Leigh Estabrook Papers, 1964-2003
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Brief Description: Papers of Leigh Estabrook (1942- ), Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (1986-2001) and Director of the Library Research Center (1987- ), includes publications; correspondence; speeches and conference presentations; professional and administrative files; lecture notes; biographical material; conference programs and associated literature; materials relating to her involvement in professional organizations; consulting data and reports; and research files and surveys, concerning the future of the library and information science profession and LIS education; distance education; the Chicago Public Library; A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems; Association for Library and Information Science Education; and the Association of College and Research Libraries.  Correspondents include Chancellor Morton W. Weir (Committee to Combat Discrimination); Joe Gone (Inclusive Committee); J. Terrence Brunner (Chicago Public Library Consulting); and Chloe E. Bird.
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University of Illinois Archives
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Record Series Number: 18/1/33
Created by: Estabrook, Leigh S. (1942)
Volume: 10.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 01/09/2001. 10/17/2006.
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1801033.pdf
Arrangement: By subject, and chronologically thereunder.
Biographical Note for Estabrook, Leigh S. (1942) : Leigh Estabrook (1942- ) served as the Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) from 1986-2001, and as Director of the Library Research Center from 1987 to the present.  She is also a full-time UIUC faculty member with dual appointments in GSLIS and the Department of Sociology.  Dr. Estabrook is the author of almost fifty journal articles, and is a frequent consultant to library vendors and academic and public libraries.  She received her Ph.D from Boston University in sociology, her MS in library science from Simmons College, and her AB in history from Northwestern University.
Access Restrictions: None.
Subject Index
American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries
Faculty Papers
Faculty Publications
Library and Information Science, Graduate School of
Library Education
Library Research Center
Library Science
Library Surveys
Online Education
Student Surveys
Genres/Forms of Material
Electronic Data Files
Sound Recordings
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Leigh Estabrook
Finding Aid Revisions: Updated 11/2006.