Profile: Zora Sampson

  • Choctaw
  • Director of Elton S. Karrmann Library at University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • sampsonz@uwplatt.edu

Publications

Sampson, Zora J. and Garnet Wind. Review of Pamela Munro and Catherine Willmond, Let’s Speak Chickasaw: Chikashshanompa’ Kilanompoli’. Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources, February 25, 2011, Boulder, Colorado. Also published in the American Indian Library Association Newsletter, Summer 2011.

Sampson, Zora J., contributing editor, TRAILS: Tribal Library Procedures Manual, 3rd edition of Training and Assistance for Indian Library Services by Lotsee Patterson, free digital edition.
Zora J. Sampson, chapter introduction & chapter editor “Technical Services: Connecting Minds” In From Outreach to Equity: Innovative models of library policy and practice. Robin Osborne ed. ALA Editions, Chicago, 2004 pp. 68-69.

Sampson, Zora J., “The Role of Civility in Diverse Relations.” Co-published simultaneously in Journal of Library Administration, v. 27, no. ½, 1999, p. 93-110; and : Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Library; principles and issues for administrators, ed. Mark Winston. The Haworth Press, Inc. 1999, pp. 93-110.

Sampson, Zora J. “Not much left” and “Stone Gate.” poems published in Red Cedar Review, 1999, unpaged.

Sampson, Zora J., “How Not to be a Librarian.” In In Our Own Voices: the Changing Face of Librarianship, ed. Teresa Y. Neely & Khafre K. Abif. Scarecrow Press, Inc. Lanham, Md., pp. 190-197, 1996.

AILA Activities

  • Liaison to ALA Diversity Council
  • Vice-President, 2013-2014