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Wendell Johnting

law librarian

Wendell Johnting, American law librarian.

Background

Johnting, Wendell was born on August 30, 1952 in Winchester, Indiana, United States. Son of Ernest K. and Jewell G. (Browning) Johnting.

Education

AB, Taylor University, 1974. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1975.

Career

Cataloging and government documents library Indiana University School Law Library., Indianapolis, since 1975. Project director Indianapolis Law Cataloging Consortium, 1980-1992. Visiting library Cambridge University, Squire Law Library., Cambridge, England, 1985.

Founding member Information Online Project Leaders, 1987-1990. Speaker in field; member, secretary Indiana University Libraries Faculty Council, 2001-2002.

Religion

The committed individual Christian can and should approach God directly, and individual gifts of ministry received from God should be shared with others.

Politics

Baptists believe that it is important that every person, every individual discover the richness and incredible purity of a close relationship with God.

Views

Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Library. volunteer Beech Grove Public Library., Indiana, 1993-1995. Reader, volunteer Marion County Health Care Home, Indianapolis, 1989. Member of Indiana-SIRSI Users Group (secretary 2005-2006), Indiana Cooperative Library.

Services Authority (strategic planning committee 2005-2006, executive committee 2005-2007, treasurer 2006-2007), Indianapolis Law Libraries Association (secretary treasurer 1999—2001), Indiana Library. Federation (personnel committee 2000-2004), Christian Legal Society (faculty advisory since 2001), Indiana University Libraries Association (executive board 1982-1985, vice president 1986-1987, treasurer 1999—2001, executive board 2004-2005), Ohio Region Association Law Libraries (secretary 1982, executive board 1982-1985), Knights of Pythias, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassen, Alpha Phi Gamma, Chi Alpha Omega, Beta Phi Mu.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, astronomy, cooking.

Connections

father:
Ernest K. Johnting

mother:
Jewell G. (Browning) Johnting