Fred Heath


Fred Heath is Vice Provost of the University of Texas Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. He currently serves on the Boards of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Digital Library Federation (DLF). He has recently served as President of the ARL Board of Directors, as a member of the Advisory Board of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and as chair of the Texas Council of State University Librarians. He has served as editor of Library Administration and Management and chair of the editorial advisory board of College and Research Library News. He makes frequent presentations at national and international library and information conferences on digital libraries, LibQUAL+ and service issues, and has published extensively on library service and management issues.

He received a B.A. in History from Tulane University in 1966; his M.A. in Russian History from the University of Virginia in 1968; his M.S.L.S. from Florida State in 1972; and his Ed.D. in Education Administration from Virginia Tech in 1980.



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