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Dorothy Schleicher
Dorothy Schleicher

Dorothy Schleicher, M.L.LS

Director, Learning Resource Center

Contact Information:
Baylor University
School of Education
One Bear Place #97304
Waco, TX 76798-7304
Office: Marrs McLean Science Building, Garden Level 11.03
Phone: 710-3114
Email: Dorothy_Schleicher@baylor.edu

Education:
MLIS University of Texas, Austin (Library and Information Science)
MA Baylor University (Church and State Studies)
B.S. Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma (Education)

Research Interests:
Children's and young adult literature; School libraries

Articles in Professional Journals:
"The Portrayal of Clergy Parents in Children's and Young Adult Literature Over Two Decades" with Dr. Pat Sharp, published in Children's Literature in Education, International (Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 1999, pp. 203-212).

"Guidelines for Curriculum Materials Libraries." in College and Research Libraries News, Draft published March 2002, written in collaboration with members of the Ad Hoc Committee on Guidelines/Standards for Curriculum Libraries of the American Library Association. Final approval by ALA and posting on their web site January 2003.

"Meeting the Standard? A Sample of Christian Schools Libraries/Media Centers in Texas." Journal of Research on Christian Education. Fall 2003, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 243-258 with Dr. Pat Sharp and Dr. Randy M. Wood.

Projects:
Research: New collection development policy manual with the Curriculum Materials Committee of the American Library Association.