University of Wisconsin–Madison

Allison G. Kaplan

Faculty Associate


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EdD University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 2006.
MLS University of California, Los Angeles, 1986.
MA Dance, University of California, Los Angeles, 1986.


Areas of Interest: Public library services to children and young adults, school libraries, early literacy and early childhood education, mindfulness and children’s literature, history of children’s literature

Classes taught

LIS 620 Field Project in Library and Information Agencies
LIS 622 Children’s Literature
LIS 635 Reference and Information Service
LIS 772 Library Services to Children and Young Adults

Recent Publications

Kaplan, A. G. (2016). What to Say about RDA? School Library Connection, 1(5), 18-20, 86.

Kaplan, A. G. (2016). Catalog It! A Guide to Cataloging School Library Materials. 3rd edition. Libraries Unlimited, Santa Barbara, CA.

Kaplan, A. G. (2013). Is It Truly a Matter of “Dewey or Don’t We”? Knowledge Quest, 42(2), 46-47.

Kaplan, A. G. (2012). From Board to Cloth and Back Again. Children & Libraries. 10(3), 41-44.