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0:00 - Interview introduction

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Partial Transcript: Today is Friday August 3rd, 2018 and my name is Scott Hinshaw.

0:16 - Biographical and early education information

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Partial Transcript: I'd like to start the interview by asking you about your background.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses her family, growing up in Detroit and Toronto, Canada, and her early education.

3:51 - College education and degrees

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Partial Transcript: So you came back to the States and you went to?

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses her college career at the University of Michigan, where she attained her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She also briefly discusses her MEd degree, which she attained at UNCG.

9:30 - First job at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

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Partial Transcript: Let's back up just a little bit and talk about what you did after your graduate degree.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses her first job as a Reference Librarian at the University of Nebraska at Omaha after graduating from the University of Michigan with her AMLS degree.

12:02 - Coming to UNCG

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Partial Transcript: So, I think when I was looking around for another job out of Omaha, the advertisement for this position indicated that you would run a map collection.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses applying and interviewing for the Reference Librarian job at UNCG in 1976.

Keywords: Alumni House; Dr. Ellen Winston; Greensboro, NC; Jackson Library; Librarianship; Nancy Fogarty

20:09 - Jackson Library in the late 1970s

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Partial Transcript: So, I'd like for you to tell me a little bit about what Jackson Library was like when you started.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses what Jackson library was like in the late 1970s, when she started working at UNCG.

Keywords: computing and technology; Staff

28:21 - Job duties and responsibilities

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Partial Transcript: Well, can you tell me what were your responsibilities at Jackson Library?

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses the requirements and duties of her job during her time working at Jackson Library.

Keywords: computing and technology; Jackson Library; Librarianship; maps

39:45 - Changes in library use and the library itself

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Partial Transcript: This is the perfect way to go to the next question.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses changes in the way students use the library and changes in the library itself.

Keywords: computing and technology; Jackson Library; Librarianship; Students; Teaching

44:20 - Social and cultural events on campus

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Partial Transcript: Are there any social or cultural events that took place in the library or on campus that stand out in your mind?

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses various memorable social and cultural events on campus.

Keywords: Home Economics Cafeteria; Singles Group (campus); Women's Faculty Group

48:36 - Memorable colleagues

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Partial Transcript: Well, you've worked with a number of librarians in your time at Jackson Library.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses several notable librarians she worked with in her time at Jackson Library.

Keywords: Doris Hulbert; Dr. James (Jim) Thompson; Jackson Library; Rosann Bazirjian

54:32 - What UNCG means, how it affected her life, and the future of UNCG

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Partial Transcript: Well, we're coming to the conclusions portions of this.

Segment Synopsis: Ryckman discusses how UNCG affected her life and what it means to her. She also talks about what she sees as the future of UNCG.

71:32 - Interview conclusion

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Partial Transcript: Well, I don't have any more formal questions for you.