Curriculum Vitae
Brenda S. Parris, M.L.I.S.
Albert P. Brewer Library
Calhoun Community College

Decatur, Alabama


M.L.I.S., Florida State University, 1998; Master of Library and Information Studies with emphasis in Cataloging

M.L.S., East Carolina University, 1984; Master of Library Science

B.S., Lee College, 1977; Elementary Education


Technical Services/Reference Librarian, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama, Sept. 1999-

Cataloging Librarian/Instructor, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama, Jan.-Sept. 1999.

Cataloging Librarian, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, Alabama, 1997-1998.

Network Cataloger, Library Management Network, Decatur, Alabama, 1996-1998.

Library Technical Assistant/Cataloger, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1993-1994.

Cataloging Librarian, St. Lucie County Library, Ft. Pierce, Florida, 1990-1992.

Evening Librarian, Lenoir Community College, Kinston, North Carolina, 1988-1989.

Cataloger, Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1984-1985.


Sibley, Brenda Parris. (1999) Managing the Academic Library Cataloging Department in Changing Times: A State of the Art Bibliography, ERIC Clearinghouse. Also available at:

Sibley, Brenda Parris. (1998) Cataloging Internet Resources in the Local Library and Beyond. Available at:

Parker, Brenda S. (1983) The Implementation of AACR2 in Academic Libraries. Thesis, East Carolina University.


Cataloging A to Z.

Library Links.

A Place for the Humanities.

American Poetry.


American Library Association

Alabama Library Association

Association for Collections and Technical Services


Sirsi Unicorn User's Group International Conference, Huntsville, AL, 1999.

Southern DRA User's Conference, Augusta and Savannah, GA, 1997 and 1998.

Tampa Bay Library Consortium Cataloging Workshops, Tampa, FL, 1990-1992


Alzheimer's Support Group Leader, Troy, AL, Feb.-Aug. 1999.

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk, Huntsville, AL, 1997-2004

Alzheimer's Association Member, 1994-present.


Awards and reviews for web site at
Best of HiWAAY, Best Homepage of the Year, HiWAAY Information Services, Huntsville Alabama, August 24, 1996 ; Housernet Personal Homepage of the Week, September 6, 1996 ; Los Angeles Times Pick, November 8, 1996 ; USA Today Hot Site, November 28, 1996 ; WAAY-TV (Huntsville, Alabama) Web Site of the Day, December 13, 1996 ; Featured in The Net Magazine, January 1997 ; LookSmart Editor's Choice, March 6, 1997 ; Featured on John Rody's Computer Show, KRLD Radio, March 1997 ; Librarians' Site du Jour, June 20, 1997 ; Health A to Z, Four Star Site, October 2, 1997 ; Sympatico Healthy Way Site of the Week & Best of the Web, Jan.-Feb. 1998 ; Mental Health Net Three Star Site, June 15, 1998 ; Top Ten Most Awarded Sites, January 3, 1999 ; Featured on ZD-TV's Internet Tonight show, January 15, 1999 ; Surfer's Choice Best of the Web, February 13, 1999 ; Recommended by Encyclopedia Britannica Internet Guide, February 1999 ; Superb! Over 200 Awards Website, February 21, 1999 ; Virtual Nurse Great Site Award, February 1999