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Libraries & Culture 40.3 (2005) 475-491

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Chronology and Bibliography of Donald G. Davis, Jr.

This chronology selectively highlights Don Davis's professional achievements and activities. The selected bibliography that follows lists publications that Professor Davis wrote or edited, alone and with others, arranged in chronological order by year of publication. If more than one item was published in a particular year, the titles for that year are arranged alphabetically. Not included in the bibliography are the more than 250 book reviews that Don has published.


University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Social Sciences—History (English), 1961

University of California, Berkeley, M.A., History, 1963

University of California, Berkeley, M.L.S., 1964

University of Illinois, Urbana, Ph.D., Library Science, 1972

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Texas, M.A., Theological Studies, 1996

Professional Experience

University of California, Berkeley, Library, Senior Library Assistant, 1961–1964

Fresno State College (California), Library, Senior Reference Librarian, 1964–1968; Head, Department of Special Collections, 1966–1968; Instructor, Library Resources, 1967–1968

University of Texas, Austin, Graduate School of Library Science, Assistant Professor, 1971–1977; Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Associate Professor, 1977–1986; Professor, 1986–2003; Professor of History, 1998–; Associate Dean, 2000–2002; School of Information, Professor of Library History, 2003– .

Libraries & Culture (formerly Journal of Library History, Philosophy and Comparative Librarianship), Editor, 1977–2005.

City of Birmingham Polytechnic, Department of Librarianship; Principal Lecturer (Temporary), 1980–1981 [End Page 475]

Awards and Honors

Election to Beta Phi Mu, National Library Science Honorary Society, 1965

Higher Education Fellow, 1968–1971, University of Illinois (HEA Title II B)

Berner Nash Award, Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois, 1972–1973

Newberry Library Fellowship, 1974

Research Grant, University of Texas University Research Institute, 1985

John P. Commons Teaching Fellowship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Texas at Austin, Spring 1986 and 1986–1987, 1999–2000

American Institute of Indian Studies, Professional Development Fellowship, 1988

Election to Phi Kappa Phi, National Scholastic Honor Society, 1990

Texas Teaching Excellence Award for 1991–1992, Ex-Students' Association, University of Texas at Austin

Beta Phi Mu Golden Anniversary Distinguished Award, 1999

Donald G. Davis Article Award established by the Library History Round Table, American Library Association (given biennially), 2000–

GSLIS Alumni Teaching Fellowship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Texas at Austin, 2002–2003

Editorial Achievement Award, American Library Association Library History Round Table, 2003

Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2004, Graduate School of Library & Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Big XII Academic Fellowship for 2004–2005, awarded by the Office of Graduate Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Affiliations and Activities

American Historical Association, 1973–

American Library Association, 1964–

Ad Hoc Committee on Library Records Retention (1996–)

H. W. Wilson Periodical Award Jury (1983–1984, 1987–1988, 1989– 1990)

International Relations Committee (1988–1992)

     American/South Asian Librarians Conference Subcommittee (1991–1993)

     Bogle International Travel Fund Subcommittee (1988–1990)

     Bibliotheca Alexandrina Subcommittee (1991–1994) [End Page 476]

Office for Library Personnel Resources Study of Education for Librarianship Advisory Subcommittee; formerly Office for Library Education Advisory Committee (1971–1976)

Reference and Subscription Books Review Committee (1974–1976)

Reference Books Bulletin Editorial Board Guest Reviewer (1976)

Association of College and Research Libraries International Relations Round Table Executive Committee (1990–1992)

Library History Round Table Chairperson (1978–1979)

Fiftieth Anniversary Committee, Chair (1996–)

Membership Promotion Task Force (1972–1975)

Library History Seminar VIII (1990) Coordinator

Library History Seminar IX (1995) Program Committee

Program Committee (1982–1983)

Liaison to Association for the Bibliography of History (1982–1992)

Liaison to IFLA Round Table on Library History (1992–)

Reference and Adult Services Division

Isadore Gilbert Mudge Citation Committee (1978–1980)

American Printing History Association (1976–)

American Scientific Affiliation (1972–1986)

Association for the Bibliography of History (1978–1990)

Program Committee (1979–1981)

Executive Committee (1982–1985)

Publications Committee (1983–1986)

Association for Library and Information Science Education (1969)

Library History Interest Group Convener (1975 meeting)

Liaison Representative (1974–1975)

Library Education Centennial Committee (1982–1987)

Association of Christian Librarians (1972–1987)

Beta Phi Mu, Library Science...


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