Erlene Dudley

Associate Professor, University Library Director


Areas of Expertise:

  • Librarianship
  • Library Management
  • Cataloging
  • Library Technology
  • Academic Library Consulting


  • M.L.S., Library and Information Science, University of Washington, 1979
  • B.S., Elementary and Remedial Education, University of Buffalo, 1971

Professional Achievements:

  • William Woods University, associate professor and library director, 1993-present
  • MOBIUS, Executive Committee, 1998-99, 2008-present
  • Missouri Library Network Corporation, Board of Directors, 1996-2003
  • Missouri State Library, Summer and Winter Institutes, instructor, 1998-2009
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, adjunct faculty, 1991-1995


  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Missouri Library Association
  • Missouri Association of College and Research Libraries


  • “A Study of the Review Literature for Electronic Technologies,” prepared by the Computer-Based Methods and Resource Committee, Collection Development and Evaluation Section, RASD, American Library Association. RQ, v.32, no. 1, Fall 1992: 37-47
  • “The Washington Library Network Automated Authority Control System,” Library and Information Technology Association. National Conference (1st : 1983 : Baltimore, MD) Chicago: American Library Association, 1984.