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 +====== Sherrill Cheda ======
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 +Maiden name: Sherrill Schneider\\
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 +b. Feb. 15, 1936, Osgood, Indiana; d. June 7, 2008 Toronto ON\\
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 +===== Education: =====
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 +1958 BA University of Indiana\\
 +1963 MLS University of Indiana\\
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 +===== Positions: =====
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 +1962–1964 Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore\\
 +1964–1966 Librarian, San Francisco State College\\
 +1967 Cataloguer, University of British Columbia\\
 +1966–1969 Librarian, Simon Fraser University\\
 +1969–1973 Librarian, Indian and Eskimo Association, Toronto\\
 +1973–1978 Chief Librarian, Seneca College, Toronto\\
 +1978–1979 Chair, Applied Arts Division, Seneca College, Toronto\\
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 +===== Publications: =====
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 +Cheda, Sherrill, comp. (1974). “Women: a selected annotated bibliography.” Prepared for Women's day, Canadian Library Association Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 1974. Ottawa: Canadian Library Association.\\
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 +“The library in the political process.” (1974). [sound recording] Al Bowron, Sherrill Cheda. Moderator John Marshall. Toronto: University of Toronto, Faculty of Library Science. 2 sound cassettes.\\
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 +Cheda, Sherrill. (1974) “Women and Management: A Selective Bibliography 1970-73.” Canadian Library Journal 31, no. 1 (February): 27.\\
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 +Cheda, Sherrill. (1974) “That Special Little Mechanism.” Canadian Library Journal 31, no. 5 (October): 422–432.\\
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 +Cheda, Sherrill. (1974) “Women in the Library Profession.” Emergency Librarian 1 (June-July) 5–6: 28–32.\\
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 +Cheda, Sherrill, and Phyllis Yaffe. (1977) “Going Nowhere—CLA 1977.” Emergency Librarian 4 (July): 3–6.\\
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 +Cheda, Sherrill, Linda Fischer, Phyllis Yaffe, and Mary Ann Wasylycia-Coe. “Salary Differentials of Female and Male Librarians in Canada.” Emergency Librarian 5, no. 3 (February 1978): 3–13.\\
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 +Cheda, Sherrill. (1978) “What Libraries can do for Women’s Studies.” //Canadian Woman Studies//. 1, no. 1: 131–134).\\
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 +Marsden, Lorna R. and Sherrill Cheda. (1984). Women and management in libraries.Toronto: University of Toronto Library & Information Science Alumni Association. (Bertha Bassam lecture in librarianship, 5, 1978).\\
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 +===== Accomplishments: =====
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 +Co-founder of Emergency Librarian with Phyllis Jaffe and Barbara Clubb.\\
 +Sherrill Cheda Graduate Scholarship in Women's Studies, York University. Established in 2008 to honour Sherrill's "contributions to feminism and her dedication to making a difference."\\
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 +===== Other areas of activity: =====
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 +1979 Executive Director, Canadian Periodical Publisher's Association\\
 +1986 Ontario Ministry of Culture and Communications\\
 +1991–1995 Ontario Publishing Centre\\
 +Member, New Feminists; Columnist for Chatelaine; Registrar, Ontario Arts Council\\
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 +===== Comments: =====
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 +Described by Sandra Martin as "a feminist librarian, arts administrator, and cultural activist."\\
 +"She was convinced of her principles, strong in her views. They were important to her" - Phyllis Jaffe\\
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 +===== Sources: =====
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 +[[http://section15.ca/features/reviews/2008/09/01/emergency_librarian/|Emergency Librarian]], September 1, 2008, Frances Rooney, "Celebrating the history of a radical feminist Canadian periodical." Accessed August 15, 2013.\\
 +Walker, Susan. "[[http://www.thestar.com/news/obituaries/2008/06/10/sherrill_cheda_72_arts_activist_loved_books.html|Sherrill Cheda]], 72: Arts activist loved books." Accessed 15 August 2013.\\
 +[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherrill_Cheda|Sherrill Cheda]] Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia\\
 +"Feminism and professionalism in librarianship: an interview with Sherrill Cheda. Canadian Library Journal, 34 (1974): 520.\\
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