Georgann Kurtz-Shaw

Georgann Kurtz-Shaw

Interim Director of the Ruby E. Dare Library & Head of Public Services

Year Started at GU: 1991
Phone: 618.664.6602
Fax: 618.664.9578
Areas of Responsibility:

Library Public Services: Information Literacy Instruction, Research Assistance


M.A., English, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1996
M.S., Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 1989
B.A., English Education, Greenville College, 1981


CORE 101 Foundations of the Liberal Arts Tradition
ENGL 105 Research and Writing

Publications and Presentations

A few more recent to add to what's there already:
“Wireless Networks and the Portable Librarian,” Illinois Library Association Conference, October 16, 2003
Greenville College Service:
Academic Advisor, Advising Center, 2014-2015
Freshman Year Experience Committee, 2013-2014
Web Advisory Group, 2009
Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, Chair, Fall 2008
Christians for Biblical Equality, Faculty Sponsor, 2003-2008
Information Technology Policy and Allocation Committee, 2000-present

Related Experiences

Greenville College
  • Information Technology Committee, Chair, 1996-1997
  • Ameritech Professional Development Grant for Integrating World Wide Web Resources & Authoring Skills into Library Instruction, August 1996
  • Web Site Committee, Chair, 1995-1996
  • Honors Research Seminar, Co-Instructor, Fall 1995
  • Adult Degree Completion Program Steering Committee, 1994-1995
  • Chapel Advisory Committee, 1994-1995
  • Educational Media Task Force, 1994-1995
  • Social, Moral, and Spiritual Life Task Force, 1993-1994
  • Academic Affairs Subcommittee on College Admissions Criteria, 1993
  • Administrative Division Representative to the Academic Affairs Committee, 1992-1996
Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Instruction Section Policy Committee, 1992-1996
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, Midwinter 1991

Association of Christian Librarians, Conference Presentation, "Presidential Problems: Bibliographic Instruction for Honors Composition Students," June 1994
American Library Association, member, 1989-
List of Instructors Rated as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois, 1987-1988

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