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Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy

Associate Professor

School of Library and Information Sciences
North Carolina Central University
Durham, North Carolina 27707

Phone: (919) 530-6485
FAX : (919) 530-6401
E-mail: pbracy@wpo.nccu.edu


Education

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Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina; 1989 – present
  • Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina; 1981 – 1989
  • Visiting Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina; 1993, 1994
  • Instructor, School of Library and Information Science, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; 1979 – 1981
  • School Media Specialist, Pittsburgh Board of Education, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 1971 – 1975

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Professional Affiliation

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Honors and Awards

  • Annette Lewis Phinazee Award, 1996
  • North Carolina Library Association Round Table for Ethnic Minority Concerns Roadbuilders’ Award, 1995
  • North Carolina Central University Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994
  • North Carolina Central University Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1987
  • Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society

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Professional Interests

  • Children’s and Young Adult Library Services
  • Children’s and Young Adult Resources and Materials and Literature
  • Ethnic Materials for Children and Young Adults
  • School Media Librarianship
  • Intellectual Freedom and Censorship

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Publications

  • “The Status of the Teaching of Children’s and YA Literature and Services in Schools of Library and Information Science.” With Susan Steinfirst. Journal of Education in Library and Information Science 37 (Summer 1996): 229-224
  • “Discovered in North Carolina: An Overview of Research Related to School Library media Programs.” North Carolina Libraries 54 (Spring 1996): 9-18.
  • “The Nature of the Readers’ Advisory Transaction in Children’s and Young Adult reading.” Kenneth Shearer, ed. Guiding the Reader to the Next Book: Research and Reflection. Neal-Shuman, 1996: 21-43.
  • “Confirmed by the Research: There IS Sex in the Library!” North Carolina Libraries 53 (Summer 1995): 51-55.

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