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Wendell Johnting

Wendell Johnting, American law librarian.

Background

  • Johnting, Wendell was born on August 30, 1952 in Winchester, Indiana, United States. Son of Ernest K. and Jewell G. (Browning) Johnting.

  • Education

    • AB, Taylor University, 1974. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1975.

    Career

    • Cataloging and government documents library Indiana University School Law Library., Indianapolis, since 1975. Project director Indianapolis Law Cataloging Consortium, 1980-1992. Visiting library Cambridge University, Squire Law Library., Cambridge, England, 1985.

      Founding member Information Online Project Leaders, 1987-1990. Speaker in field; member, secretary Indiana University Libraries Faculty Council, 2001-2002.

    Politics

    God loves the world, sending Jesus to die for the sins of the whole world and, in Christ, is reconciling to Himself people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

    Membership

    Library. volunteer Beech Grove Public Library., Indiana, 1993-1995. Reader, volunteer Marion County Health Care Home, Indianapolis, 1989. Member of Indiana-SIRSI Users Group (secretary 2005-2006), Indiana Cooperative Library.

    Services Authority (strategic planning committee 2005-2006, executive committee 2005-2007, treasurer 2006-2007), Indianapolis Law Libraries Association (secretary treasurer 1999—2001), Indiana Library. Federation (personnel committee 2000-2004), Christian Legal Society (faculty advisory since 2001), Indiana University Libraries Association (executive board 1982-1985, vice president 1986-1987, treasurer 1999—2001, executive board 2004-2005), Ohio Region Association Law Libraries (secretary 1982, executive board 1982-1985), Knights of Pythias, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassen, Alpha Phi Gamma, Chi Alpha Omega, Beta Phi Mu.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, astronomy, cooking.

    Connections

    • father: Ernest K. Johnting
    • mother: Jewell G. (Browning) Johnting
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    Born August 30, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Taylor University
    • 1975
      Indiana University
    • 1975
      Cataloging and government documents library Indiana University School Law Library
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States