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Collection Overview

Title: Arne Almquist Records, 1981-2000Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1985-1998
ID: 02/24/ U0006
Primary Creator: Almquist, Arne
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged chronologically.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2012. More info below under Accruals.
Forms of Material: Administrative reports
Languages: English


Documents used by Arne Almquist during his time as an administrator in the University of North Texas Libraries.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains directories of the University of North Texas Libraries; Fact Books for the 1980s and 1990s; Reports on surveys of faculty, students, graduating students, alumni, and on the issue of student retention; strategic plans; and issues the OCLC Newsletter  in 1999.

Biographical Note

Almquist hold a Master of Science and Ph.D. in information science from the University of North Texas (1992 and 2006).  He earned a Master of Fine Arts in Music Performance from the State University of New York at Buffalo (1982). He was the founding head of the networking and microcomputing department for the University of North Texas Libraries (1988-1996). He was the interim CIO at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights. Almquist led the Center for Innovative Technology in Education and Grant County Center and was a leader in the development of the Bachelor of Science in library informatics degree program in the College of Informatics at NKU.

            Almquist and his wife Sharon co-authored the book Intrapreneurship Handbook for Librarian: How to Be A change Agent in Your Library.

            In September, 2020. Arne Almquist was named vice president on Information Management and Decision Support at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas.  Prior to this position he served as the interim vice president, Management Information and Analysis and dean of the Mary and John Gray Library.  He is to continue to work as the dean.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site.  Items stored off-site require a minimum of 24 hours to retrieve.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2012-226
Acquisition Source: Arne Almquist
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Arne Almquist Records, University of North Texas Special Collections


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