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Courtney Louise Young Elected to Lead the American Library Association

Courtney Louise Young Elected to Lead the American Library Association

Courtney Louise Young, head librarian at the Allegheny campus of Pennsylvania State University, will become president-elect of the oldest and largest library association in the world at the conclusion of the 2013 annual conference in Chicago. A year later, she will become president of the association.

University of Kansas Scholar Wins Book Award

University of Kansas Scholar Wins Book Award

Randall Maurice Jelks, associate professor of American studies and African and American American studies at the University of Kansas, won the 2013 Literary Award for Nonfiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association for his biography of Benjamin Elijah Mays.