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James Pat Craig

consultant , medical library director

James Pat Craig, American medical library director, consultant. Member board directors Shreveprot Opera Association, 1989, president elect, since 1996. Member American Library. Association, Medical Library. Association (certified instructor 1986), Special Library. Association, Louisiana Library. Association, Unit 170 ACBL (president 1989, 93), Lions International (treasurer 1968-1979), Elks.

Background

Craig, James Pat was born on December 10, 1942 in Gould, Arkansas, United States. Son of Hubert Eldridge and Mary Lorean (Dean) Craig.

Education

Biosystems Engineering, University Arkansas, Monticello, 1964. Master of Arts in Library. Science, University North Texas, 1969.

Career

Teacher, library Gould (Arkansas) Public Schools, 1964-1969, library supervisor, 1970-1973. Library University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1969-1970. Library supervisor Dumas (Arkansas) Schools, 1973-1975.

Director research library National Center Technology Research, Little Rock,, Arkansas, 1975-1982. Associate director University Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1982-1985. Director library services University South Florida, Tampa, 1985-1987.

Professor, chairman Louisiana State University School Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana, since 1987. Director NLM: Regional Medical Library. Program, Dallas, 1982-1985.

Chairman Texas Library. Consortium Alliance, Austin, 1984-1985. Chairman S. Central Academy Medical Libraries, Dallas, 1992-1995.

Achievements

  • Avocations: part time professional singer, piano.

Works

  • Author: (Modern Language Association courses), Enhancing Role of Librarian, 1995, Information Malpractice, 1995. Contributor chapter Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sci, 1995.

Religion

No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

Views

All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

Membership

Member board directors Shreveprot Opera Association, 1989, president elect, since 1996. Member American Library. Association, Medical Library.

Association (certified instructor 1986), Special Library. Association, Louisiana Library. Association, Unit 170 ACBL (president 1989, 93), Lions International (treasurer 1968-1979), Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: part time professional singer, piano.

Connections

Married Paula Jane Wykoff, December 8, 1990.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.