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educator , library and information scientist

Donna Louise Gilton, American library and information scientist, educator. Member of American Library Association, Rhode Island Library. Association, Library Association & Information Science Educators.

Background

Gilton, Donna Louise was born on July 9, 1950 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Review Charles Webster and Hattie Franklin Gilton.

Education

Bachelor, Simmons College, 1972. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1988.

Career

Pre-professional assistant Boston Public Library., Boston, 1972—1975, library, 1975—1979. Head library Belize Teachers' College, Belize City, Belize, 1979—1981. Business reference library Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1984—1988, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1988—1991.

Assistant professor University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, 1991—1998, associate professor, 1998—2007, professor, since 2007.

Membership

Member of American Library Association, Rhode Island Library. Association, Library Association & Information Science Educators.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Churchwork, reading, music.

Connections

father:
Review Charles Webster

mother:
Hattie Franklin Gilton