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James W. Marcum, Professor

   Rosenthal 254
  Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
  Queens College, City University of New York
  Phone: (718) 997-3792
  Fax: (718) 997-3797



MSLS  University of North Texas, Denton
PhD    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, History and Russian Studies
MPA    University of Oklahoma, Norman
MA, BA Texas A&I College (now Texas A&M-Kingsville)

Work Experience

Professor, GSLIS, Queens College, CUNY
University Librarian, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey
Professor and Chief Librarian, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Director of Library Services, University of Texas-Permian Basin, Odessa
Library Director, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport
Professor of History, Oklahoma Baptist University
Business owner-operator, Texas and Oklahoma

Research & Professional Interests

Academic Libraries
Library Management
Information Culture Literacy
Library Sustainability and Future

Academic Libraries

Recent Publications

Book: After the Information Age: A Dynamic Learning Manifesto. 2006. New York:
Peter Lang. Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education.
Finding North Jersey: Place, Passage, Experience. 2012, Columbia, SC:  

Co-author with M. Jankowska, Sustainability Challenge for Academic Libraries:
Planning for the Future. College and Research Libraries, 71: 2 (March 2010): 160-170.
Centers for New Learning: Defining the Issues. College and Undergraduate Libraries,
16:4 (2009): 358-362

Benjamin Franklin: Genius or Dynamic Learner? Social Studies, 99:3 (May-June
2008): 99-104.

Co-author with D. O’Shea, Information Technology Literacy, in Encyclopedia of
Library and Information Sciences
, 3rd ed. Taylor and Francis, 2010. Vol. 11

Column: Sustainable Library Imperative. The Bottom Line: Managing Library

Book: After the Information Age: A Dynamic Learning Manifesto. 2006. New York: Peter Lang. Counterpoints: Studies  in the Postmodern Theory of Education


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Dept. Office: Rosenthal Library Room 254
Phone (718) 9973790
Fax (718) 997-3797

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Director and Chair
Dr. Colleen Cool

Vice Chair
Dr. Kwong-Bor Ng

Graduate Advisor for Library Media
Specialist & Coordinator of
Library Media Specialist Programs

Dr. Linda Cooper

Director of Admissions
Dr. Claudia Perry

Graduate Advisor for Continuing Students
Prof. Elizbeth Basileo


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