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The Resource Oral history with Gloria Werner, interviewed by Diana Meyers Bahr

Oral history with Gloria Werner, interviewed by Diana Meyers Bahr

Label
Oral history with Gloria Werner, 2002
Title
Oral history with Gloria Werner
Statement of responsibility
interviewed by Diana Meyers Bahr
Inclusive dates
2002
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview begins with Werner's childhood in Seattle, Washington, continues with her education at Oberlin College and U. of Washington in Seattle, then moves to her career at UCLA, where she started as a librarian in the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library and culminated her career as University Librarian for UCLA. Major topics of discussion include the automation of the UCLA library system, the consolidation of libraries, building projects and physical space, instructional development, special collections, and her involvement in professional associations
Note
Forms part of: Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Is part of
Additional physical form
Audio recordings also may be accessed in the UCLA Department of Special Collections by special arrangement.
Biographical or historical data
Gloria Werner was born and raised in Seattle, Wash. and graduated from Franklin High at age 16; she attended Oberlin College in Ohio and received her B.A. in French in 1961. She returned to Seattle to attend U. Wash. to study librarianship and received her M.L. from there in 1961. She was chosen by Louise Darling to participate in the UCLA Biomedical ("Biomed") Library's innovative Graduate Training Program in Medical Librarianship from Sept. 1962-Aug. 1963. Upon completion of that program, she began working at Biomed, starting out as a reference librarian, working her way through the ranks to become the head of the Biomedical Library (1979-1983) after Louise Darling's retirement. Werner moved to the Research Library in 1983, where she worked her way through the administrative ranks to become the University Librarian (1989-2002). In her career she was involved with library and university service, was active in professional organizations and lectured, published and did some consulting. She retired from the UCLA Library in 2002.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Oral history with Gloria Werner, interviewed by Diana Meyers Bahr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Volume includes index.
  • The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 3rd ed. / compiled by Teresa Barnett (Los Angeles : Oral History Program Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999); available in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiii, 149 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62322129
  • ucoclc62322129
Terms governing use
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Department of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history with Gloria Werner, interviewed by Diana Meyers Bahr
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Volume includes index.
  • The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 3rd ed. / compiled by Teresa Barnett (Los Angeles : Oral History Program Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999); available in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiii, 149 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62322129
  • ucoclc62322129
Terms governing use
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Department of Special Collections.

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