Randy L. Abbott

5222 Woodridge Drive
Newburgh, IN 47630

(812)-471-6996 (Fax) / (812)-479-2727 (Office)
RA2 @evansville.edu


I. University of Evansville Libraries
Head Reference Librarian, Evansville, Indiana. February 1, 1988 to present.

Annual duties and selected achievements include:

II. Reference and Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida, 1986-1987.


Ed.S. Education Specialist, Library Administration, management courses from the College of Business in support of degree. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, December 1987.
Thesis: "A Critical Analysis of the Library-Related Literature Concerning Censorship in the Public Libraries and Public School Libraries in the United States During the 1980s."

M.L.S. Master of Library Science, School of Library and Information Science, (accredited by the American Library Association), University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, December 1986.

B.S. Bachelor of Science, English and Journalism (double majors), Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, February 1981.


Articles and reviews have appeared in: Public Library Quarterly, Educational Research and Information Center Clearinghouse, The Unabashed Librarian, CHOICE, Reference Reviews, Library Journal, and Library Times International.

Professional Affiliations

Memberships and committee assignments in state and national organizations have included the American Library Association, the Indiana Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries.


Chosen as one of the original 33 librarians to attend the first Snowbird Leadership Development Institute at Snowbird, Utah in 1990. Chosen again in 1997 to serve as attendee to evaluate the institute.

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