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Julian, Charles

Director of Library | Mary F. Shipper Library

Education: PhD – Library Science, The Florida State University MLS – Library Science, George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University MA – Information Studies (Social Science), University of Sheffield (England) BA Education (English 7-12, School Librarian, K-12), Glenville State College University Service: Academic Affairs Council Faculty Assembly Library Committee Instructional Resources Committee

“Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the Autumn moon is bright.”


Julian, Charles A.  “John Cook Bennett and the Attempted Establishment of Wheeling University.”  Upper Ohio Valley Historical Review [In Publication]. 
Julian, Charles A. "How George Washington Became Civil War Spoil." (Wheeling) Sunday News-Register, July 13, 2014, p. A1, A4.  [Part of Civil War Sesquicentennial Series – Print]. 
Julian, Charles A. "Washington Wept Here: The Saga of a Statue's Civil War Travels." Upper  Ohio Valley Historical Review 36.1 (2013): 3-15. Print. 
Julian, Charles A. "Andrew Sweeney, Ellsworth Milton Statler, Noah Linsly, and Louis Bennett, Jr." (biographical entries): p. 66, 79, 102, 109 in Legendary Locals of Wheeling. Ed. Sean Duffy and Brent Carney. Charleston (SC): Arcadia, 2013. Print. 
Contributed biographical information for each entry and assisted with selected of photographs for other subjects in the book.

Research Interests:

Carnegie libraries 
Copyright and intellectual property 
Library information/resource access and removal of barriers 
Library instruction 
Local history 
West Virginia history

Conference/Workshop Presentations:

“Will You Still Love Me If I Leave The Desk: Collaborative Instructional Opportunities and Challenges.” West Virginia Association of College English Teachers, October 3, 2015.

“Librarians As Knowledge Creators and Navigators: Dipping Our Toe Into Academe.”  West Virginia Library Association – Annual Conference, October 5, 2015.

“Connecting With the Teaching/Learning Process:  Creating a Syllabi Clearinghouse Database at UTM” – Presentation at West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WeTALC) – October 18, 2014, Memphis, Tennessee

“Talking About Teaching – UTM – Incorporating the MILE Program Into Freshman Year Initiative/GENS 101 Course” – Co-Presenters:  Stephanie Kolitsch and Janet Wilbert – April 7, 2015

“Don’t Make Me Think: Adopting A Student-Centric Library Philosophy.”  Keynote presentation at West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WeTALC) – October 12, 2013.

“Mining Your Local History Collection: Telling Your Community’s Story Using Library Resources” – Presentation at Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference – May 2, 2014.