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Second Century Header Volume 9 Number 1, Winter 1998

In This Issue:

The Director's Journal

Library reopens Van Buren Branch

Treasures of the Library

Library Celebrates African-American History Month

New reading machine aids visually impaired

Sticks and Stones

Mary Higgins Clark chairs A.G.C.

Library renews and expands "Club Success"

Library continues poetry series

Friends schedule Dana Lecture

Friends set dates for 1998 Book Sale

Rutgers Students Offer Free Tax Return Help


Treasures of the Library

Our focus in this installment of a continuing series of articles on the Library’s treasures is on Dale Colston, Principal Librarian, who has been a staff member for more than 11 years.

Dale began her employment in July 1986 as a children’s librarian in the branch library system. In December 1988, she moved to the Business Library. She played an important role in relocating its resources when the facility was consolidated with the Sciences Division at the Main Library. Today she is a Principal Librarian in the Business, Science, and Technology Center on the Main Library’s third floor, where she selects, orders, and classifies special collections, as well as assists in all aspects of reference service to the public, business community, and other libraries. Dale also coordinates the staffing of the Book Information Desk on the first floor.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Africana Studies from Rutgers College, a Master’s degree in Library Science from Rutgers University, and her Law degree also from Rutgers University. In December 1994, she was admitted to the New Jersey Bar.

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