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Betty Jane Meyer

Betty Jane Meyer, American former librarian. Grantee Ohio State University, 1975-1976.


  • Meyer, Betty Jane was born on July 20, 1918 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Herbert and Gertrude (Sanders) Meyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ball State Teachers College, 1940. Bachelor of Science in Library Science, Western Reserve University, 1945.


    • Student assistant Muncie (Indiana) Public Library., 1936—1940. Library assistant Ohio State University Library., Columbus, 1940—1942, cataloger, 1945—1946, assistant circulation librarian, 1946—1951, acting circulation librarian, 1951—1952, administrative assistant to director libraries, 1952—1957, acting associate reference librarian, 1957—1958, serials cataloger, 1958—1965, head serial division catalog department, 1965—1968, head acquisition department, 1968—1971, assistant director libraries, technical services, 1971—1976, acting director libraries, 1976—1977, assistant director libraries, technical services, 1977—1983. Library assistant Grandview Heights Public Library., 1942—1944.

      Student assistant Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland, 1944—1945. Instructor library administration Ohio State University Library., 1958—1963, assistant professor, 1963—1967, associate professor, 1967—1975, professor, 1975—1983, professor emeritus, from 1983. Member Ohio College Library.

      Center Advisory Committee on Cataloging, 1971—1976, member advisory committee on serials, 1971—1976. Member Inter-University Library. Council, Technology Services Group, 1971—1983.

      Member board trustees Columbua Area Library and Information Council Ohio, 1980—1983.


    Member of Philanthropic and Educational Organization, American Association of University Professors, American Library Association, Academy Library. Association, Franklin County Library. Association, Northern Ohio Technology Services Librarians, Ohio Valley Group Technology Services Librarians, Ohioana Library.

    Association, Ohio Library. Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Association Faculty and Professional Women Ohio State University, Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Phi Mu.


    • father: Herbert Meyer
    • mother: Gertrude (Sanders) Meyer
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    Died October 25, 2006
    (aged 88)
    • 1940
      Ball State Teachers College
    • 1945
      Western Reserve University
    • 1936 - 1940
      Student assistant, Muncie (Indiana) Public Library
    • 1940 - 1942
      library assistant, Ohio State University Library
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1942 - 1944
      library assistant, Grandview Heights Public Library
    • 1944 - 1945
      student assistant, Case Institute of Technology
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1945 - 1946
      library assistant, Ohio State University Library
    • 1951 - 1952
      library assistant, Ohio State University Library
    • 1958 - 1965
      library assistant, Ohio State University Library
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