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library educator

Eldred Reid Smith, American library educator. Council on Library Resources fellow, 1970. Member American Library Association, Association Research Libraries (director 1979-1985, president 1983-1984), Association College and Research Libraries (president 1977-1978, director 1976-1979, committee on academic status 1969-1974, chairman university libraries section 1974-1975).

Background

Smith, Eldred Reid was born on June 30, 1931 in Payette, Idaho, United States. Son of Lawrence E. and Jennie (Reid) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1956;Master of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1962;Master of Library Science, University of Southern California, 1957.

Career

Aquisition reference librarian, Long Beach State College Library, 1957-1959;reference librarian, San Francisco State College Library, 1959-1960;bibliographer, University of California-Berkeley Library, 1960-1965;head search division acquisition department, University of California-Berkeley Library, 1966-1969;head loan department, University of California-Berkeley Library, 1969-1970;associate university librarian, University of California-Berkeley Library, 1970-1972;acting university librarian, University of California-Berkeley Library, 1971-1972;director libraries, also professor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1973-1976;university librarian, University of Minnesota, 1976-1987;professor, University of Minnesota, 1976-1996. Lecturer School Library Science, U. Washington, 1972. Board directors Center for Research Libraries, 1975-1977.

Works

Membership

Member American Library Association, Association Research Libraries (director 1979-1985, president 1983-1984), Association College and Research Libraries (president 1977-1978, director 1976-1979, committee on academic status 1969-1974, chairman university libraries section 1974-1975).

Connections

Married Judith Ausubel, June 25, 1953. Children: Steven, Janet.

father:
Lawrence E. Smith

mother:
Jennie (Reid) Smith

spouse:
Judith Ausubel

children:
Steven Smith

Janet Smith