Director of Libraries
Participant: Joanne Jones
Interviewer: Jennifer Rudolph
Date of Interview: August 15, 2011
Location of Interview: MCC Library , Brockton, MA
Time Period Discussed: 1970s through 2011
Project: Massasoit Community College Oral History Project
Department: Massasoit Library ARCHIVE
Length of Interview: 47:38 minutes
Description: College education, continuing education in Library Science, beginning of tenure working in Massasoit's library in in the 1980s to present as staff member and eventual Director of Libraries at Massasoit.
"If I were to build a dream library, it would have a classroom in it, seating thirty students for teaching. It would have an open lab in it instead of forty-something machines on the floor that everybody trips over in the middle of the floor. It would have quiet study areas and group study areas. It would have offices for the staff ...It would have lots of room for students; it would be bright and cheerful and have a little coffee corner, probably,"