Bachelor, Andrews University, 1968. Master of Arts in Teaching, Kent State University, 1970. MSL, Western Michigan University, 1972.
Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1988.
Secondary teacher Lambton County Board Education, Sarnia, 1970—1971. Administrative assistant State Library. Ohio, Columbus, 1972—1974.
Associate director Loma Linda University, Riverside, California, 1974—1979. Director libraries, since 1981.
Member American Library Association, American Association Higher Education, Association College and Research Librarians, Beta Phi Museum.
Married Jean Boyd Lowry, June 16, 1970. 1 child Christopher Scott.