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Barbara Immroth

Professor

Specialization(s)

Services, Materials & Resources For Children & Youth in Public & School Libraries, Management, Consumer Health Information

Bio

Barbara has worked as a free-lance indexer, an instructor for the State Library of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh, an assistant in the Brown University Library, a librarian for the University of Denver Library, a children's librarian at Carnegie Library, and a high school librarian in Pittsburgh. Her research interests center on children's services, children’s health and children's literature. She is the author of Texas in Children's Books and co-author of Teaching Texas History: An All-Level Resource Guide. She edited, with Viki Ash-Geisler as co-editor, Achieving School Readiness: Public Libraries and National Education Goal No. 1; and Library Service for Youth of Hispanic Heritage with Kathleen de la Pena McCook. Her most recent books, written with Bill Lukenbill, are Health Information for Youth: The Public Library and School Library Media Center Role and Health Information in a Changing World: Practical Approaches for Teachers, Schools and School Librarians. She is a past President of the Association for Library Service to Children, a former Trustee of the Freedom to Read Foundation, a past President of the Texas Library Association and a past national President of the Beta Phi Mu LIS honorary society. She is the P.I. for two grants that received IMLS funding: "Youth, Community, Libraries: Empowerment for Success" for Ph.D. student recruitment and "Promoting Information Literacy & Teacher Collaboration through Social Marketing Strategies" for a study of librarian-teacher collaboration. She was the first woman in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, now School of Information, at The University of Texas to direct a dissertation.

A.B., Spanish, Brown University; M.A., Librarianship, University of Denver; School Certification, Duquesne University; Ph.D., Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh.


Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2014 Spring INF 380C Information in Social and Cultural Context
2014 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2013 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2013 Fall INF 382V Visual Resources for Youth Seminar
2013 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2013 Spring INF 388L Professional Experience and Project
2013 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2012 Fall INF 382V Visual Resources for Youth Seminar
2012 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2012 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2012 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2012 Spring INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Seminar In Digital Resources for Children & Youth
2012 Summer Session 1 INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2012 Summer Session 1 INF 388L Professional Experience and Project
2011 Fall INF 382V Visual Resources for Youth Seminar
2011 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2011 Spring INF 382U Electronic Resources for Children and Youth Seminar
2011 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2011 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2011 Summer Session 1 INF 387C Managing Information Organizations
2011 Summer Session 1 INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2010 Fall INF 382V Visual Resources for Youth Seminar
2010 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2010 Spring INF 382U Electronic Resources for Children and Youth Seminar: Visual Resources for Youth
2010 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2010 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2010 Summer Session 1 INF 387C Managing Information Organizations
2009 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2009 Fall INF 382V Visual Resources for Youth Seminar
2009 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2009 Spring INF 382G.2 Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2009 Summer Session 1 INF 387C Managing Information Organizations
2008 Fall INF 382G Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2008 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2008 Spring INF 382G.2 Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2008 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2008 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2008 Summer Session 1 INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2008 Summer Session 1 INF 387C Managing Information Organizations
2007 Fall INF 382G Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2007 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2006 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2006 Fall INF 382G Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2006 Fall F S 301 Freshman Seminar: Children's Literature/Texas Book Festival
2006 Spring INF 387C Managing Information Organizations
2006 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2006 Spring INF 382G.2 Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2006 Summer Session 1 INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2005 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2005 Fall INF 382G Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2005 Fall INF 301C Freshman Seminar
2005 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2005 Spring INF 382G.2 Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2004 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2004 Fall INF 382G Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2004 Fall INF 301C Freshman Seminar: Children Lit/Texas Book Festival
2004 Spring INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2004 Spring INF 388C School Library Management
2004 Summer Session 1 INF 388R Practicum in School Libraries
2003 Fall INF 301C Freshman Seminar
2003 Fall INF 382G Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2003 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2003 Spring INF 382L.17 Seminar in Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults: Electronic Resources for Children/Youth
2003 Spring INF 388C Learning Resources Programs
2003 Summer Session 1 INF 388C Learning Resources Programs
2002 Fall INF 382L.17 Seminar in Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults: Visual Resources for Youth
2002 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2002 Spring INF 388C Learning Resources Programs
2002 Spring INF 382L.17 Seminar in Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults: Electronic Resources for Children and Youth
2002 Summer Session 1 INF 388C Learning Resources Programs
2001 Fall INF 382L.17 Seminar in Information Resources and Services for Children and Young Adults
2001 Fall INF 382E Materials for Children
2001 Summer Session 2 INF 388C Learning Resources Programs
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