Pauline Ditala Manaka

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Research Librarian: Anthropology & Sociology

B.Bibl. (Bachelor of Bibliography), Fort Hare University, South Africa, 1976, Library Science
M.L.S., Atlanta University, 1978, Library Science
M.A., Atlanta University, 1982, Political Science

Phone: (949) 824-4969

University of California, Irvine
144 Langson Library
Mail Code: 8100
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Information Literacy, K-20; Political Economy of Race & Class; Globalization, Gender & Africa; South Africa
Academic Distinctions
Full Bright Scholar, US-South Africa International Student Exchange Program, 1976-1977
April, 1995 Recieved Electronic Initative Award with Sylvia Goldberg
June 1992 & July 1992 with Angela Yang: Awarded $8000 to evaluate the African American & Asian American Collection as part of the preliminary work to establish the academic Programs at UCI.
UC Irvine Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Bibliography for: Lucius Barker June 3, 2004
Manaka, Pauline , & Pamela Snelson. "My First Year Student is Your Senior," ACRL News 65 (8): 430 September, 2004
UC Irvine Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Bibliography for: Barbara Yngvesson April 9, 2003.
"ASSIA: Applied Social Science Index & Abstracts: A critical Review. ANSS Currents, vol. 17, #2, November 2002. p3
UC Irvine Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Bibliography for: Karen S. Newman February 19, 2002.
"The Teaching Levels of Reference Service: A Statistical Representation with ROUMIANA KATZARKOV. A Poster Session IFLA 2001 (#39)
UC Irvine Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Bibliography for: William A. Gamson January 9, 2001.
Annual Conference Program Committee Chair with Elizabeth Housewright. Librarians aRe Us: images & realities, 8th CARL Conference, Long Beach California 2000.
Annual Conference Evaluation with Ruth Gutstafson. The Future is Now: Academic Libraries at the Crossroads of the Millenia, 7th CARL Conference, Asilomar, California 1999.
"Social Informatics and Critical Race Theory: Debating Reference Services Librarians. In: The Information Age." Paper presented at the 4th National Black Caucus of the American Library Association conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada from August 19-23, 1999.
Annual Conference Evaluation: Collaborative Adventures, Collaborative Efforts: Academic Libraries in Partnerships with Martha Smith 6th CARL Conference, Long Beach California 1998.
"Informatics and Diversity: whose doing that? A UCI Case Study" A presentation for the LAUC-I Cultural Diversity Committee with Daniel Tsang and Michael Gorman at the UCI Main Library, June 5, 1998 from 12:30-3:30.
“LAUC-I Sponsors an Affirmative Action Program” Library Items. XXXVII, no 17, Sept. 23, 1996. P3-4.
“BCALA Sets the Agenda for African American Librarians in the 21st Century” Against the Grain v4 #3, 1992. P17-18.
"Divestment and the American Library Association." Library Journal 112 (June 15, 1986): 7.
Professional Societies
American Library Association, 1986-
Association of Research Librarians (ACRL), 1986- Anthopology & Sociology Section (ANSS) Member, 2000-2005; Committee Founding Member, AASL/ACRL Information Literacy, 2003-2005; ANSS Nominations Committee , 2004-2005; ANSS Program Planning Committee, 2003-2005
American Anthropological Association, 2003-
American Sociological Association, 2003- Member, Cooperative Initiative Committee of the Section on Teaching and Learning
Librarian Association - U. C. Irvine, Chair 2002/2003; LAUC Nominations Committee Member 2004-2005
Other Experience
Senior Associate Librarian/Lecturer
California State Univ, Hayward 1988—1989

Anthropology & Sociology Bibliographer
University of California, Irvine 1990—2005

Research Center
Editoral Board Memberhips - Public Affairs Information Services Advisory Board, 2000-2005; King-Luthuli Peace Library, Jhb, S.Africa 2003-2005
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