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Ted Preston Sheldon

library director

Ted Preston Sheldon, American Library director. Member American Library Association, American National Studies Institute/Audio Engineering Society (joint technical commission since 1994), Museum Library. Association, International Association Sound Archives, Association Recorded Sound Collection (managing editor jour 1988-1995, public journal since 1995, president 1996-1998).

Background

Sheldon, Ted Preston was born on July 5, 1942 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Preston and Marjorie Sheldon.

Education

Bachelor, Elmhurst College, Illinois, 1964. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1976.

Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1977.

Career

Assistant archivist, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1976-1977;reference librarian, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1977-1979;head collection development, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1979-1981;associate director libraries, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1981-1983;associate director libraries, U. Missouri, Kansas City, 1983-1985;director libraries, U. Missouri, Kansas City, since 1985. President Missouri Library. Network Corporation, 1991-1995, board directors.

Works

  • Author: Population Trends, 1976, Kansas College Development Policy, 1978, History, Sources Social Science, 1985. Co-author: American national standards institute/International Organization for Standardization/Advanced Encryption Standard audio/video data preservation standards, since 1997.

Membership

Member American Library Association, American National Studies Institute/Audio Engineering Society (joint technical commission since 1994), Museum Library. Association, International Association Sound Archives, Association Recorded Sound Collection (managing editor jour 1988-1995, public journal since 1995, president 1996-1998).

Connections

Married Beverly Stebel. Children: Kathy, Mark.

father:
Preston Sheldon

mother:
Marjorie Sheldon

spouse:
Beverly Stebel

children:
Kathy Sheldon

Mark Sheldon