Eric Wedig



Eric Wedig


Chief Bibliographer, Social Sciences, Government Publications and Jewish Studies


(504) 865-5644


Chief Bibliographers


The Chief Bibliographer for Social Sciences, Government Publications and Jewish Studies is responsible for the acquisition of books, periodicals and research materials for the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library in the following academic areas; Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology and Jewish Studies.  The Chief Biblographer is also the principal Library Liaison to the academic departments in the social sciences, Jewish Studies and selects material for the government publications collection.

Degrees & Professional Certifications

MLIS, Louisiana State University, 1983

BA, History, University of Dallas, 1976

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association

Association of College and Research Libraries

     University Libraries Section

Louisiana Library Association

Louisiana Library Association

     Government Documents Roundtable


Professional Activities

"Damage to a Depository Collection", Presentation at the Depository Library Conference, October 2007, Washington, D.C.

Presentation with Lance Query to AALL Conference in New Orleans, Summer 2006 concerning damage to Howard-Tilton Memorial Library during Hurricane Katrina.

Professional Interests

Interested in the future of the depository library program, particularly in Louisiana, and will work with the Louisiana Depository Library Council regarding the the makeup of selective academic depositories in Louisiana.

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