Joanna F. Fountain

Joanna F. Fountain consults with librarians, especially those working with children’s and bilingual collections, and is an editor, contributor, and publisher of related publications. She taught at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), and online at San José State University, Sam Houston State University, and other universities. Previously she directed technical services at the university and school-district levels, and led Proyecto LEER at the Texas Woman’s University, where she earned her PhD. She organized several special libraries, was editorial director for Voluntad Publishers, a branch librarian for the Austin Public Library, and school librarian at Emerson Elementary School in Florida. She has compiled Subject Headings for School and Public Libraries, and co-authored editions of Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging: A Workbook of Examples. Born in Mexico and the daughter of missionary publishers, she attended Howard College (Samford University) in Birmingham, AL, and earned a BA from Syracuse University and an MLS from UT Austin. A member of the CCMC for many years, she is currently a member of the Texas Library Association and ALA. She loves being semi-retired, enjoying gardening, reading, and finally spending real time with her grown daughter and calico cat.

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