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Jane Lopes Crocker

Jane Lopes Crocker, American library director. Certified library, Massachusetts; certified secondary education teacher, Massachusetts. Recipient Ray Murray award, New Jersey Library Association Assts, 1991, Distinguished Service award, College and University, 2004, certified of commendation, Gloucester County Board Freeholders, 2004.


  • Crocker, Jane Lopes was born on September 19, 1946 in Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Joseph Barros and Mary (Faria) Lopes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Bridgewater State College, 1968. Master of Science in Library. Science, Simmons College, 1971.


    • Library. New Bedford (Massachusetts) Public Library., 1968-1971. Public services library Simmons College Library., Boston, 1971-1973. Head library Boston City Hospital, 1973-1976.

      Library director Gloucester County College, Deptford, New Jersey, since 1976. President Library. Network Review Board, 1994-1995, vice-chairman, 1996-1997. Associate professor Gloucester County College, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library, Massachusetts. Certified secondary education teacher, Massachusetts.


    • Editor Bay State Library., 1974-1976. Contributing author: Reference and Information Service, 1978, New Jersey Libraries, 1984, 89-90, 94, Vocational and Technology Resources for Community College Libraries, Laun, Mary Ann Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Vice chair Gloucester County College Academy Assembly, 1996-1998, co-chair Technology Roundtable, since 2000. Secretary International Union of Electronic, Electrical, CWA Local #442, since 1996. President GCCEA, director's group, since 2002.

    Member American Library Association (chapter relations council since 1995, chapter councilor since 1997), New Jersey Library. Association (president-elect 1991-1992, president 1992-1993, vice-chair public policy committee 1996-1997, executive board since 1997, newsletter editor since 2003, president Dirs.' association since 2002, President award 2004), New Jersey Education Association Directors Association (president since 2002), VALE (executive committee 2002-2005), South Jersey Regional Library. Cooperative (president 1988-1990, executive board since 1985, Resolution of Appreciation award 1990, President's award 1993).


    • Married Lowell Steven Crocker, February 14, 1976. Children: Susan J., Jennifer L., Jacqueline M.
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    Born September 19, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Bridgewater State College
    • 1971
      Simmons College
    • 1968 - 1971
      Library New Bedford (Massachusetts) Public Library
    • 1971 - 1973
      public services library Simmons College Library
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      head, library Boston City Hospital
    • 1976
      library director, Gloucester County College
      Deptford, Kent, United Kingdom