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Linda Salem

Linda Salem
Position: Librarian - Head, Research Services
Phone: (619) 594-5148
Department Affiliation: Research Services
Foreign Languages: Spanish [speak, read, understand] : French [write, read, understand]
Address: San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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About Linda

Linda Salem serves as librarian for the Edward Gorey Personal Library at SDSU Library and is an expert in rare illustrated books. She heads the library's Research Services team. Research services works to build a culture of personal scholarly inquiry for students and faculty using digital inquiry experiences alongside.face to face learning experiences that foster acdemic acheivement, Salem serves as a liaison to the College of Education and as a subject bibliographer for the Children's Literature Program in the SDSU Department of English and Comparative Literature. 


Professional History

Associate Librarian, Armacost Library
University of Redlands, 1992-2002


Certificate of Proficiency in progress
Rare Book School, University of Virginia,, in p
Master of Education - Administration
University of Redlands, 2001
Master of Library and Information Science
Emporia State University, 1992

Selected Publications & Presentations

Salem, L. (2016). Evidencing Influences in the Edward Gorey Personal Library.. In D.L. Clark & L. Salem (Eds.), Frontiers in American Children's Literarure (pp. ---). Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, GB: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Salem, L. & Clark, D. (2016). Frontiers in Childrens Literature. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, GB: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Salem, L. (2015, May). Society Co-Director, Panels Organizer and Chair - “Nobody Understands Me: Evil Kids in Children’s Literature”—Parts 1 & 2 Panels. Presentation at the meeting of the Childrens Literature Society, American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Salem, L. (2014, October). Edward Gorey and His Influences. Presentation at the meeting of the Comic Fest , San Diego, CA.

Salem, L. (2013). Turning a page on access to international children's books. Reference Reviews, 27(1), 4-8. Find Full–Text

Salem, L. (2012, April 18). An Interview With Zohreh Ghahremani. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/apr/18/interview-zohreh-gharemani/

Salem, L. (2012, February 7). Crossing Boundaries To Inspire A Global Village: An Interview With Mina Javaherbin. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/feb/07/if-i-can-do-it-they-can-too-interview-mina-javaher/

Salem, L., Cronin, B. & Bliss, L. (2012, November/Dec). Smarter Together: Collaborative Tablet Communities on Campus and Reference Services Innovation. Library Technology Reports, 48(8), 17-21. Find Full–Text

Salem, L. (2011, May 3). A Window Wrapped around the Sun: Interview with Susan Vreeland. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2011/may/03/window-wrapped-around-sun-interview-susan-vreeland/

Salem, L. (2011, May 3). : A Window Wrapped around the Sun: Interview with Susan Vreeland. KPBS.org, .(.), .-.. Find Full–Text

Salem, L. (2010, October 14). Experience And Imagination: Interview With lê thị diễm thúy. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2010/sep/23/experience-and-imagination-interview-le-thi-diem-t/

Salem, L. (2004). Children's Literature Studies. Cases and Discussions. . Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc. .

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