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Joyce Shaw Receives USM Excellence in Librarianship Award (People in the News)

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 8:13 AM | Anonymous

Joyce M. Shaw received the USM Excellence in Librarianship award in May 2022.

Joyce M. Shaw (MA, MLIS) is Head of Gunter Library at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (School of Ocean Science and Engineering) and a Southern Miss University Libraries professor. Since 2011, she has hosted the popular public program, GCRL Science Café.

In 2012, she co-authored “Ocean Springs,” a part of the Images of American series.

She is chair of the Mississippi Library Association Special Libraries Section and Atmospheric Science Librarians International, a member of the executive board of the USM-AAUP chapter, and a new member of the Gulf Coast Faculty Council. She is a Past-President and current member of the Rotary Club of Ocean Springs and an associate member of the North Bay Civitan Club. Over the last 26 years at Gunter Library, she has mentored 18 undergraduate students, 7 graduate students, and 2 tenure track librarians. She enjoys volunteering and collecting Matchbox and Hot Wheels toy work vehicles, especially concrete mixers.



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