Mary Niles Maack
- Professor, Department of Information Studies
- Director, Book Studies Forum
- Ph.D., Columbia University,1978
- MA, Columbia University,1970
- BA, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1968 (with High Honors and High Distinction in History)
Teaching & Research Interests
- Information in society
- Contemporary information industry
- Women in the professions
- History of books and libraries
- Feminist theory & professional practice
- Professionalization and gender issues in librarianship
- Literacy as an information policy issue
- Cross-cultural analysis of library and information services
Aspirations and Mentoring in an Academic Environment with Joanne Passet as second author. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.
“Scholarly Resources for the Study of the Third World: The Case of Africa.” in Libraries and Scholarly Communication in the United States. ed. by John Cole and Phyllis Dain. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990, pp. 111-133.
“Comparative Methodology as a Means for Assessing the Impact of Feminization and Professionalization on Librarianship.” pp. 66 – 77, in Library Lit16-: The Best of 1985. ed. by Bill Katz.Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1986. (reprinted from International Library Review 17: 5-16 (1985).
Libraries in Senegal: Continuity and Change in an Emerging Nation. Chicago, American Library Association, 1981, p. 280.
“Toward A New Model Of The Information Professions: Embracing Empowerment.” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 38 (Fall 1997): 283-302