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Brown, Wanda (Audio Interview)

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Winston-Salem (N.C.)
creator
Zanish-Belcher, Tanya
Brown, Wanda
date
2018-09-12T15:56:26Z
2018-09-12T15:56:26Z
2016-02-24
2018-09-12 (issued)
description
Wanda K. Brown received her B.A. (1977) in English from Winston-Salem State University, her M.L.I.S (1983) from UNC-Greensboro, and began her librarian career as a student assistant at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. She was hired as a library technician (1977-1983), assistant librarian (1983-1984), assistant head of cataloging (1984-1989, promoted to head of cataloging (1989-1995), then team leader (1996-2007) of technical services, and finally associate dean (2007-2016). In 2016, Wanda K. Brown was named the Director of Library Services for the C. G. O'Kelly Library at Winston-Salem State University. Brown has also served as President of the North Carolina Library Association and President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She is the 2015 recipient of the DEMCO/Black Caucus Award for Excellence in Librarianship and the 2013 University of North Carolina - Greensboro School of Education, Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award. This oral history interview includes Brown's description of her background and growing up, her education, and her career in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. She also shares about her mentoring experiences and professional development in library organizations.
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audio/mp3
0:49:24 minutes
oral histories
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RG53.1, History of Wake Forest University Oral History Project, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/92668
language
English
relation
Special Collections & Archives
Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Wake Forest University
RG53.1 History of Wake Forest University Oral History Project
University History, Oral Histories (RG53.1)
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Brown, Wanda--Interviews; Wake Forest University--History.
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Brown, Wanda (Audio Interview)
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