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June Lester, American Library and information management educator ( hum: library, Educated)library-information studies educator. Member American Library Association (council.


Lester, June was born on August 25, 1942 in Sandersville, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Charles DuBose and Frances Irene (Cheney) Lester.


1 child, Anna Elisabeth Engle. Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, 1963, M.Librarianship, 1971. D in Library Science, Columbia University, 1987.

Certified in advanced librarianship Columbia University, 1982.


Assistant professor, cataloger University Tennessee Library., Knoxville, 1971-1973. Library division library and information management Emory University, Atlanta, 1973-1981, assistant professor division library and information management, 1976-1980, associate professor, 1980-1987. Accreditation officer American Library.

Association, 1987-1991. Associate dean, associate professor School Library and Information Sciences University North Texas, Denton, 1991—1993. Professor University Oklahoma, Norman, 1993—2010, director School Library and Information Studies, 1993—2000, professor emerita, since 2010.


Member American Library Association (council member 1987), Association for Library and Information Science Education (board directors 1985-1987, 94-97, president 1995-1996), American Society Information Science and Technology (treasurer, 2004-2007, board member, 2004-2007), Oklahoma Library. Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Museum.


1 child, Anna Elisabeth Engle.

Charles DuBose Lester

Frances Irene (Cheney) Lester

Anna Elisabeth Engle Lester