Jim Carmichael has edited an issue of Libraries and the Cultural Record on American Libraries in the Great Depression. He also has an essay in the upcoming second edition of Ellen Greenblatt’s Gay and Lesbian Library Service (which is now titled LGBTQIA Library Service).
Jim Carmichael will be the keynote speaker at the Georgia Library Association meeting in Conyers, Georgia in January. GLA President Carol Stanley (MLIS, UNCG, ’88) invited Carmichael to speak on Georgia Library History, his research specialty. Carmichael received the 1992 Franklin Garrett Award for best article in Atlanta History: A Journal of Georgia and the South, the official journal of the Atlanta Historical Society (now Atlanta History Museum).
Carmichael is also editing a special issue of Libraries and the Cultural Record (the current title of The Journal of Library History) on “Libraries and Librarians in the Great Depression, 1929-1941” to be published in 2011.