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William Miller

William Miller, American library administrator. Recipient Ontario Library. Association Prize, Toronto, 1976, Library. Instruction Grant, Earlham College, National Science Foundation, 1978. Member American Library Association (chair editorial board Choice magazine 1980-1982, other offices), Association College and Research Libraries (president 1996-1997).

Background

  • Miller, William was born on January 9, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Julius and Norma (Frank) Miller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Temple University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1974. Master of Library Science, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1976.

    Career

    • Reference library Albion (Michigan) College, 1976-1980. Head reference and government documents Michigan State University Library., East Lansing, Michigan, 1980-1984. Associate dean of libraries Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1984-1987.

      Director libraries Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, since 1987.

    Works

    • Academic Research on the Internet: Options for Scholars & Libraries
    • Find what you’re looking for with the best Internet resources for academic research in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences! Which academic resource deserves more of your budget: printed books and journals or softly glowing terminals? The answer differs depending on the subject area, the availability and reliability of Internet information in that field, and the comparative value of Internet research and traditional print media.
    • Libraries Within Their Institutions: Creative Collaborations
    • Discover how your library—and its patrons—can benefit from internal partnerships, collaborations, and interactions Libraries Within Their Institutions: Creative Collaborations examines the ways librarians work within their own universities, municipalities, or government units to form partnerships that ensure the best possible service to their patrons.
    • Cooperative Efforts of Libraries
    • Explore a wide variety of cooperative initiatives—at regional, statewide, and international levels! This book examines a wide variety of cooperative efforts and consortia in libraries, both geographically and in terms of such activities as digitization and cooperative reference services.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (chair editorial board Choice magazine 1980-1982, other offices), Association College and Research Libraries (president 1996-1997).

    Connections

    • Children: Jessica, Miriam. Married Kathleen Fairbrother.
    • father: Julius Miller
    • mother: Norma (Frank) Miller
    • spouse: Kathleen Fairbrother.
    • children: Jessica Miller
    • Miriam Miller
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    Born January 9, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Temple University
    • 1974
      University Rochester
    • 1976
      University Toronto
    • 1976 - 1980
      Reference library Albion (Michigan) College
    • 1980 - 1984
      head, reference and government documents Michigan State University Library
      East Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      associate, dean of libraries Bowling Green (Ohio) State University
    • 1987
      director, libraries Florida Atlantic University
      Boca Raton, Florida, United States