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Michael Gorman
Dean of Library Services
California State University, Fresno

Abbreviated Vita
Education:
Ealing Technical College (now Thames Valley University), London, 1964-1966.
Elected FLA (Fellow of the [British] Library Association) , 1979.
 
Offices Held:
Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professional (UK) 2005.
Member of the advisory board of the library school of Texas Woman's
University in Denton, TX
Inaugurated as president at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago in June 2005.
President, American Library Association Library and Information Technology Association, (1999-2000).
Member of the American Library Association's Council,
(1991-1995, 2002-2006).
Member of the American Library Association's Executive Board,
(2003-2006).
Member of a number of ALA, LITA, ALCTS, and California LA committees.
 
Honors:
Highsmith Award 2001 for Our enduring values presented by American Library Association.
California Library Association/Access, Collections, and Technical Services Section Award of Achievement for 1999.
1997 Blackwell's Scholarship Award presented by ALCTS, for Future libraries: dreams, madness, and reality by Walt Crawford and Michael Gorman.
Melvil Dewey Medal, American Library Association, 1992.
The Margaret Mann Citation in Cataloguing and Classification, 1979, presented by the American Library Association, Resources and Technical Services Division.
 
Selected Scholarly Activity:
Books and Monographs:
The concise AACR2. 4th ed. Chicago: ALA, 2005
Our own selves: more meditations for librarians. Chicago: ALA, 2005
The enduring library: technology, tradition, and the quest for balance. Chicago: ALA, 2003.
Our enduring values: librarianship in the 21st century. Chicago: ALA, 2000.
"Seymour Lubetzky: man of principles" in The future of cataloguing: insights from the Lubetzky Symposium. Chicago: ALA, 2000. pp. 12-21.
The concise AACR2. 3rd ed. Editor. Chicago: ALA, 1999.
Library trends. Human response to library technology, edited by Janice L. Kirkland and Michael Gorman, University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. v.47, no. 4 (Spring 1999).
Technical services today and tomorrow, 2nd edition, Littleton, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, 1998.
Our singular strengths: meditations for librarians. Chicago: ALA, 1997.
Future libraries: dreams, madness, and reality. Walt Crawford and Michael Gorman. Chicago: ALA, 1995.
Anglo-American cataloguing rules. 2nd ed. Revised. Editor. Chicago: ALA, 1988.
Anglo-American cataloguing rules. 2nd ed. Editor. Chicago: ALA, 1978.
 
Recent Articles:
"The literature of the book: libraries and librarianship," LOGOS, v. 15,
issue 3, (2004), pp. 137-141.
"Whither library education?" New library world, v. 105, nos. 1204/5, pp.
376-380.
"Google and God's mind." Los Angeles time, Dec. 17, 2004.
"Revenge of the Blog People." Library journal, February 15th , 2005.
Book review of Matthew Battle. Library: an unquiet history, LOGOS, v. 15,
issue 4 (2004), pp. 221-222.
"Human values in a technological age: a librarian looks 100 years forward and backward," LOGOS, v.12, n.2, Quarterly 2001.
"Faculty status? A definite maybe," California libraries, June 2001.
"Technostress and library values," Library journal, April 15, 2001.
"The value and values of libraries."  Bodleian Library record, v XII, no.6 (October 2002), pp. 449-463
Why teach cataloguing and classification? Cataloging & classification quarterly, v.34, nos. 1/2, pp. 1-13.
"A love affair that has lasted fifty-five years."  LOGOS: the journal of the world book community, v.13, issue 2 (2002), pp. 88-89.
"Do librarians with tenure get more respect?" Mark Y. Herring and Michael Gorman.  American libraries, June/July 2003. pp. 70-72.
The people of the book? California libraries (July 2002), pp. 6-7.
The library shall endure: a conversation with Michael Gorman. The book and the computer (e.journal) www.honco.net/os/gorman.html
February 2003.
 
Recent Papers Presented:
“Whither library education?” Keynote speech at joint EUCLID/ALISE conference, Potsdam, Germany, July 31st, 2003.
“Collection development in interesting times.” Acquisitions Institute, Timberline Lodge, Portland, OR, May 18th, 2003.
“The 21st century library.” Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System, Cleveland, OH, June 24th, 2003.
“Cataloguing today.” Montana Library Association, Butte MT, April 24th, 2003.
"The value and values of libraries," 68th IFLA General Conference and Council, Glasgow, Scotland, August 2002.
"Values for future libraries," Mexican Library Association, Monterrey, Mexico, June 2002.
"Our enduring values: librarianship in the 21st century," and "Metadata: old and new story," British Columbia Library Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2002.
 
Recent Teaching:
UCLA, School of Library and Information Studies, Descriptive Cataloguing, Spring 2001.

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