Name: Corinne Nyquist
Title: Information Delivery
Academic Rank: Librarian
Expertise Keywords: African librarianship, Copyright, freedom of information vs privacy of government, Human rights documentation, Organizational learning, Resource sharing, Sojourner Truth
Available For: interviews, essays, speaking
Expertise: I have a Ph.D. in Information Science with emphasis on organization of knowledge, public policy and organizational development. I have lived and worked in Africa. I have become the campus authority and contact on Sojourner Truth.
Currrent Research: Electronic transmission of government records and related database access/privacy issues, Ulster county records and places relating Sojourner Truth, and Rethinking resource sharing.
Positions held at New Paltz prior to current position:
Director, World Study Center
Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Acquisitions Librarian, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
|University at Albany||1995-2003||Ph.D,||2004||Information Science|
|Macalester College||1953-1957||BA||1957||International Relations|
|University of Minnesota||1960-1970||MALS||1971||Library Science|
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship 1986, Ford Foundation Grant to organize a human rights documentation conference in Lesotho 1987, Who's Who in America 2007-present
Other professional activities
Consultant on human rights education to the New York State Education Department, 1988
American Library Association-- Rethinking Resource Sharing, Human Rights Task Force Chair; Freedom to Read Foundation, International Roundtable Secretary. African Studies Association--Africana Librarians Council Chair. New York African Studies Association-- Secretariat Director 1975-1998 & 2008-present
Book: Resource Sharing Today: A Practical Guide to Interlibrary Loan, Consortial Circulation, and Global Cooperation, Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
Web page on Sojourner Truth at www.newpaltz.edu/sojourner_truth