First Tuesday: Linda Esser interviews Mary Kay Chelton - November 1, 2005, 7:00 PM LiSRadio Webcast: First Tuesday Series
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Mary Kay Chelton
Queens College GSLIS
Dr. Linda Esser
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies
Linda R. Esser is a Clinical Instructor in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies. She earned her Ed. D. at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, in 1999 and also holds a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from the same institution.
Esser's teaching and research focus is on school media librarianship. She teaches courses related to certification as a library media specialist in Missouri, including library media program administration and curriculum integration. Her research interests center on the intersection of the personal and professional lives of women who are library media specialists.
Prior to joining the SISLT faculty, Dr. Esser taught at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky and Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky. She has work experience as both a children's librarian in a public library setting and a K-12 library media specialist.
Summary:Featuring Mary Kay Chelton, of the Queens College GSLIS, and noted authority in the area of children's services and literature. Drs Esser and Chelton discuss library service to young adults. Charley Seavey also makes appearances in the discussion.