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Francis Miksa


Bio

Dr. Miksa worked as a librarian at Bethel College and at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and joined the School of Information faculty in 1984 after serving on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. He has twice received the Texas Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Miksa's research interests center on classification theory, the organization of materials for access, and the history of library and information science. He is the author of The Subject in the Dictionary Catalog from Cutter to the Present, The Development of Classification at the Library of Congress, and the editor of Charles Ami Cutter: Library Systematizer. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Libraries & Culture.

A.B., 1960, English Literature, Wheaton College; D.B., 1965, Bethel Theological Seminary; A.M., 1970, and Ph.D., 1974, both in Library Science from the University of Chicago.


Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2008 Spring INF 384E Descriptive Cataloging and Metadata
2007 Fall INF 384F Subject Cataloging and Indexing
2006 Fall INF 384C Organizing Information
2006 Spring INF 384F Subject Cataloging and Indexing
2005 Fall INF 384E Descriptive Cataloging and Metadata
2005 Spring INF 384F Subject Cataloging and Indexing
2005 Spring INF 391D.09 Introduction to Doctoral Research and Theory II - RESTRICTED
2004 Fall INF 384E Descriptive Cataloging and Metadata
2004 Fall INF 343C Information Organization and Access
2004 Spring
2004 Spring INF 384F Subject Cataloging and Indexing
2003 Fall INF 384E Descriptive Cataloging and Metadata
2003 Fall INF 384C Organizing Information
2003 Fall INF 384C Organizing Information
2003 Spring INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2003 Spring INF 384F Subject Cataloging, Indexing and Categorization of Informational Materials
2002 Fall INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2002 Fall INF 384E Description and Basic Metadata Sturctures for Informational Materials
2002 Spring INF 384F Subject Cataloging, Indexing and Categorization of Informational Materials
2002 Spring INF 384K.4 Classification of Knowledge
2002 Spring INF 391D.2 Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2001 Fall INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2001 Fall INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2001 Fall INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2001 Fall INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
2001 Fall INF 384E Description and Basic Metadata Sturctures for Informational Materials
2001 Summer Session 2 INF 384C Organizing and Providing Access to Information
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