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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.

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • 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.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    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).

    Connections

    • Married Lowell Steven Crocker, February 14, 1976. Children: Susan J., Jennifer L., Jacqueline M.
    • father: Joseph Barros Lopes
    • mother: Mary (Faria) Lopes
    • spouse: Lowell Steven Crocker
    • children: Susan J. Crocker
    • Jennifer L. Crocker
    • Jacqueline M Crocker
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    Born September 19, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 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