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Rebecca A. Watson-Boone

Rebecca A. Watson-Boone, American dean, researcher, library and information scientist, educator. Member American Library Association (division president 1985-1986, councilor 1988-1992), Association Library and Information Science Education, New Mexico Library. Association.

Background

  • Watson-Boone, Rebecca A. was born on March 7, 1946 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Roger S. and Elizabeth Boone.

  • Education

    • Student, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 1967. Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1968. Master of Library Science, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1971.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1995.

    Career

    • Assistant reference library Princeton University, New Jersey, 1970-1976. Head central reference department University Arizona, Tucson, 1976-1983, associate dean College Arts and Sciences, 1984-1989. Co-director Placitas Community Library., New Mexico, 2007—2010.

      Loaned executive Arizona Board Regents, 1988-1989. President Center for Study of Information Professionals, 1995—2002.

    Works

    • Author: Constancy and Change in the Worklife of Research University Librarians, 1998, A Good Match: Library Career Opportunities for Graduates of Liberal Arts Colleges, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Society of Friends

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (division president 1985-1986, councilor 1988-1992), Association Library and Information Science Education, New Mexico Library. Association.

    Connections

    • Married Dennis David Ash, 1967 (divorced 1975). Married Frederick Kellogg, 1979 (divorced 1988). Married Peter G. Watson-Boone, May 26, 1989.
    • father: Roger S.
    • mother: Elizabeth Boone
    • spouses: Dennis David Ash
    • Frederick Kellogg
    • Peter G. Watson-Boone
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    Born March 7, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Earlham College
    • 1968
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1971
      University North Carolina
    • 1995
      University Wisconsin
    • 1970 - 1976
      Assistant, reference library Princeton University
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1976 - 1983
      head, central reference department University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 2007 - 2010
      co-director Placitas Community Library
      New Mexico, United States