Charles A. Julian

Department: Mary F. Shipper Library 
Title:  Associate University Librarian and Director of Library
Phone #:(304) 788-6902 
Fax #:  (304) 788-6946

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PhD – Library Science, The Florida State University
MLS – Library Science, George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University
MA – Information Studies (Social Science), University of Sheffield (England)
BA Education (English 7-12, School Librarian, K-12), Glenville State College 

University Service: 
Academic Affairs Council
Faculty Assembly Library Committee
Instructional Resources Committee


Julian, Charles A.  “John Cook Bennett and the Attempted Establishment of Wheeling University.”  Upper Ohio Valley Historical Review [In Publication].
Julian, Charles A. "How George Washington Became Civil War Spoil." (Wheeling) Sunday News-Register, July 13, 2014, p. A1, A4.  [Part of Civil War Sesquicentennial Series – Print].
Julian, Charles A. "Washington Wept Here: The Saga of a Statue's Civil War Travels." Upper  Ohio Valley Historical Review 36.1 (2013): 3-15. Print.
Julian, Charles A. "Andrew Sweeney, Ellsworth Milton Statler, Noah Linsly, and Louis Bennett, Jr." (biographical entries): p. 66, 79, 102, 109 in Legendary Locals of Wheeling. Ed. Sean Duffy and Brent Carney. Charleston (SC): Arcadia, 2013. Print.
Contributed biographical information for each entry and assisted with selected of photographs for other subjects in the book.

Research Interests:

Carnegie libraries
Copyright and intellectual property
Library information/resource access and removal of barriers
Library instruction
Local history
West Virginia history

Conference/Workshop Presentations:

“Will You Still Love Me If I Leave The Desk: Collaborative Instructional Opportunities and Challenges.” West Virginia Association of College English Teachers, October 3, 2015.

“Librarians As Knowledge Creators and Navigators: Dipping Our Toe Into Academe.”  West Virginia Library Association – Annual Conference, October 5, 2015.

“Connecting With the Teaching/Learning Process:  Creating a Syllabi Clearinghouse Database at UTM” – Presentation at West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WeTALC) – October 18, 2014, Memphis, Tennessee

“Talking About Teaching – UTM – Incorporating the MILE Program Into Freshman Year Initiative/GENS 101 Course” – Co-Presenters:  Stephanie Kolitsch and Janet Wilbert – April 7, 2015

“Don’t Make Me Think: Adopting A Student-Centric Library Philosophy.”  Keynote presentation at West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium (WeTALC) – October 12, 2013.

“Mining Your Local History Collection: Telling Your Community’s Story Using Library Resources” – Presentation at Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference – May 2, 2014.

Fun Fact:

I am a great fan of the Universal Studios horror films (1920-1950s) which featured spooky characters and lines such as “Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the Autumn moon is bright.”

Charles A. Julian