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About Ann E. Brownson

Ann E. Brownson was a Reference Librarian/Education Bibliographer and Professor at Booth Library. She also served as Coordinator of Booth Library’s Ballenger Teachers Center, a curriculum materials center serving the needs of pre-service teachers. She holds Masters degrees in Library and Information Science (1993)and in Student Development in Postsecondary Education (1984) from the University of Iowa. Her research interests include curriculum materials centers and the use of children’s and young adult trade literature in the classroom. She regularly reviews audiobooks and other media for School Library Journal.


Present Librarian, Eastern Illinois University Education
Present Professor Emeritus of Library Services, Eastern Illinois University Library Services

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • 2012 Faculty Development Partnership Grant
  • 2012, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003 Redden Grants
  • 2007 Achievement and Contribution Award (Service)
  • 2007 CARLI Grant
  • 2005 Elise Ramsey Award for Sorority Advising
  • 2004 Library Services and Technology Act Grant
  • 2002 Achievement and Contribution Award (Balanced)