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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 of Illinois, 1974;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1990.

Career

Junior librarian, Rhode Island Public Library, Rock Island, Illinois, 1969-1970;unit librarian, Rockridge School Unit, Edgington, Illinois, 1970-1971;biology teacher, Northwestern High School, Sciota, Illinois, 1971-1973;assistant physical science librarian, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1975;assistant health science librarian, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1975-1977;health science librarian, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1977-1987;assistant director public services, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1980-1984;health science library, visiting instructor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1987-1989;director Health Sciences Library.,, U. Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 1989-1991;head Tompkins-McCaw Library.,, Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, since 1991. Consultant in Sudan World Health Organization, Alexandria, Egypt, 1982.

Achievements

  • Avocations: travel; cooking.

Works

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

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.

father:
Charles Arthur K.

mother:
Henrietta Mary (Youngvorst) K.

spouse:
David Alfred Self

child:
Linnea Christine Self