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Barbra Buckner Higginbotham, American librarian. Recipient Alumni Board Service award, 1992. Member American Library. Association, Library and Information Technology Association (board directors since 1994, chair program committee since 1992), Association College and Research Libraries, Archons of Colophon, Golden Key.

Background

Higginbotham, Barbra Buckner was born on April 12, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Zeak Monroe and Myra Mozelle (Wilson) Buckner.

Education

Bachelor, Centenary College, 1968. Master of Library Science, Columbia University, 1969. DLS, Columbia University, 1988.

Career

Children's library, Chicago Public Library., 1969-1970;cataloger, Rhode Island College, Providence, 1971-1973;library, unites states department Transportation, Washington, 1973-1975;library, United States Customs Svc., Washington, 1975-1977;assistant head cataloging, Columbia University, New York City, 1977-1979;head of cataloging, Columbia University, New York City, 1979-1983;access services library, Columbia University, New York City, 1983-1985;head library, Brooklyn College, 1985-1994;chief library, executive director academic information technologies, Brooklyn College, since 1994. Trustee New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library. Agency, since 1993.

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Membership

Member American Library. Association, Library and Information Technology Association (board directors since 1994, chair program committee since 1992), Association College and Research Libraries, Archons of Colophon, Golden Key.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: piano.

Connections

Married Hal Ford Higginbotham, Junior, December 27, 1970.

father:
Zeak Monroe Buckner

mother:
Myra Mozelle (Wilson) Buckner

spouse:
Hal Ford Higginbotham