Ed in Corvallis, 2004

--Edward H. Teague

Ed Teague has been head of the Architecture and Allied Arts Library, University   of Oregon, since February, 2001.  In addition to his role as a department chair at  the UO  Libraries, he serves as subject specialist for architectural programs associated with the university's School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

His work experience includes employment at N.C. State University (Head, Design Library, 2000), the University of Florida (Head, Architecture and Fine Arts Library, 1984-2000), the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Head, Reference Unit, 1980-84), Valdosta State University (1978-80), and internship with the Art Library, UNC-Chapel Hill (1977-78).

He was educated at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (B.F.A. Art, M.S.L.S. Library Science) and the University of Georgia (M.A. Art History) where his thesis explored the creative relationship between artists Jackson Pollock and Stanley William Hayter.

Creative works include the books World Architecture Index (selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title, 1991), Index to Italian Architecture , and Henry Moore: Bibliography and Reproductions Index . He was the founding editor of Arts Reference Services Quarterly.  He has also published several articles and numerous book reviews.  His chapter, "Portrait for the Librarian: Bibliographic Instruction for Students in Discipline," in Conceptual Frameworks for Bibliographic Education : Theory into Practice (Libraries Unlimited, 1987), was the first to explore the special needs and approaches required to instruct design students in finding information. Ed's web publications include extensive visual surveys of the architecture of the University of Florida (UF Builds) and the architecture and outdoor sculpture of the University of Oregon. Currently, he is Visual Arts editor of Resources for College Libraries, the online successor to Books for College Libraries.

In 1995, Ed served as president of the Art Libraries Society of North America, the largest international organization devoted to arts librarianship.  He has also served as chair of ARLIS/NA's Northwest and Southeast chapters among other roles with that organization. A member of the American Library Association , Ed chaired the Arts Section of the Assocation of College and Research Libraries in 2003.  He currently serves as vice-president of the Pacific Rim Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

Contact Information:
Ed Teague <ehteague@uoregon.edu>
205C Lawrence Hall
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-1954

Updated 26 May 2006