The Universe at Your Fingertips
Block 1 Sessions, 9:45-10:30 am
Program E

Developing a Program of Internet Workshops and Seminars at Texas Tech University Library -- 1993 to the Present

Jon R. Hufford
Coordinator of User Instruction
Texas Tech University

William T. Johnson
Science Librarian
Texas Tech University


Jon Hufford has been employed as the Coordinator of User Instruction at the TTU University Libraries, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas since March, 1993. He has worked as a professional librarian in such areas as Reference, Government Documents, Microforms, and Cataloging since October, 1978. He earned a Doctor's Degree in Library Science at Columbia University in May, 1989; a Master's Degree in Librarianship at the University of Denver in May, 1975; a Master's Degree in History at the University of South Dakota in May, 1973; and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History at Miami University in May, 1971. His goals over the next few years include developing better Internet workshops, the Library's new microcomputer laboratory, and new one-hour credit courses offering library research skills for undergraduates.

Bill Johnson is a science librarian at Texas Tech University Libraries and liaison to the departments of biology, mathematics, and physics. He has been at Texas Tech since 1994. Prior to this he was a customer service supervisor with UHaul for nearly twelve years. He is involved in international librarianship and distance education, serving on the Texas Mexico Relations Committee of the Texas Library Association. Bill is also involved in a number of Web related projects such as creating virtual collections or exhibits on such topics as playa lake research and the Koger History of Science Collection. He is presently the team leader for the Univeristy Libraries Webteam. He received a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Arizona in 1993 and a Master of Science degree in botany from Arizona State University in 1985.


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