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Elizabeth Flater, M.L.I.S.

Associate Librarian
Collection Development Librarian

Office Phone: 951-552-8624
E-mail: eflater@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Library 105
Office Hours: M-W, F 8-4:30
R 1-10 (summer 12-9)

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.L.I.S. Library & Information Science University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 2010
B.A. English Literature University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire 2008

Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Women's literature
Native American literature
Library collection development, organization, and access

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Community Service & Involvement

Former volunteer at A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands, CA
Little Free Library steward (www.littlefreelibrary.org)

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Interests & Hobbies

bicycling, hiking, and going on walks
movies & TV
learning how to garden
reading (favorite book: My Antonia by Willa Cather)

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Personal Philosophy

"Pray to God, but row for shore" - Russian proverb

"There was once a poor shoemaker who had three fine strong sons and two pretty daughters and a third who could do nothing well, who shivered plates and tangled her spinning, who curdled milk, could not get butter to come, nor set a fire so that smoke did not pour into the room, a useless, hopeless, dreaming daughter, to whom her mother would often say that she should try to fend for herself in the wild wood, and then she would know the value of listening to advice, and of doing things properly. And this filled the perverse daughter with a great desire to go even a little way into the wild wood, where there were no plates and no stitching, but might well be a need of such things as she knew she had it in herself to perform…" - Possession by A.S. Byatt

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