Clara Sitter

Clara Sitter

  • Biographical Description

    • Clara L. Sitter, PhD, Clinical Professor, is a faculty member and Lead Faculty for the Library and Information Science program in the Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver.

      Contact Information--Email: csitter@du.edu; Office: Ruffatto Hall 247. Phone: 303-871-3587. Fax: 303-871-4456.

      Mailing address: Clara L. Sitter, PhD, University of Denver, Morgridge College of Education, Library & Information Science, Ruffatto Hall, 1999 E. Evans Street, Denver, CO 80208

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Showcase of Opportunities

  • Professional Memberships

    • National & Regional

      American Library Association (ALA), 1963 to present.

           Council, 1997-1999

           Standards Committee, 1998-2002

       ALA Division memberships:     

      American Association of School Librarians (AASL), 1971 to present

      Knowledge Quest Editorial Board, 2003 to 2008

      Publications Committee, 2001 to 2007; Chair 2005 to 2007

      Reviewer for Travel Grants, March 2011

      American College and Research Libraries (ACRL), 1988 to present

      Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), 1998 to present

      Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC), 2004-present

      Association of Specialized & Cooperative Libraries Association (ASCLA), 2004 to present

      Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA), 1971 to present

      Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), 1989 to present

      Public Library Association (PLA), 1998 to present

      Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), 1989 to present

      Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), 2003 to present

      Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), 1997 to present

      Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS), Referee, 2000 to present.

      Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), 1981 to present.  (Life member).

      Phi Delta Kappa (PDK), 1981 to present. (Life member

      The University of Texas Graduate School of Library Science Alumni, 1966 to present.  (Life member)

      State—Colorado

      Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL).  Formed March 15, 2002 from CLA & CEMA (Life member)

          

       

  • Selected Publications

    • Books--Monographs
      • Sitter, C. L. (2007). Learn reference work. Friendswood, TX: TotalRecall.
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1995). Handbook for Alaska K-12 school libraries.  Juneau, AK: Alaska State Library.  Also available as ERIC Document ED 389 298. (295 pages)
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1995). Plugging into the electronic library. (Expanded edition).  Anchorage, AK: Anchorage Library Information Network (LINK).
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1994). Plugging into the electronic library. Anchorage, AK: Consortium Library, University of Alaska at Anchorage.
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1992). The vertical file and its alternatives. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited. (295 pages)

       

    • Peer Reviewed
      • Sitter, C. L. (2006). Learning by serving. Knowledge Quest, 34 (5), 21-24.
      • Sitter, C. L. (2006). Practicing peace resources. Knowledge Quest, 34 (5), 35-37.
      • Sitter, C. L. (2006). Student service club organizations. Knowledge Quest, 34 (5), 38-39.
      • Barnet, S, Staines, G. M. & Sitter, C. L.  (2002). Important skills for entering freshmen.  Knowledge Quest, 30 (4), Online.

       

          

    • Book Chapters
      • Sitter, C. L. (2009). Learning by serving. In School library media programs in action; Civic engagement, social justice and equity (75-78). Chicago: American Library Association/Association of School Librarians.
      • Sitter, C. L. (2009). Practicing peace. In School library media programs in action; Civic engagement, social justice and equity (83-85). Chicago: American Library Association/Association of School Librarians.
      • Sitter, C. L. (2009). Student service club organizations. In School library media programs in action; Civic engagement, social justice and equity (79-81). Chicago: American Library Association/Association of School Librarians.
      • Sitter, C. L.  (2004). Library Management.  In The Internet encyclopedia (pp. 477-485). Wiley & Sons. 
      • Sitter, C. L.  (2002). Fannie Elizabeth Ratchford—Librarian, literary detective and scholar. In Reclaiming the American library past: Writing the women in (pp. 161-186).  Japanese translation. Japan: Kyoto University. 
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1996). Fannie Elizabeth Ratchford: Librarian, literary detective and scholar.” In Reclaiming the American library past: Writing the women in (pp. 137-163). Norwood, NJ: Ablex.
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1993). Selections from The vertical file and its alternatives.  In Spencer, Michael D. G., Readings on the vertical file (pp. 37-47). Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited. 
      • Sitter, C. L.  (1989). Robert E. deKieffer; leadership profiles in Educational Media.  In Educational media and technology yearbook. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.
  • Miscellaneous

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