Linda Smith Griffin
Associate Librarian and Head of Cataloging, Middleton Library
Phone: (225) 578-4685 | Fax: (225) 578-6535
Office: 5 Middleton Library
Bachelor's Degree(s): 1984, B.S., Human Ecology, LSU
Master's Degree: 1996, Master of Library and Information Science (Beta Phi MU), LSU
Area of Interest
African American Women Civil Rights Workers (Louisiana); African American Resources for a Core Collection
Awards & Honors
- President’s Outstanding Dedicated Service Award, Black Faculty and Staff Caucus at LSU
- Award of Merit, Black Faculty and Staff Caucus at LSU
- Distinguish Speaker Award, LSU University College
- Black Student Union (BSU) faculty member of the year
- Service Award of Appreciation from the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)
- “A Descriptive Bibliography of Selected African and African American Periodicals for a CORE Collection.” Handbook of Black Librarianship. Lanham: Scarecrow P, 2001. 369-384.
- “What Happened to the Serials Cataloger: Copy Cataloging of Serials.” Serials Librarian, 36 no.3/4(1999): 401-405.
- Griffin, Linda Smith and C. F. Thomas. “Who Will Create the Metadata for the Internet?” First Monday 3, no.12 (Dec. 1998), http://www.firstmonday.dk/issues/issue3_12/index.html
- “Implementing Diversity Initiatives: The LSU Libraries Experience.” LLA Bulletin 60, no.2 (Fall 1997): 56-60.
- “At Issue: Dimensions of Seriality in an Electronic World: ALCTS Conference Report.” Serials Review 23, no. 3 (Fall 1997): 82-85.
- American Library Association (ALA)
- Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
- Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
- Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)
- North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)
- Admissions, Standards, and Honors (ASH) Committee, LSU Faculty Senate
- MLK Commemorative Committee, Faculty Advisor
- Black Faculty and Staff Caucus at LSU, President
- African and African American Studies (AAAS) Program, Executive Board
- ESSENCE (Encouraging Student Scholarship and Excellence through Native-Centered Education), Advisory Board