The Dynamics of Change: A History of the Washington State Library

By: Reynolds, Maryan E

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Signed and inscribed by State Librarian Jan Walsh~Very Good. No DJ, as issued. Trade Paperback. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; clean text/tight binding; satisfaction guaranteed. Prior to being appointed State Librarian in 2002, Jan worked in the State Library as Assistant Director for Customer Service from 1997. Born in Short Hills, N.J., Walsh earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh. During her time with the Washington State Library, Walsh has held numerous positions in the American Library Association and the Washington Library Association, is past president of the Western Council of State Libraries, and is a member of Humanities Washington and the Governor?s Broadband Advisory Council. Walsh plans to stay active in the library community, and she will work part-time with the YMCA's "Exercise and Thrive, Live Strong" fitness program for cancer survivors. She retired in 2002. The Dynamics of Change is a unique and valuable history of the Washington State Library, from its territorial beginnings in 1853 to the late 1990s. Maryan Reynolds breathes life into this historical narrative with her firsthand account of the library's expansion since the 1940s, when she joined the staff.The Dynamics of Change is a chronicle of the development of a critical state public service, recounting how the Washington State Library facilitated the effective functioning of state government, the development of library service in the state, and the leading role women have played in establishing superior and technologically sophisticated library services for the citizens of Washington - services nationally recognized as outstanding.


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This history of the Washington State Library spans nearly 150 years--from its territorial beginnings in 1853 through the late 1990s. A nationally recognized leader in library development and automation, Maryan Reynolds presents firsthand accounts of the library's expansion since the 1940s, when she joined the staff. She also describes how the library facilitated the effective functioning of state government and the development of library services statewide.

Title: The Dynamics of Change: A History of the Washington State Library

Author Name: Reynolds, Maryan E

Categories: Washington,

Publisher: Washington State University Press: 2002-01-31

ISBN Number: 0874222486

ISBN Number 13: 9780874222487

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU1003800