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John O. Christensen papers on collection development, 1990-2003

 Series — Carton: 2, Folder: Folders 1-21
Identifier: UA 5660 Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contains collection growth statistics, minutes for the Collection Management and Development Committee, collection development expenditures. Dates range from 1990 to 2003.

Dates

  • 1990-2003

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John O. Christensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection: John O. Christensen (born 1949) was a Mormon librarian in Utah.

John O. Christensen was born August 8, 1949 in Portland, Oregon to Thomas Hartman Christensen and Helen Louise Mangelson and was raised in Seattle, Washington from age four. He went to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York from 1967-1969. He served a mission to the Brasil North Mission from 1969-71. He finished his B.S. in Math at the University of Washington in 1973. He got an M.L.S. at BYU in 1975, and then worked as the librarian at Utah Technical College in Salt Lake from May 1975 to January 1981. Christensen then received a position at Brigham Young University's library and worked as the General Reference Librarian from January 1981 to summer 1986, after which he was the Science Librarian from 1986 to January 2014, when he retired from the university.

Extent

21 folders

Language

English