Weiner, Rob 2018-10-12

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This interview features Rob Weiner as he discusses his path to an academic career at the Texas Tech Library. In this interview, Rob describes his interest in working for a library and then delves deeper to explain how he became a teacher in the honors college and some of his classes.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Rob Weiner

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: October 12, 2018

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 02:04:28 (2 hours 4 minutes)


Background information; The importance of music in his life; Childhood influences that impacted him in academia; Aligning interests with degrees/career; Master’s in Library Science; Experiences at Mahon Library, publications, teaching at the Honors College; Anecdotes of different situations that occurred; Highlights of his publications; Working with Rob Peaslee, dreams, ideas; Desire to focus on teaching; other details of academic career; His love for prairie dogs and living with prairie dogs; Rescuing domesticated prairie dogs

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/362139

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