, Jackson, 1986-1987. Program chairman Mississippi Association of Workers for the Blind, Jackson, 1982-1984.

      Founder Friends of Handicapped, Jackson, 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library.


    • Contributing author: School Library Media Services for the Handicapped, 1982, (manuals) Reading Can Bd For Everyone, 1981, GOLD Procedures, 1991. Editor: (periodical) DIKTA, 1983. Contributing columnist Online Computer Library Center Systems and Services, since 1992.


    Active Literature Volumes American, 1991-1994. Volunteer Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, 1990-1994. Member American Library Association, Southeastern Library.

    Association, Georgia Library. Association, Georgia Online Database Advisory Committee (chairman 1988-1990), Association Specialized and Cooperative Library. Agencies (Interface editorial board 1991-1993), Online Computer Library Center Users Council (delegate 1992-1995, alternate delegate since 1996), National Wildlife Federation.



    Quilting, photography, antiques.

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    Born October 26, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      University Illinois
    • 1976
      University Illinois
    • 1976
      Library University Illinois
      Champaign, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      Library University Illinois
      Jackson, Mississippi, United States
    • 1977 - 1987
      head, library Mississippi Library Commission Service for Handicapped
    • 1987 - 1991
      library consultant, Georgia Division Public Pinr. Services
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa