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Joellen Ostendorf, American librarian. Certified library.


Ostendorf, Joellen was born on October 26, 1951 in Blue Island, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Henry and Mildred MArie (Remig) Ostendorf.


Bachelor of Science in Communications, University of Illinois, 1973;Master of Library Science, University of Illinois, 1976.


Library., University of Illinois, Champaign, 1976;Library., Mississippi Library. Commission, Jackson, 1976-1977;head library, Mississippi Library. Commission Svc. for Handicapped, Jackson, 1977-1987;library consultant, Georgia Division Public Pinr.

Superior vena cava syndrome, Atlanta, 1987-1991;associate director, Georgia Division Public Pinr. Superior vena cava syndrome, Atlanta, since 1992. Treasurer Mississippi Library.

Association, Jackson, 1986-1987. Program chairman Mississippi Assn.of Workers for the Blind, Jackson, 1982-1984. Founder Friends of Handicapped, Jackson, 1981.


  • Certified library.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: School Library Media Services for the Handicapped, 1982, (manuals) Reading Can Bd For Everyone, 1981, GOLD Procedures, 1991. Editor: (periodical) DIKTA, 1983. Contributing columnist Online Computer Library Center Systems and Services, since 1992.


Active Literature Volumes American, 1991-1994. Volunteer Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, 1990-1994. Member American Library Association, Southeastern Library.

Association, Georgia Library. Association, Georgia Online Database Advisory Committee (chairman 1988-1990), Association Specialized and Cooperative Library. Agencies (Interface editorial board 1991-1993), Online Computer Library Center Users Council (delegate 1992-1995, alternate delegate since 1996), National Wildlife Federation.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: quilting, photography, antiques.


Charles Henry Ostendorf

Mildred MArie (Remig) Ostendorf