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Dr. Keith SwiggerKeith Swigger, Ph.D.

School of Library and Information Studies

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 1973, University of Iowa,
American Civilization

M.A., 1975, University of Chicago,

M.A., 1967, Indiana University,
American History

A.B., 1965, University of Chicago,
History in the Humanities

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1974-75, University of Chicago, Council on Library Resources
  • Librarian, University of Iowa, 1976-77
  • Faculty, East Texas State University (now TAMU-Commerce), 1977-81
  • Member of TWU SLIS faculty since 1981 


  • LS 5313 The College and University Library, LS 5383 Library Management, LS  5083 Foundations of Library and Information Studies


  • Dr. Swigger has published numerous articles.  His research focuses on the nature of professionalism, particularly as related to librarianship.
  • The MLS Project: An Assessment After Sixty Years.  Scarecrow Press, 2010.


  • University Library Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Management Competences Commitee, Library Leadership and Management Association

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