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Department: Library & Information Services

Charlotte FordNo Photo Available

Associate Professor of Library Science

Office:

Library

Contact Information:

900 Arkadelphia Road
Box 549020
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4742
Office Fax: (205) 226-4743
E-mail: cford@bsc.edu

Brief Career Background:

  • Director of the Library (2008- ), Birmingham-Southern College
  • Assistant Professor of Library & Information Science (2005-2008), San José State University School of Library & Information Science
  • Coordinator of Reference Services (2001-2005), Birmingham-Southern College
  • Reference/Government Documents Librarian (1991-1996, full time; 1999-2001, part-time), Birmingham-Southern College
  • Cataloger (1990-1991), Universidad Javeriana Library
  • Assistant to Head of Pure & Applied Sciences Division (1989-1990) Universidad Javeriana Library
  • Government Documents Librarian (1987-1989), Florida International University, North Miami Campus

Educational Background:

Ph.D., Library & Information Science, Indiana University, 2003
M.L.S., Indiana University, 1986
B.A., International Studies, Earlham College, 1984

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Information literacy and instruction
  • Reference and information services
  • Scholarly and scientific communication
  • Library services to multicultural population