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Mark Schumacher

Biography

Raised in California and Hawaii, I studied French at Stanford University, then French and Library Science at SUNY/Buffalo, getting my MLS in 1978; I came to work at UNCG weeks later. I lived in France for about three years, ages ago toward the end of the Napoleonic Era. I have been known to play Frisbee and cheer for UNCG’s athletic teams.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Libraries’ e-mail reference service
  • Coordinate orientation programs
  • Serve as outreach person to International Programs, Cornelia Strong College, Intercollegiate Athletics, Lloyd International Honors College
  • Serve as liaison to the following academic departments: Art, Foreign Languages, Theatre, Interior Architecture, Recreation, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, International and Global Studies

Contact Information

  • (336) 334-3215
  • mark_schumacher@uncg.edu

Jackson Library
UNC Greensboro
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

Selected Publications

Articles on Wassily Kandinsky, Andre Gide, and Honore de Balzac for Research Guide to European Historical Biography (Beacham Press, 1993).

"Accuracy of reference sources: the example of Balzac," RQ, Fall 1992, pp. 26-29.

"Virginia Dare: our first librarian," North Carolina Libraries, Spring 1990, pp. 6-8.

Several translations in Beckett: the Critical Heritage, edited by Raymond Federman, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.

From 1979 to 2009, I served as abstracter for Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life, covering articles in French and English in a dozen or more journals, including Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance, Ukrainian Review, Art History, International Journal for the History of Sport, American Art, and the Hawaiian Journal of History. (In that time, I did 5550+ abstracts.)

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