Tamara Blesh

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Lecturer III B - Part Time


Ed.D. Instructional Media and Technology, 1986, Boston University, Boston, MA
C.A.G.S., Instructional Media and Technology, 1981, Boston University, Boston, MA
Ed.M., School Librarianship, 1972, Boston University, Boston, MA
B.A., Art/Design, 1969, The American University, Washington, D.C.

Designing and teaching ILS 450 Global Librarianship is a part of my lifestyle of traveling, visiting libraries in the global arena, and working with diverse and multicultural populations. It not only encompasses my career as a library and technology specialist but also my interests in photography, cultures, adventure, art and design, gourmet food, organic gardening, music and other curiosities. I love animals, nature, wilderness, mountains, rocks, forests, plants, textiles, pottery & antiques. Meteor showers are a passion, as is life.

My organization, traveling librarian, provides resources and consult in establishing libraries and literacy related endeavors in remote areas of India & the Himalayas. ILS 450 reflects the intricacies of understanding and working with patrons and resources in an exchange on a global level.

Blog: http://blog.travelinglibrarian.org & http://traveling.org (both currently quite out-of-date but still interesting as a resource).

Tamara Blesh