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Library administrator

Ray English, American library administrator. German Academy Exchange Service fellow, 1973-1974. Member of American Library Association (Hugh Atrinson award 2009), Academy Library. Association Ohio, Library. Administration and Management Association, Association College and Research Libraries (board directors, executive committee 1996-1998, chair scholarly communications committee 2002-2006, Academy Research Library. of the Year 2006).

Background

English, Ray was born on December 11, 1946 in Brevard, North Carolina, United States. Son of Daniel Leon and Lois (Dorsett) English.

Education

AB with honors in German, Davidson College, 1969. Master of Arts in German Literature, University North Carolina, 1971. Medical Science Liaison Society, University North Carolina, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1978.

Career

Teaching assistant German department University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1970-1973, 74-75, research assistant, 1976. Reference library Alderman Library. U.Va., Charlottesville, Virginia, 1977-1979.

Head reference library Oberlin (Ohio) College Library., 1979-1989, associate director, 1986-1990. Director libraries Oberlin (Ohio) College, since 1990, academy advisor, since 1980. Lecturer in German, 1986—2000.

Visiting lecturer School Library. Science, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1981. Steering committee Scholarly Public and Academy Resources Coalition, since 1999, chair, since 2006.

Speaker in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Portal: Libraries and the Academy. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Library Association (Hugh Atrinson award 2009), Academy Library. Association Ohio, Library. Administration and Management Association, Association College and Research Libraries (board directors, executive committee 1996-1998, chair scholarly communications committee 2002-2006, Academy Research Library. of the Year 2006).

Connections

Married Allison Scott Ricker, October 19, 1985. Children: John, Michael.

father:
Daniel Leon English

mother:
Lois (Dorsett) English

spouse:
Allison Scott Ricker

children:
John English

Michael English