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library and information technology administrator

Albert Odell Brecht, American library and information technology administrator. Bar: Texas 1972.

Background

Brecht, Albert O. was born on November 19, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Government and Sociology, North Texas State University, 1969. Juris Doctor, University Houston, 1972. Master of Laws, University Washington, 1973.

Career

Assistant law library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1973-1974;assistant law library in-charge Law Library., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1975;lab library, assistant professor of law, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1975-1977;director Law Library., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1977;associate professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1977-1979;professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1979;interim deputy university library for central library system, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1984-1985;associate dean Law Library. and Information Technology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. President Libraria Sodalitas, 1980. Member Westlaw Academy Advisory Board, 1988-1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with A. Holoch and K. Pecarovich) Medical Malpractice Insurance and Its Alternatives: The Legal, Medical, and Insurance Literature—A Bibliography, 1975. Contributor articles and book reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association Law Libraries (audio-visual committee 1975, chairman nominations committee 1978, recruitment committee 1975-1976, placement committee 1979-1981, consultant law libraries of correctional institutions, chairman program committee annual meeting 1983, vice president 1986-1987, president 1987-1988, moderator program on law libraries 1991), Special Libraries Association, Southern California Association Law Libraries (vice president 1974-1975, president 1975-1976, board directors 1978, chairman committee on consultant for non-law libraries 1981).