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Kathleen McCook

School of Information (librarian education)-University of South Florida, Tampa

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Kathleen de la Peña McCook --KN4IJM-- is distinguished university professor at the School of Information, University of South Florida in Tampa. She teaches "Public Librarianship" ; "Library History" ; and "Librarians and Human Rights." 

She is a member of the Athens Radio Club.

She is a  life member of REFORMA. She is a member of the Progressive Librarians Guild.

Recent writing:

“Sticking with the Union After Janus”- Union Library Workers 2017-2018  (in press) Report by Elaine Harger and Kathleen de la Peña McCook. Progressive Librarian 2019.

Introduction to Public Librarianship, (with Jenny Bossaller). ALA Editions. Neal-Schuman. 2018.
 
"From the One Mule Tenant Farmer to the Hillbilly Highway: How Librarians can Support the White Working Class." The Library Quarterly  87 (July 2017).

REFORMA, The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, honored Kathleen with the Elizabeth Martinez Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. 

She studied Library Science at the University of Chicago Graduate Library School and the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library & Information Studies.