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Curriculum Vitae

Library & Information Services
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1063, 1013 Lovejoy Library
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M.B.A.   University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1983.

M.L.S.    Indiana University, 1977.  Beta Phi Mu.

B.A.        University of Notre Dame, 1972.  Major, History. 
Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.


Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville , IL, 1988-Present.  Associate Professor

Director of Access Services, 12/22/2011 to present

Acting Director of Access Services, 8/9/2010 to 12/21/2011.

Business Librarian, 10/1/1997 to present.

Engineering Librarian, 10/1/1997 to 6/30/2014.

Acting Head of Bibliographic Control Department, 11/1/96 to 9/30/97.

Acting Head of Technical Services, 5/1/97 to 9/30/97.

Technical Services Librarian, 1992-1996:  original cataloger and director of retrospective conversion and weeding projects.

Head of Circulation Department, 1988-1992.

Parks College of St. Louis University, Cahokia, IL, 1985-88.

Director of Instructional Resources. 

OCLC, Inc., Dublin, OH, 1984-85.

Market and Product Analyst, Marketing and User Services Division. 

Cardinal Newman College, St. Louis, MO, 1978-84.  College Librarian.

Louisiana State University, Middleton Library, Baton Rouge, LA, 1977-78.

Original Catalog Librarian.


Anthony, Paul L., and Chris Bulock, Lynn Fields, and Juliet Kerico. "Fostering Discovery through Web Interface Design: Perpetual Beta as the New Norm."  in Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries, ed. byMary Pagliero Popp and Diane Dallis. IGI Global, 2012.

Anthony, Paul L., and Amanda Roberts, "Library Instruction," in New Librarian, New Job:  Practical Advice for Managing the Transition.  Lanham, MD:  Scarecrow Press, 2006.

Anthony, Paul L., and Jill A. Garbs.  "A Scarce Resource?:  A Study of Academic Cataloger Recruitment 2000-2002.  Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 41, no. 1 (2005): 45-62.

Anthony, Paul L.  "Call Me Elijah:  Microcomputer Circulation at Southern Illinois,"Campus Wide Information Systems (CWIS) 10, no. 4 (July/August 1993): 20-25.

Anthony, Paul L.  Selective Guide to Literature on Civil Engineering.  Washington, DC: American Society for Engineering Education, 1995.

Book reviews in Business Information Alert, 2004; and Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 2008, 2012-15.

From 1995- 2000, reviewed new reference works on civil and general engineering for quarterly publication Science & Technology Libraries.

Several short articles for Thomson Gale’s online newsletter, Business Community News, between 2004 and 2006.


Gave invited presentation at Breakfast Panel of SLA’s Business & Finance Division, College & University Business Libraries (CUBL) Section, SLA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 15, 2010:  "Overcoming That Hurdle:  Tenure and Promotion."

Poster Session, Illinois Library Association Annual Conference, October, 2003.  Topic:  "Cataloger Searches in the 21st Century."

Contributed Papers Session, Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Annual Conference, April 13, 2000.  Gave, with Julie Hansen, program entitled "We’ve Only Just Begun:  Assessment 101."  [incorporation of assessment in bibliographic instruction]

"Trends in Job Advertisement for Academic Business Librarians, 1988-1997," paper delivered at Spring, 1998, Conference of Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries, Matteson, IL, April 23, 1998.

"Changing Public Service Demands," part of a contributed papers session at the Fall Conference Program of the Illinois Library Association/Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, November 8-9, 1990.


EUE Grants, 2004/05, and 2005/06, for $15,000, for exploration and implementation of campus-wide eBook system on information technology, Safari Tech Books Online.

Several Monograph funding grants through CARLI (Consortium of Academic Libraries in Illinois) and its predecessor organization, ICCMP (Illinois Cooperative Collection Management Program):  1999-2000 for Internet Business/E-Commerce, 2005 for European Business and globalization, 2006 for Alternative Energy, 2007 for Emergency Management.


A. Professional Organizations

Special Libraries Association, 1983-  ; member, Business & Finance Division; active with College & University Libraries section of BFD.

Offices Held:

 St. Louis Metropolitan Area Chapter

Treasurer, 1988-89, Vice-President/President-Elect, 1989-90.

President, 1990-91,

Chapter Executive Board, 1988-92.

Co-Chair, Business & Instructional Materials Committee (BIMC), College & University Libraries (CUBL) Section, SLA Business & Finance Division, 7/2009-6/2013.

B. University Service

1. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Library Committees

Collection Management Committee, 1988-  .

Member, "Director of Technical and Access Services" Search Committee, 1996-97.

Library Elections Committee, 1989-93, 1994-96.

Library Cabinet, 1990-92; Chair, 1990-92.

LIS Tenure, Promotion and Salary Committee, 1995-97, 1998-  (Chair/Co-Chair, 1999-).

LIS Research & Projects Committee, 1998-2000.

Chair and Member of "Catalog Librarian Search Committee," 1998.

Member, "Acquisitions Librarian Search Committee," 2003-04.

Chair, Science & Health Sciences Librarian Search Committee, 2007.

University Committees

Academic Standards & Policies Committee, Curriculum Council of Faculty Senate, 2005-2011.

Budget Review Committee (BRC) Representative to Program Expansion  & Retrenchment Committee (PERC), Winter, 1991.

Co-Chair, LIS Dean Search Committee, 2007- 2008.

Faculty Representative to Financial Aid Appeals Committee, 1990-94.

Faculty Senate Representative from Lovejoy Library, 1992-95.

Planning Council, 1992-95.

Four-Year Review, Dean of the School of Business, 12/2010-4/2011.

Four-Year Review, Dean of Library & Information Services, Chair, 11/2011-4/2012.

"University Librarian, Dean of Library & Information Services Search Advisory Committee," March - August, 1995.

Undergraduate Program Review Committee for Physics, 1999-2000.

Undergraduate Program Review Committee for Theater & Dance, 2002-03 (Chair).

Statewide Service

SIUE Faculty Representative to SURS Members Advisory Committee (SURSMAC), 2002-2011.

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