Paul, Jeff

Paul, Jeff

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Educational Background

SJSU, 1978, M.A., Education

SJSU, 1976, MLS

CSU, Chico, 1974, B.A. Spanish & Psychology

CSU, Hayward 1970-1974, Undergraduate

Teaching Experience

School of Library & Information Science, SJSU, 1994-2010

MUSE, SJSU, 2005-2007

Mexican American Studies, SJSU, 1988-1989

Administrative and Professional Experience

Project Manager, 2007-2010 Librarians for Tomorrow Grant -

Preparing a New Generation of Librarians to Serve Our Communities Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant – San Jose State University Library (Partners: San Jose Public Library, School of Library and Information Sciences, The National Hispanic University)

Cultural Heritage Center Librarian, 2003-2007

Multicultural Center Librarian, 2001-2003, San Jose State University

Head - Systems, 1992-2001, San Jose State University Library

Director, Chicano Library Resource Center, 1981-2007, San Jose State University Library

Acting Associate Director, Access and Bibliographic Services, 1991-1992, San Jose State University Library

Head, Media Services Department, 1979-1991, 1992-1993, San Jose State University Library

Acting Assistant Director, Access and Bibliographic Services, 1985-1987, San Jose State University Library

Head, Reference Department, 1984-1985, Plymouth State College, Lamson Library, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Reference Librarian, Education Reading Room, 1978-1979, San Jose State University Library

Reference Librarian, Reference and Collection Development Department, 1976-1978, Learning Activities Resource Center, California State University at Chico Library

Selected Publications

“Librarians for Tomorrow and Recruitment Efforts at San Jose Joint Library”, co-authored with Diana Wu and Peggy Cabrera. Book chapter in Recruitment, development, and retention of information professionals: trends in human resources and knowledge management, by Elisabeth Pankl, Danielle Theiss-White, and Mary Bushing. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 2010.

Bernarda Ruiz [biographical & historical entry] (2006) Latinas in the United States: a historical encyclopedia. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 647-648.

“Chicano Library Resource Center at San Jose State University – 20+ Years of History and Plans for the Future.” San Jose State University, April 2003.


Paul, Jeff