Director Dan Barkley at the UNM General Library has been
appointed chair of the Depository Library Council (DLC). This
marks the first time an individual from New Mexico has held
the post in DLCs 30-year history.
consists of 15 individuals invited by the Public Printer of
the United States to serve three-year rotating terms. Five members
are selected annually from library, government and non-government
communities. Members of Depository Library Council advise the
Public Printer on matters relating to the Federal Depository
is an honor to be selected by my peers. It demonstrates strong
recognition of a lot of hard work in the profession. It is not
only an honor for me, but also for UNM and the library,
Wilson, director of UNM Press, has been awarded the 2002
Medal of Honor by the Cherokee Honor Society.
began his university press career in the early 1970s when he
joined the Cambridge University Press editorial staff. In 1976
he became the editor-in-chief of the University of Oklahoma
Press. He was named director of UNM Press in 1980 and during
the next two decades also served as director of Syracuse University
Press and the University Press of Colorado. In 2000, he returned
to the UNM Press to reassume the directorship.
guided more than 1,500 books into print devoted to American
Indians, such as Navajo Language, by Robert Young
and William Morgan and The Life and Art of Jerome Tiger
by Peggy Tiger and Molly Babcock.