Redfern, Bernice I.
Year Retired from SJSU
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San Jose State University, Social Science, 1979 MA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Library Science, 1972 MSLS
San Francisco State University, History, 1970 BA
Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA, History, 1968 AA
Administrative and Professional Experience
San Jose State University, King Library, Library Faculty Chair. 2008-2009.
San Jose State University, King Library. Social Science Team Lead for Collection Development, 2007-2008
San Jose State University Library, Reference Librarian with responsibilities in collection management and library instruction/information literacy. 1979 to 2013.
San Jose State University, Social Science Reference Librarian with responsibilities in collection development and library instruction. 1973-1978.
University Council of Chairs and Directors, 2008-2009.
Academic Senate. Student Success Committee, 2006-2009.
Academic Senate. University Library Board. 2002-2006.
Academic Senate. Curriculum and Research Committee. 1997-1999.
Academic Senate. Public Safety Committee. 1992-1995.
College of Social Science. Curriculum Committee. 1992-1995, 1996-2003.
Faculty Mentor Program. 1989-2001.
Women´s Studies Program Advisory Board. 1985-1997.
Library. First Level Personnel Committee. Chair, 2002-2003, Spring 2009.
¨The Difficult Library Patron: A Selective Survey of the Current Literature.¨ The Reference Librarian 36 (nos. 75/76): Winter 2001/2002.
¨Information Seeking Behavior of Multicultural Students: A Case Study at San Jose State University.¨ College and Research Libraries. 58,4 (July 1997): 348-354
Women of Color in the United States: A Guide to the Literature. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1989.
¨Current Literature on Frontier Women: A Review Essay.¨ History Teacher 20,1 (November 1986): 113-115.
¨Victoria Woodhull: A Radical for Free Love.¨ San Jose Studies. 3(Fall 1984): 40-47.