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Linda Shackle

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Liaison Librarian
Academic Professional, Tempe Campus, Mailcode 1006

Science & Engineering Librarian with responsibilities for library instruction (in-class and online), collections, and library research consultation for all Tempe campus programs within the Fulton Schools of Engineering.  


  • M.L.S. (Library Science) University at Albany (State University of New York)
  • B.A. (Chemistry) State University of New York at Oswego



  • Arizona State University, 1982-
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1976-1982
  • University at Buffalo (State University of New York), 1974-1975



  • American Society for Engineering Education
    Member 2007 to present

  • Arizona Library Association 
    Member 1987 to present
    -- Conference Planning 1995-1996,1999-2003
    -- Library Automation Roundtable Chair-Elect/Chair 1994/1996
    -- Web Committee Chair 1998-2003

  • Special Libraries Association
    Member 1974 to present
    -- Arizona Chapter Secretary 1984-1985; Treasurer 1990-1992;
    -- Chemistry Division Chair 1993-1994; Conference Planning 1994; Nominations and Elections 1994-1995; Strategic Planning 2006-2010


Recent Publications:


Recent Conference Presentations:

  • "National History Day: How Libraries May Participate"  Arizona Library Association Annual Conference,  Megan Gately, Shara Forrister, and Linda Shackle, 2009
  • "Materials Properties"  Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Linda Shackle and Earl Mounts, 2006 
  • "Finding Property Data"  Special LIbraries Association Annual Conference, A. Ben Wagner and Linda Shackle, 2005
  • "What Every Librarian Should Know About Patents and Trademarks and the Customers Who Need Them" Tom Turner and Linda Shackle, Arizona Library Association Annual Conference, 2004
  • "Patents 101" Arizona Library Association Annual Conference, 2001
  • "Science Reference for the Non-Scientist" Arizona Library Association Annual Conference, Post Conference Workshop, 2000


Recent Posters:

  • "Academic Competitions Provide Service Opportunities" Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Linda Shackle and Roger Knouff, 2012
  • "Incoporating Learning Center Concepts in an Academic Library" Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Linda Shackle and Philip Konomos, 2006
  • "Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Down the Videostream" Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Linda Shackle, Matthew Harp and Philip Konomos, 2004
  • "The 24/7 Chemistry Librarian" Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, 2001