Jean Donham is a retired professor in the School Library Studies graduate program at the University of Northern Iowa. Previously, she was library director at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Prior to her appointment there, she was a tenured member of the faculty in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Iowa. She served as district coordinator for library and technology programs in the Iowa City Community School District for thirteen years. The author of numerous professional articles, Dr. Donham has been a presenter at international, national, regional, and state conferences. Active in the Iowa Association of School Librarians, she was the first recipient of that organization’s Media Professional of the Year. In addition, she served as a member of the board for the American Association of School Librarians.