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James Ellsworth Gwin, American Librarian. E-mail: jgwin@richmond.edu. Lyndhurst Foundation grantee, Chattanooga, 1974-1975.

Background

Gwin, James Ellsworth was born on March 1, 1947 in Chattanooga. Son of Madison Taylor and Juanita Elizabeth (Wallace) Gwin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Tennessee, 1969. Master Library, Emory University, 1970. Master of Public Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1984.

Career

Instructor, cataloger University Chattanooga, 1970. Assistant professor, assistant head University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1972-1975. Head bibliographic service University Richmond, Virginia, 1975-1985, acting university librarian, 1985-1986, acting director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1986, director technical service, 1987-1999, acting university library Virginia, 1990-1991, 96-98, director library collections/special collections and rare books, since 2000.

Adjunct professor Catholic University American, since 1994.

Achievements

  • E-mail: jgwin@richmond.edu.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Terminal Talk, 1980-1981. College and Undergraduate Libraries, review editor, since 2005.

Membership

Director Center Virginia Union List of Serials Project, 1990—2000. 1st lieutenant Quartermaster Corps., United States Army, 1970-1976. Member American Library Association, American Society Public Administration, Association College/Research Libraries (chairman Virginia chapter 1986), Virginia Library.

Association (Second vice president 1992-1993), Potomac Technology Processing Libraries Association (president, 2009-2010), Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Alpha Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Sheena Margaret Mackenzie, October 5, 1985. Children; Colleen Mackenzie, Elizabeth Maureen.

father:
Madison Taylor Gwin

mother:
Juanita Elizabeth (Wallace) Gwin

spouse:
Sheena Margaret Mackenzie