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Marta Susan Wolf Westall, American librarian.


Westall, Marta Susan Wolf was born on March 25, 1946 in Newark. Daughter of John Andrew and Gertrude Agnes (Kane) Turk.


Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green University, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Texas, 1977.


Assistant serials department Bowling Green University Library., Ohio, 1968. School library Brooks Junior Secondary School, Powell River, Canada, 1968—1969. Assistant library University Michigan Libraries, Ann Arbor, 1970—1972.

Branch member Social Work Library., University Texas, Austin, 1972—1975. Consultant Center Social Work Research, School Social Work, 1974—1975, director information services, 1975—1979. Assistant director Collection development Texas State Library., Austin, 1980—1989.

Executive director Executive Women Texas Government, 1989—1990. Community relations coordinator Winter Park Public Library., Florida, 1991—1993. Executive director Central Florida Library.

Consortium, since 1993. Member National Accreditation Committee Information and Referral Agencies, since 1977, Statewide Development Board Establishment Texas Information and Referral Organization, 1976. Board directors Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, since 1987, Texas Embassy Museum, since 1986.

Vice president, board directors Austin Rape Crisis Center, since 1987. Member editorial board Information and Referral, Journal Alliance Information and Referral Systems, since 1978. Editor Library. Devels., Texas State Library., since 1980.


Member of American Library Association, Toastmasters International (president W. Austin chapter 1987-1988), Austin Junior Forum, Women's Art Guild, Association Specialized and Cooperative Library. Agencies (chairman publications committee 1982-1984), State Agency Libraries (Texas) (president 1981-1983), Austin On-Line Users Group, Texas Library. Association, Alliance Information and Referral Systems (member executive committee Texas, member national standards committee), American Society Information Science, Special Libraries Association.


John Andrew Turk

Gertrude Agnes (Kane) Turk