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Librarian Emeritus Mildred Moyers Dies

Posted by btoren@wvu-ad.wvu.edu.
March 13th, 2003

Mountaineer Spirit

BY MONTE MAXWELL

Librarian emeritus Mildred I. Moyers passed away Feb. 22.

She retired in 1997 with 41 years of service to the WVU Libraries.

During her career, she served as assistant circulation librarian, cataloger, chief acquisitions librarian, chief bibliographer and interim head of cataloging. She also taught classes in cataloging and classification for the WVU Library Science Department.

She was a long time member of the West Virginia Library Association who awarded her with the 20th Dora Ruth Parks Award in 1992 for long and outstanding service to libraries and librarianship in West Virginia.

She served as editor of West Virginia Libraries and the West Virginia Union List of Serials; wrote a chapter on West Virginia union lists published in Implementing Online Union Lists of Serials: the Pennsylvania Experience; and complied A Brief History of the WV Libraries From 1931. Among her degrees was a master of arts from WVU.

Friends and family have established the Mildred Moyers Library
Collection Endowment to benefit the WVU Libraries. Memorial donations can be sent to the WVU Libraries, P.O. Box 6069, Morgantown, WV 26506-6069. Checks should be made payable to the WVU Foundation with Mildred Moyers Endowment written on the memo line.

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