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Dr. Patrick Roughen

Curriculum Vitae: Roughen-Curriculum-Vitae-2016

Assistant Professor

School of Library and Information Sciences
North Carolina Central University
Durham, North Carolina 27707
Office Phone:  919-530-5151
Email: proughen@nccu.edu



Patrick Roughen is an Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. He holds a law degree from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina, where he was awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Teaching and Research Fellowship through the Institute of Museum and Library Services. He received a B.S. Chemistry degree from Armstrong State University and obtained an MLIS from Valdosta State University. He is admitted to practice before the United State Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.

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Ph.D.- Library and Information Science –University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Juris DoctorateUniversity of Georgia Law School, Athens, Georgia.

M.L.I.S. – Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia.

Masters of Library and Information Science (School of Library and Information Studies)

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)- Armstrong State University, Savannah, Georgia.

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Professional Experience

Assistant Professor – School of Library and Information Science, (2011-Present)
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, U.S.A.

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  • LSIS 5225 – Selection and Use of Information Resources and Services(3)
  • LSIS 5230 – Humanities Resources and Services(3)
  • LSIS 5580 – Government Publications(3)

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  • Roughen, P. (2014). “Julius Rosenwald: A Review of the Literature on his Motivations and Impact in Redefining Library Service in the South.” Journal: The Southeastern Librarian.


  • Naidoo, J., Copeland, C., Curran, C., McClain, E., Montgomery, B. & Roughen, P. (2011). “A survey of microform users.” Journal: Microform and Imaging Review.


  • P. Roughen, P. Stavri. (2009). “Knowledge and design in the development of public library brand identity and innovation.” Journal: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.


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