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Orvin Lee Shiflett

educator , librarian

Orvin Lee Shiflett, American librarian, educator. Member American Library Association (chair library history round table 1984), Louisiana Library. Association (chair government documents round table 1986), Association for Library and Information Science Education.

Background

Shiflett, Orvin Lee was born on August 1, 1947 in Melbourne, Florida, United States. Son of James Winfield and Elsie Mae (Davis) Shiflett.

Education

Bachelor, University Florida, 1969. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1979.

Career

Instructor University Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 1971-1976, assistant professor, 1976-1978, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1979-1983, associate professor, 1983-1994, professor, since 1994.

Membership

Member American Library Association (chair library history round table 1984), Louisiana Library. Association (chair government documents round table 1986), Association for Library and Information Science Education.

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Landry, June 16, 1990. Children: Benton, Lauryn.