Kimberly Gay, M.L.S.

Kimberly Gay, M.L.S.

Title: Head of Reference
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

• 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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