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Bill Parton
Library Director
Bill has been the library director since 1990. Before coming to Tech, Bill was the university librarian at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas and the associate director of the Waco-McLennan County Library in Waco, Texas. He holds a bachelor of music degree in music theory from the University of Houston and a master of librarianship from the University of Washington. Bill's professional and research interests include library management and administration, emerging technologies, and reference & user services. Bill serves on a number of committees, both campus and professional, and he is the advisor chair for Phi Theta chapter of Alpha Phi Omega.
Bill pursues a number of interests in his spare time. He is an active musician and a published writer. He has written four humorous one-act plays based on Old Testament stories, "Angels, Arks, and Patriarchs," which has been produced several times in Russellville and other communities. Bill plays trumpet in and around Russellville in jazz bands, his church, and in the pit orchestra for the summer community theatre musicals. He is an avid movie buff (especially film classics), enjoys Sudoku and other puzzles, is a fan of college football & basketball, and is active in All Saints Episcopal Church of Russellville.

Contact
Office: RPL 104
Phone: (479) 968-0417
Fax: (479) 964-0559
email: wparton@atu.edu


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