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10 March 2008
Graham Named Library Dean

John-Bauer Graham was appointed Jacksonville State Universityís Dean of Library Services, effective March 1, 2008.Reporting to the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean is responsible for all aspects of Houston Cole Library, including providing library services for JSU programs at McClellan and Gadsden and for distance education students worldwide.


Dean Graham holds the BA degree from Auburn University, the MA from Jacksonville State University, and the MLIS from the University of Alabama, where he currently is completing his dissertation for the doctorate in Higher Education Administration.He previously served at Houston Cole Library as Department Head-Public Services, Instruction Coordinator/General Reference Librarian, Technical Assistant, and Circulation Assistant.He has written extensively on librarianship and in 2005 he received the Alabama Library Associationís Outstanding Publications Award.†† He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Academic Librarianship, one of the most respected publications in the discipline.

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