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educator , library director

Husain Ahmed Al-Ansari, Kuwaiti library director, educator. Scholar University Kutait, 1975-1979, 81-83, 89-92, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1982-1983, Florida State University, 1989-1992; recipient service award Academy Staff Association Kuwait University, 1996.

Background

Al-Ansari, Husain Ahmed was born on July 15, 1957 in Kuwait, Kuwait. Son of Ahmed Husain Al-Ansari and Amin Mohammed Al-Issa.

Education

Bachelor in Library. Science, Cairo University, 1979. Master of Arts in Library. Information Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science, Florida State University, 1992.

Career

Library faculty arts and education, Kuwait U., 1979-1981; library faculty of science, Kuwait U., 1987-1989; library automation project manager, Kuwait U., 1993-1994; library director, Kuwait U., since 1994; assistant professor College Graduate Studies, Kuwait U., 1993-1994; graduate assistant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1990-1991. Lecturer Public Authority for Applied Edition and Training, Kuwait, 1993-1995. Consultant Social Development Office, Kuwait, since 1993.

Founder 1st Arabic database in field of traumatic stress disorder Social Development Office, Kuwait, 1995. Founder 1st multi-language integrated library system for small special libraries in Kuwaut, 1994.

Membership

Member council advisors School Library and Information Studies Florida State University, since 1996. Member American Library Association (Scole award, Distinguished Doctor of Philosophy Student award 1989), Service Level Agreement (president Arabian Gulf chapter since 1996), American Society Information Science, Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (coordinator).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, soccer, swimming.

Connections

Married Haya Adbulwahab Al-Othman. Children: Mae, Moody, Abdulla.

father:
Ahmed Husain Al-Ansari

mother:
Amin Mohammed Al-Issa

spouse:
Haya Adbulwahab Al-Othman

child:
Mae Al-Ansari

child:
Moody Al-Ansari

child:
Abdulla Al-Ansari