Glenda A. Thornton is the Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library Director and has more than 30 years of professional library service. Prior to coming to Cleveland State University, Dr. Thornton served as Interim Dean/Director at Auraria Library, University of Colorado at Denver, where she was previously Associate Director for Library Services. She has also held professional positions in Texas and Arkansas. She serves on the Library Advisory Council for OhioLINK, has been active in American Library Association and Association of College and Research Libraries. She received her doctorate from the University of North Texas and her MLS from the University of Oklahoma. She is the reviews editor for Technical Service Quarterly and has authored and co-authored a number of articles on improving library facilities and operations, technical services, and collection management topics which have been published in Library Trends, American Libraries, Technical Services Quarterly, Serials Review, Reference Librarian, and Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory. Dr. Thornton has also been named in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who of American Women, International Who's Who of Professional and Business Women and is a former editor of Collection Management.
AHE Vendor Directory for Acquisitions Librarians (with Zarrintaj Mostashari Shafa and Julie S. Alexander), Association for Higher Education of North Texas. (1988)
A Note about the Book Reviews in This Issue of Technical Services Quarterly, Technical Services Quarterly (2010)
Review of A Note about the Book Reviews in This Issue of Technical Services Quarterly
Review of Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians, 2d.ed., Technical Services Quarterly (2010)
Review of Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians, 2d.ed.
Review of Planning New and Remodeled Archival Facilities, Technical Services Quarterly (2010)
Review of Planning New and Remodeled Archival Facilities
Introduction to Assessment of Collections in a Consortial Environment: Experiences from Ohio, Collection Management (2008)
Introduction to Assessment of Library Collections in a Consortial Environment: Experiences from Ohio, Collection Management (2008)
Contributions to Books
A Traditional Library Meets Twenty-first Century Users (with Bruce Jeppesen and George Lupone), Our New Public: a Changing Clientele (2008)
A book chapter published in Our New Public: a Changing Clientele, ed. by Kennedy, Vardaman,...
Preparing 21st Century Ohio Learners for Success: The Role of Information Literacy and Libraries: a Report (with INFOhio and OhioLINK Special Task Force), INFOhio and OhioLINK Special Task Force Report (2008)
This white paper outlines six goals that will enable INFOhio and OhioLINK to move to...
Review of The Library: An Illustrated History, Collection Management (2009)
Review of The Library: An Illustrated History
Review of Digital Library Development: the View from Kanazawa, Collection Management (2007)
Review of Digital Library Development: the View from Kanazawa. Deanna B. Marcum and Gerald George...
Review of Refuge of a Scoundrel: The Patriot Act In Libraries, Technical Services Quarterly (2005)
Review of Refuge of a Scoundrel: The Patriot Act In Libraries
Review of Our Enduring Values: Librarianship in the 21st Century, Technical Services Quarterly (2001)
Our enduring values: librarianship in the 21st century, Michael Gorman. Chicago: American library Association, 2000,...
Review of Building a Scholarly Communications Center: Modeling the Rutgers Experience, Technical Services Quarterly (2000)
Building a scholarly communications center: modeling the Rutgers experience, by Boyd Collins, Emily Babiano, Linda...