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June Lester

June Lester, American library and information scientist, educator. University of California at Los Angeles senior fellow, 1987.

Background

  • Lester, June was born on August 25, 1942 in Sandersville, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Charles DuBose and Frances Irene (Cheney) Lester.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Emory University, 1963. Master in Librarianship, Emory University, 1971. Doctor in Library. Science, Columbia University, 1987.

      Certified in advanced librarianship, Columbia University, 1982.

    Career

    • Assistant professor, cataloger University Tennessee Library., Knoxville, 1971-1973. Library division library and information management Emory University, Atlanta, 1973-1981, assistant professor division library and information management, 1976-1980, associate professor, 1980-1987. Accreditation officer American Library.

      Association, 1987-1991. Associate dean, associate professor School Library and Information Sciences University North Texas, Denton, 1991—1993. Professor University Oklahoma, Norman, 1993—2010, director School Library and Information Studies, 1993—2000, professor emerita, since 2010.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (council member 1987), Association for Library and Information Science Education (board directors 1985-1987, 94-97, president 1995-1996), American Society Information Science and Technology (treasurer, 2004-2007, board member, 2004-2007), Oklahoma Library. Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Museum.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Anna Elisabeth Engle.
    • father: Charles DuBose Lester
    • mother: Frances Irene (Cheney) Lester
    • child: Anna Elisabeth Engle Lester
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    Born August 25, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Emory University
    • 1971
      Emory University
    • 1987
      Columbia University
    • 1982
      Columbia University
    • 1971 - 1973
      Assistant, professor
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1973 - 1981
      library division library and information management, Emory University
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1987 - 1991
      accreditation officer, American Library Association
    • 1991 - 1993
      associate, professor School Library and Information Sciences University North Texas
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1991 - 1993
      associate, professor School Library and Information Sciences University North Texas
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1993 - 2010
      professor, University Oklahoma
      Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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