Donald G. Davis, Jr. - Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Activities
| Academic and Professional Appointments | Extracurricular Activities | Awards and Honors |  
Biographical References
| Research Interests | Teaching Assignments | Doctoral Dissertations | UT Austin Assignments
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| Consulting Assignments | Current Research and Publications |


American Historical Association (1973- )

American Library Association (1964- )

American Printing History Association (1976- )

American Scientific Affiliation (1972-1986)

Association for the Bibliography of History (1978- )

Association for Library and Information Science Education (1969- )

Beta Phi Mu, Library Science Honorary Society (1965- )

Book Club of Texas (1988-1994)

Conference on Faith and History (1973- )

Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists (FOCLIS) (1976- )

Hymn Society of the United States and Canada (1978- )

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

Librarians' Christian Fellowship [of the United Kingdom] (LCF) (1980- )

Library Association [of the United Kingdom] (1980- )

National Association of Scholars / Texas Association of Scholars (1993- )

Organization of American Historians (1961- )

Phi Kappa Phi (1990- )

Presbyterian Historical Society (1992- )

Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest (1992- )

Society of Southwest Archivists (1991-1993)

Texas Association of College Teachers (1974-1985)

Texas Group for the Study of Books & Print Culture (1994- )

Texas Library Association (1972-1977; 1983- )

Texas State Historical Association (1982- )

World History Association (1983- )

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Academic and Professional Appointments

American Antiquarian Society, Program in the History of the Book in American Culture.
- Member of Advisory Board. (1987-1993)

American History and Life (ABC-Clio Press, Santa Barbara, Calif.).
- Member of Advisory Board. (1979- )

Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries--ABHB (Kluwer Academic Publications, Dordrecht).
- Edited by the Department of Special Collections of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, under the auspices of the Committee on Rare Books and Manuscripts of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
- Member of the Editorial Board and Editorial Team for the U.S.A. (1994- )

Dictionary of American Library Biography Supplement (Libraries Unlimited, Littleton, Colorado).
- Member of Advisory Board. (1980-1986)

Dictionary of American Library Biography, Second Supplement (Libraries Unlimited, Englewood, Colorado)
- Editor (1998- ).

Encyclopedia of Library History (Garland Publications, New York).
- Co-Editor (1989-1994) 
H-LIS (electronic discussion group) with H-Net (Humanities Online), Michigan State University.
- Member of Editorial Board (1996- )

History of Libraries and Culture in America Project, Kenneth E. Carpenter and Wayne A. Wiegand, General Editors..Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Member of Advisory Board and Executive Committee (1997- )

Libraries & Culture. Formerly Journal of Library History, Philosophy and Comparative Librarianship (University of Texas Press, Austin), Quarterly. Editor. (v. 12, no. 1- , 1977-2005)

Library History. Formerly Library History (Maney Publishing, Leeds, UK), Editorial Board (1998- ).

Library History Seminar VI, "Libraries & Culture." 19-22 March 1980, Austin, Texas. Seminar Coordinator.

Library History Seminar VII, "Libraries, Books, & Culture." 6-8 March 1985, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Seminar Coordinator.

Library History Seminar VIII, "Reading & Libraries." 9-11 May, 1990. Bloomington, Indiana. Seminar Coordinator.

Library History Seminar IX, 30 March-1 April 1995, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Member of Planning Committee.

Library History Seminar X, 23-37 October 2000, Washington, D.C. Member of Planning Committee.

The McCoy Center of The Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest, Austin.
- Member of Advisory Group (1992- )

Texas Center for the Book
- Member of the Advisory Council (1987- )

Texas Group for the Study of Books & Print Culture, University of Texas at Austin (1994- )
- Coordinator (1994- )

Texas Library History Colloquium (annual, 1982-1996 )
- Colloquium Coordinator (1981-1996)

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Austin Area Conference of Churches

Austin History Center Guild, Austin (Member)

Austin Metropolitan Ministries (Personal Member)

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 88, Austin

Bread for the World, Austin (Member)


Covenant Presbyterian Church, Austin

Foundation for the Homeless, Austin (Volunteer)

Friends of the Austin Public Library (Member)

Heritage Society of Austin (Member)

Hyde Park Neighborhood Association, Austin

Hyde Park Presbyterian Church, Austin (Session Elder, 1983-1987)

International Partners, Austin (Steering Committee, 1986-1988)

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

McCallum High School, Austin, Band Parents (Executive Board, 1986-1990)

SPCK/USA (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge), Board (1999-)

USA-USSR Citizens Dialogue, Austin (Member, 1983-1994)

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Biographical Directory of Librarians in the United States and Canada (5th ed., 1970).  

   Contemporary Authors (vols. 53‑56, 1975).  

   Directory of American Scholars:  History (8th ed., 1982; 10th ed., 2002).  

   Directory of Library & Information Professionals (1988).

   Who's Who among America's Teachers (5th ed., 1998).

   Who's Who in America,-2003 (57th ed, 2002).

   Who's Who in American Education, 2004-2005 (6th ed., 2003).

   Who's Who in Library and Information Services (6th ed., 1982).  

   Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 2002 (28th ed., 2001).

Who's Who in the World, 1995-1996 (12th ed.,1994). 

Who's Who in Writers, Editors & Poets (5th ed., 1995).


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Articles with Biographical Content

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Reference book reviewing patterns
User studies in the humanities and social sciences
World library history
History of education for librarianship
American library history
Sunday-school libraries and the public library movement
International and comparative librarianship
Hymnology and popular culture

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Teaching Assignments

Collection Development/Management
Issues in Contemporary Publishing
Information Resources in the Humanities
Information Resources in the Social Sciences
Introduction to Information Studies
Books, Libraries & Civilization to 1500
Books, Libraries & Civilization since 1500
History of Printing
Rare Books and Special Collections
Research and Writing Seminar for Doctoral Students
Freshman Seminar--Great Libraries of the World

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    University-Wide      

School of Information (Formerly: Graduate School of Library and Information Science)

 

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Invited Papers, Lectures, and Presentations

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Consulting Assignments 

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