Kimberly Gay, M.L.S.

Kimberly Gay Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Phone: (936) 261-1506
Fax: (936) 261-1539
Email:  kmgay@pvamu.edu
Office Location: John B. Coleman Library, 1st Floor, Room 126B
Education • M.L.S. – Texas Woman’s University (Library Science)
• B.S. – Texas Woman’s University (Mass Communication - Print Journalism)
Liaisons • College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
• College of Business
• Communication and Journalism
• Literature and Languages
Honors and Awards • American Library Association: 2003 Spectrum Scholar Award
• Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society 2004-present
• Beta Lambda Chapter of Beta Phi Mu (International Library and
Information Studies Honor Society)
• Beta Phi Mu. Scholarship 2005 Texas Woman’s University and University of
North Texas. Lifetime inductee: The Beta Lambda Chapter of Beta Phi Mu
(International Library and Information Studies Honor Society: 2006
• Golden Key International Honor Society 2001-present
• Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society 2003-present
• Texas Library Association: 2003 Spectrum Scholar Award
National Committees         • Texas Library Association member 2003- present
• Texas Library Association Black Caucus Roundtable Councilor Alternate
2007-2010
•  Texas Library Association Black Caucus Roundtable Councilor 2010-2013
• Texas Library Association Black Caucus Roundtable Conference Stipend
Scholarship Chair 2007-2013
• Texas Library Association Genealogy Roundtable member 2003- present
• Texas Library Association Genealogy Roundtable Chair-Elect 2007-2008.
• Texas Library Association Genealogy Roundtable Chair 2008-2009.
• Texas State Library and Archives Commission: Appointment to the TexShare
Outreach and Instruction Working Group.
• Texas State Library and Archives Commission: Appointment to TexShare
Outreach and Instruction Working Group.
• Texas Library Association appointed to the 2012 TLA Houston Conference
Planning Committee- 2010-2013
• Texas Library Association  appointed to the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List
Task Force  2010-2013
• Texas Library Association Library Instruction Roundtable member 2003- present
• Texas Library Association Reference Instruction Roundtable  member
2003- present
• Texas Library Association Administration Roundtable member 2003- present
• Texas Library Association- District library associations District 5-
Northeast Texas Regional Library System Hopkins County
• Texas Library Association- District library associations District 7- North Texas
Regional Library System- Denton County
• Texas Library Association- District library associations District 8- Houston Texas
Regional Library System.- Harris County
• American Library Association member 2003- present.
• American Library Association: Association of College and Research Libraries
(ACRL) member 2003- present
• American Library Association: Spectrum Scholar Initiative Program member
2003- present
• American Library Association: Reference and User Services Association
(RUSA) member 2003- present
• American Library Association: Business Reference and Services Section
(BRASS) member 2003- present
• American Library Association: Black Caucus member 2003- present
• American Library Association: Appointed Conference Planning
sub-committee chair of the BCALA 2010 Conference
• American Library Association: ALA Committee on Literacy – 2009 - 2011.
Recent Presentations •  Global Librarian: Preparing Librarians to Stay Connected with the 21st
Century Library Patron
at the Texas Library Association’s District 8 Annual
Fall Conference held Saturday October 17, 2009 at University of Houston
at Sugar Land.
• 16th National HBCU Faculty Development Symposium in October 2009 in
Atlanta Georgia. The 2009 theme of the symposium was “Enhancing the
Global Competence of HBCU Faculty and Students: Teaching, Research
and Service”.
•  Read and Celebrate African American Literature the 16th National HBCU
Faculty Development Symposium in October 2009 in Atlanta Georgia. The
2009 theme the symposium was “Enhancing the Global Competence of
HBCU Faculty and Students: Teaching, Research and Service”
• 15th National HBCU Faculty Development Symposium – Washington D.C.
2008 – “Reflections on Reading Research-Sociological and Educational
Implications: Best practices for thinking, reading, and writing using African
American Literature; an the the role of the Librarian in developing
initiatives for reading in the home, the school, the university, and the
community
“.
• Texas Library Association Conference – Houston 2009. “Web 2.0 Genealogy
Researching”
.
• Texas Library Association’s District 8 Annual Fall Conference – Houston
2009.  “From School Library to Academic Library: Got EBSCOhost Database
College Library Research Skills”
.
Recent Publications  • Contributing Editor of subject specific library resources to the textbook:
Public Speaking Handbook with Additional Readings. 2008, 2010 and
2011. Collaborated with Communication and Journalism Department’s
faculty to help publish custom-made  Speech 1003 Fundamentals of
Speech textbook for Prairie View A&M University Fall 2008, 2010 and
2011. Pearson Custom Publishing. Taking from: Public Speaking
Handbook
, Third Edition by Steven A. Bebe and Susan J. Bebe,
2007, 2010 and 2011.

 

 


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