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Ethel E. Himmel, Ph.D.

Principal Partner - Library Consultant


Ethel Photo

Work Experience

Principal Partner, Himmel & Wilson, Library Consultants 

            1987 - Present

Project Assistant - Library Evaluation and Research Center -

University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Library and Information Studies -

1989 - 1991

Research Assistant - Wisconsin Interlibrary Services, Madison, WI

            1987 - 1991

Deputy Director - La Crosse Public Library/Winding Rivers Library System,

La Crosse, Wisconsin - 1984 - 1987

Head of Circulation/Adult Services/Public Services - La Crosse Public Library,

La Crosse, Wisconsin - 1978 - 1983

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts - University of Illinois,  1964 - Political Science

Master of Arts - University of Wisconsin - Madison,  1970 - Library Science

Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin - Madison,  1992 - Library Science,

            Public Administration Minor

Professional Associations

American Library Association  (ALA)

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) )

Public Library Association (PLA)

Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians  (WAAL)

Wisconsin Association of Public Librarians (WAPL)

Wisconsin Library Association (WLA)

 

Professional Activities 

Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin School of Library and Information

Studies – 2007 - Present

Chair, ALA-APA Publications Committee, 2006 – Present

Chair, ASCLA Standards Review Committee, 1996 – 2000

President of ASCLA, 2002-03

Member of ASCLA State Library Agencies Section Publications

Committee, 1993 - 1997  (Chair, 1994 - 1997)

Member ASCLA Research Committee, 1992 - 1996 (Chair - 1995)

Conference Chair, Wisconsin Library Association - 1999

President, Wisconsin Library Association - 1994

Chair, Wisconsin Association of Public Librarians - 1986

Member Wisconsin Public Library Standards Task Force -1987     

            (Appointed by State Superintendent of Public Instruction)

Contributing Author of Keeping the Book$: Public Library Financial Practices

Contributing Author to Encyclopedia of Library History

Author (with William J. Wilson) - Planning for Results:  A Library Transformation Process.

American Library Association:  Chicago, 1998.

Author (with William J. Wilson) Functions & Roles of

State Library Agencies.  ALA - Association of Specialized and

Cooperative Library Agencies: Chicago, 2000.

Contributor (with William J. Wilson) A Catalyst for Change: LSTA Grants to

States Program Activities and the Transformation of Library Services to

the Public.  Institute of Museum and Library Services: Washington, 2009

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