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Phyllis C. Self

library director

Phyllis C. Self, American library director. Member Medical Library Association (committee chairman since 1979, president 1980 Midwest chapter), International Federation Librarians.

Background

Self, Phyllis C. was born on December 5, 1946 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Arthur and Henrietta Mary (Youngvorst) K.

Education

A.S., Black Hawk College, 1966. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1969. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1990.

Career

Junior librarian Rhode Island Public Library, Rock Island, Illinois, 1969-1970. Unit librarian Rockridge School Unit, Edgington, 1970-1971. Biology teacher Northwestern High School, Sciota, 1971-1973.

Assistant physical science librarian University Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1975, assistant health science librarian, 1975-1977, health science librarian, 1977-1987, assistant director public services, 1980-1984. Health science library, visiting instructor University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1987-1989. Director Health Sciences Library., University Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 1989-1991.

Head Tompkins-McCaw Library., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, since 1991. Consultant in Sudan World Health Organization, Alexandria, Egypt, 1982.

Achievements

  • Avocations: travel; cooking.

Works

book Youth With Bipolar Disorder: Achieving Stability (Helping Youth With Mental, Physical, & Social Disabilities) book Youth with Asperger's Syndrome: A Different Drummer (Helping Youth With Mental, Physical, and Social Disabilities) book Youth With Juvenile Schizophrenia: The Search for Reality (Helping Youth With Mental, Physical, and Social Disabilities) book Seating and Mobility for Persons With Physical Disabilities

Religion

It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Member Medical Library Association (committee chairman since 1979, president 1980 Midwest chapter), International Federation Librarians.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel; cooking.

Connections

Married David Alfred Self, June 22, 1968. 1 child, Linnea Christine.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.