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Library science educator

Anna Kathryn Oller, American library science educator. Member American Library Association (chairman Isadore Mudge Citation Jury 1967-1968), Pennsylvania Library Association, Association for Library and Information Science Education, Germantown History Society, Waynesboro History Society, History Society Pennsylvania, American Association of University Professors, American Society Information Science, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Oller, Anna Kathryn was born on July 1, 1916 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Daniel G. and Blanche (Ruthrauff) Oller.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Juniata College, 1938; Bachelor of Science, Drexel Institute Technology, 1939; Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1963.

Career

Researcher, University of Illinois, 1949-1950; teaching fellow, University of Illinois, 1950-1951; instructor, Florida State University, 1951-1952; assistant professor, Graduate School Library Science, Drexel Institute Technology, Philadelphia, 1952-1954; associate professor, Graduate School Library Science, Drexel Institute Technology, 1955-1967; acting dean, Graduate School Library Science, Drexel Institute Technology, 1967-1968; professor library science, associate dean, School Library and Information Science, Drexel U., Philadelphia, 1969-1982; associate dean, professor emeritus, School Library and Information Science, Drexel U., Philadelphia, since 1982. Visiting professor Pennsylvania State University, summers 1947-1949, 51, Emory University, summer 1953, University of Michigan, summer 1954. Assistant librarian Huntingdon County Library, 1939-1940, librarian, 1942-1945.

Cataloger Juniata College Library, 1940-1942. Librarian Adams County (Pennsylvania) Library, 1945-1947. Assistant extension librarian Pennsylvania State Library, 1947-1949.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Library Association (chairman Isadore Mudge Citation Jury 1967-1968), Pennsylvania Library Association, Association for Library and Information Science Education, Germantown History Society, Waynesboro History Society, History Society Pennsylvania, American Association of University Professors, American Society Information Science, Beta Phi Museum.

Connections

father:
Daniel G. Oller

mother:
Blanche (Ruthrauff) Oller