logo logo

Ilene Frances Rockman

Ilene Frances Rockman, American librarian, educator, editor. Recipient scholarship, California Parent-Teachers Association, Los Angeles, 1973, Literati award, MCB University Press, 2001.


  • Rockman, Ilene Frances was born on November 9, 1950 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Daughter of Leon and Margaret (Klein) Rockman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1972. Medical Science Liaison Society, University Southern California, 1974. Master of Arts, California Polytechnic State University, 1978.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University California Santa Barbara, 1985.


    • Library. Washington State University, Pullman, 1974—1975, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1975—1998, California State University, Hayward, 1998—2001, office of the chancellor, from 2001. Adjunct professor Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, 1982—1985. Abstracter Women Studies Abstracts, Rush, New York, 1976—1991.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor: Reference Services Review, since 1986, Integrating Information Literacy into the Higher Education Curriculum: Practical Models for Transformation, 2004. Co-author: BLISS-Basic Library Information Sources and Services, 1991-1995.

      Member editorial board: Library. Hi Technology, since 1997, American Library., 1997-1999, Journal Academy Librarianship, 2003.


    Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1984. Board directors Friends of Hayward Public Library., from 2001. Member of American Library Association, Total Library.

    Exchange (president 1979-1980), American Educational Research Association, California Association Research Libraries (executive board 1998-1999), Association College and Research Libraries (executive committee education and behavioral science section 1988-1990, executive committee university library section 1999—2002, Distinguished Library. of Year Educational and Behavioral Section 2003, Institute Library of the Year 2005, Dudley award 2005), California Library. Association (council 1983-1986), Special Library. Association, American Association Higher Education, California Reading Association (Exemplary Service award 1992), Library.

    Associates California Polytechnic State University (executive secretary 1981-1983).


    • Married Fred Gertler, March 9, 1996.
    See on larger map
    Born November 9, 1950
    Died 2005
    (aged 54)
    • 1972
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1974
      University Southern California
    • 1978
      California Polytechnic State University
    • 1985
      University California Santa Barbara
    • 1974 - 1975
      Library Washington State University
      Pullman, Washington, United States
    • 1975 - 1998
      Library Washington State University
      San Luis Obispo, California, United States
    • 1998 - 2001
      Library Washington State University
      Hayward, Wisconsin, United States