Larry Nix Interview - July 12, 2012, 1:00 p.m. CD LiSRadio Webcast
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Mr. Larry Nix
Larry Nix retired as Director of Public Library Development at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in 2003. His library career included serving in an administrative capacity for a number of public library organizations. He considers himself to be a library history buff, and has spent much of his retirement promoting library history especially Wisconsin’s library history. He is Chair of the Steering Committee for the Wisconsin Library Heritage Center, a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation. The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center maintains a website and it sponsors the Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame. Nix has an extensive collection of library memorabilia which he has displayed at libraries around Wisconsin. He maintains his own blog which he appropriately calls The Library History Buff. Larry is a stamp collector and is a Trustee of the American Philatelic Research Library in Pennsylvania. His exhibits of postal artifacts related to library history have received awards at state and national stamp shows.
School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri
Ben is currently a doctoral student in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies. He earned his Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science at Wayne State University. Ben brings a variety of experiences to the IE Lab garnered from his work at academic and special libraries.
Summary:Ben Richardson, doctoral student in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) at the University of Missouri, and Dr. Jenny Bossaler, Assistant Professor of Library Science in SISLT at the University of Missouri, interviews Larry Nix.