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Barbra Buckner Higginbotham

Barbra Buckner Higginbotham, American librarian. Recipient Alumni Board Service award, 1992. Member American Library. Association, Library and Information Technology Association (board directors since 1994, chair program committee since 1992), Association College and Research Libraries, Archons of Colophon, Golden Key.

Background

  • Higginbotham, Barbra Buckner was born on April 12, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Zeak Monroe and Myra Mozelle (Wilson) Buckner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Centenary College, 1968. Master of Library Science, Columbia University, 1969. DLS, Columbia University, 1988.

    Career

    • Children's library Chicago Public Library., 1969-1970. Cataloger Rhode Island College, Providence, 1971-1973. Library United States Department Transportation, Washington, 1973-1975, United States Customs Service, Washington, 1975-1977.

      Assistant head cataloging Columbia University, New York City, 1977-1979, head of cataloging, 1979-1983, access services library, 1983-1985. Head library Brooklyn College, 1985-1994, chief library, executive director academy information technologies, since 1994. Trustee New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library.

      Agency, since 1993.

    Works

    • Author: Our Past Preserved, 1990, Access versus Assets, 1993. Editor: Advances in Preservation and Access, Volume 1, 1992, Volume 2, 1995.

    Membership

    Member American Library. Association, Library and Information Technology Association (board directors since 1994, chair program committee since 1992), Association College and Research Libraries, Archons of Colophon, Golden Key.

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano.

    Connections

    • Married Hal Ford Higginbotham, Junior, December 27, 1970.
    • father: Zeak Monroe Buckner
    • mother: Myra Mozelle (Wilson) Buckner
    • spouse: Hal Ford Higginbotham
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    Born April 12, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Centenary College
    • 1969
      Columbia University
    • 1988
      Columbia University
    • 1969 - 1970
      Children's library Chicago Public Library
    • 1971 - 1973
      cataloger Rhode Island College
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      library United States Department Transportation
      Washington, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      library United States Department Transportation
      Washington, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      assistant, head cataloging Columbia University
    • 1983 - 1985
      assistant, head cataloging Columbia University
    • 1985 - 1994
      head, library Brooklyn College
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    Award