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About Richard W. Clement

Richard W. Clement is Professor and Dean of the College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of seven books and more than 40 scholarly articles. His most recent book, Books on the Frontier: Print Culture in the American West, 1768-1875, was published in 2003 by the University Press of New England and the Library of Congress. He is the founding president of the Mediterranean Studies Association and is co-editor of the journal Mediterranean Studies published by Manchester University Press. Before coming to UNM, he was Dean of Libraries at Utah State University, and before that Head of the Department of Special Collections at the University of Kansas, where he was also Courtesy Professor of English and taught the History of the Book. He edited RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscrips and Cultural Heritage from 2003-2008. He was a Fulbright Educational Partnership Fellow in Peru in 2004 and received the Gretchen and Gene A. Budig Distinguished Librarian Award from the University of Kansas in 2003.
He is active in the area of Scholarly Communication and Open Access publication.


Present Dean and Professor, College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico

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Zimmerman Library 209
MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Articles (18)

Contributions to Books (5)

Unpublished Papers (1)

Presentations (12)