School of Library and Information Studies
Ph.D., 1997, Texas Womanís University
M.L.S., 1991, Texas Womanís University
- Associate Professor, Texas Womanís University
- Assistant Professor, Texas Womanís University
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Texas Womanís University
- Associate Consultant, Providence Associates Inc.
- Adjunct Faculty, Texas Womanís University
- Masterís level courses: LS 5013 Information Storage and Retrieval, LS 5003 Collection Development, LS 5303 Public Libraries, LS 5643 Literacy Programs, LS 5513 Online Information Retrieval, LS 5813 Information Professions, LS 5383 Library Management
- Doctoral level courses: LS 6723 Critical Inquiry, LS 6733 Action Research, LS 6373 Research and Issues in Library Information Systems
- Advises an average of 129 MLS students each semester
- Received International Beta Phi Mu Excellence Award, 2005
- Named Outstanding TWU COPE Professor, 2004
- Named Outstanding COPE Research Advisor 2003
- Co-presenting with Dr. Lee at ALISE 2006
- Award feature in American Libraries Sept 2005
- Dr. Akin has been the author or co-author of more than twenty published articles including:
- Akin, Lynn, and Donna MacKinney. 2004. Autism, Children and Libraries: The 3 Rís: Repetition, Routine, and Redundancy. Children and Libraries 1, no. 2: 57-63.
- Akin, Lynn . 2004. Project LEAD Final Report. IMLS final grant evaluation. Available at http://lasso.woodstock.edu/uc_project/preport.lasso.
- Ross , Virginia and Lynn Akin. 2003. Texas Public Libraries and Children with Learning Disabilities. Public Library Quarterly 21, no. 4: 9-18.
- TWU Graduate Council 2005- , TWU Faculty Senate 2002 Ė 04.
- Censorship and Free Speech in the Public Domain. 2003. Panel Representative, Lyceum Series, Montgomery College , Performing Arts Theater, February 27, 2003, Conroe, Texas.
- ALA. ASCLA. 2002-2004. Standards Subcommittee for Library Services for People with Mental Illness.
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