John Moorman

John Moorman

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Graduated from Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina with an AB degree and a major in Political Science (1969). Obtained the MS in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1972), and the Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2002).

Was the top library administrator of public libraries, a multi-type library system, and a regional library in North Carolina, Texas, Illinois, and Virginia from 1975-2013. Active in state library associations from 1975-2013. Served several terms on the Board of Directors of the Public Library Association. Is a past president of the Virginia Library Association. Served on ALA Council as the representative of the Intellectual Freedom Round Table 2009-2012. Served on the ALA Executive Board (2012-2015).

Has published articles on cataloging, ALA’s Code of Ethics, Standards for Public Libraries and a book on libraries for non-librarians. Edited and contributed chapters to the first and second editions of Running a Small Library: A How-To-Do-It Manual. The second edition was published by ALA Press in 2015. He has taught graduate library courses for the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and Catholic University. Has been a library and non-profit organization consultant since 1983. In 2009 established Dominion Library Associates, LLC. This consulting firm provides assistance to libraries and non-profit organizations.

Married to Ileen Moorman. The Moorman’s have three children, Johanna Moorman, Jessica Trinoskey, and John Moorman Jr. and two grandchildren. Currently residing in Williamsburg, Virginia the Moormans will relocate to Indianapolis, Indiana in March 2016. Contact Information: Phone: (757) 561-1024, Fax Number 757-566-4511 – e-mail address