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Gillian Callen, American librarian. Member Texas Library. Association (past-chair automation and technical interest group).

Background

Callen, Gillian was born on August 14, 1951 in Hull, Yorkshire, England. Came to the United States, 1957. Daughter of Ewart William and Joan (Langley) Smith.

Education

Associate of Arts, Cypress (California) College, 1971;Bachelor in History, California State University, Long Beach, 1975;Master of Library Science, University of Southern California, 1976.

Career

County librarian, San Patricio County Library System, Sinton, Texas, 1977-1980;head reference, Sterling Municipal Library, Baytown, Texas, 1980;reference librarian, Houston Public Library, 1980-1981;head technical services, Alvin (Texas) Community College, 1981-1991;director library services, Alvin (Texas) Community College, since 1992. Chair publicity committee South Texas Library. System, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1978-1979.

Chair Community/Junior College Discussion Group, since 1990. Consultant software for libraries.

Membership

Member Texas Library. Association (past-chair automation and technical interest group).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: needlecrafts.

Connections

Married Dennis Michael Tacy, December 29, 1970 (divorced 1982). Married James Eugene Callen, September 2, 1983. Children: Elizabeth, William.

father:
Ewart William Smith

mother:
Joan (Langley) Smith

spouse:
Dennis Michael Tacy

spouse:
James Eugene Callen

child:
Elizabeth Callen

child:
William Callen