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CCCCD Names Two New Library Resource Center Directors



CCCCD Names Two New Library Resource Center Directors

JAN. 18, 2002-Collin County Community College District (CCCCD) recently named new Learning Resources Center (LRC) directors at two of its campuses. Marty Adamson leads the LRC at the college's Spring Creek Campus in Plano and Bobbie G. Long leads the LRC at the Central Park Campus in McKinney.

Director Marty Adamson, LRC Spring Creek Campus in Plano
With more than 25 years experience in library sciences, Adamson joins CCCCD from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where she served as assistant vice president of Library Services. Adamson was responsible for leading the library's efforts to deliver timely, quality information services that met the needs of the UT Southwestern community.

At the Spring Creek Campus LRC, Adamson will play a key role in ensuring that faculty, staff and students have access to a wide range of books, information and services. "Information literacy and mastery are critical skills for the future success of our students and our college," said Adamson. "I share the Spring Creek Campus library staff's desire to make an even greater contribution in this area through targeted programs such as librarian liaisons to academic departments, customized presentations in the classrooms as well as the library, and active participation in campus and curriculum planning."

Adamson holds master's degrees in Business Administration (New Mexico Highlands University) and Library Sciences (University of Illinois) and a bachelor's degree in German from Kalamazoo College in Michigan.

Adamson, a resident of Dallas, said that she has enjoyed getting to know the CCCCD community. "I find the college's mission, core values and strategic direction to be personally compelling, and I look forward to making a contribution here," she said.

Director Bobbie G. Long, LRC Central Park Campus in McKinney
With more than 30 years experience in library sciences, Long joins CCCCD from the Art Institute of Dallas, where she served as director of Library Services and was responsible for the library's operation.

At the McKinney Campus LRC, Long is responsible for the implementation of policies, procedures and activities, as well as coordination of the budget and strategic planning activities. Long said she plans to "strive for the four C's-coordination, cooperation, communication and compromise between the Central Park Campus staff and the other CCCCD campuses to maximize the LRC potential.

Long holds a master's degree in Library Sciences from the University of North Texas and a bachelor's degree in history and economics form Southern Methodist University.

A resident of Dallas, Long said that she is excited to be at the Central Park Campus and looks forward to working with students and faculty.