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 ====== Adèle Languedoc ====== ====== Adèle Languedoc ======
  
-b. 1904, Outremont, ​Que.; d. 1993 (December ​25), Ottawa, ON.+b. 1904, Outremont, ​QC; d. Dec. 25, 1993, Ottawa, ON\\
  
 ===== Education: ===== ===== Education: =====
  
-BA 1929 (McGill); Library Diploma 1929 (McGill); BLS.1946 (Columbia)+BA 1929 (McGill); Library Diploma 1929 (McGill); BLS.1946 (Columbia)\\
  
 ===== Positions: ===== ===== Positions: =====
  
-|1929-1936\\ |Cataloguer, McGill University Library\\ ​| +1929-1936 Cataloguer, McGill University Library\\ 
-|1936-1945\\ |Program Officer, McLennan Travelling Libraries Program (Program Director, 1940-1945)\\ ​| +1936-1945 Program Officer, McLennan Travelling Libraries Program (Program Director, 1940-1945)\\ 
-|1946-1950\\ |Librarian, American Relief for France\\ ​| +1946-1950 Librarian, American Relief for France\\ 
-|1951-1964\\ |Accessions Librarian, Canadian Bibliographic Centre (became the National Library of Canada in 1953)\\ ​| +1951-1964 Accessions Librarian, Canadian Bibliographic Centre (became the National Library of Canada in 1953)\\ 
-|1964-1969\\ |Assistant National Librarian, National Library of Canada\\ ​| +1964-1969 Assistant National Librarian, National Library of Canada\\ 
-|1970-1978\\ | Part-time Cataloguer, Pamphlets Collection, Public Archives of Canada ​|+1970-1978 Part-time Cataloguer, Pamphlets Collection, Public Archives of Canada\\ 
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 +~~COMPLEX_TABLES~~\\
  
 ===== Publications:​ ===== ===== Publications:​ =====
  
-Languedoc, Adèle (1968). Centenary gifts to Canada'​s National Library. Ontario Library Review, v. 52, no. 3, 139-141.+Languedoc, Adèle (1968). Centenary gifts to Canada'​s National Library. Ontario Library Review, v. 52, no. 3, 139-141.\\
  
 ===== Accomplishments:​ ===== ===== Accomplishments:​ =====
  
-When hired to work at the Canadian Bibliographic Centre in 1951, there were three librarians but no books. Along with Martha Shepard and Jean Lunn, she was referred to as a founding mother. She developed the Canadiana acquisitions program and Canadian Authors File and was well-respected for her detective work in tracking down Canadian publications and Canadian authors, especially French-language authors. A keen  ​traveler, she went to Sweden in the 1960s as a member of the Canadian delegation to a Unesco seminar on libraries. She also traveled to Tunisia and Algeria as a library advisor, helping them to expand their national library services under a Ford Foundation grant. Following her retirement as Assistant National Librarian in 1969, she worked part-time cataloguing a special collection of pamphlets for the Public Archives of Canada.+When hired to work at the Canadian Bibliographic Centre in 1951, there were three librarians but no books. Along with Martha Shepard and Jean Lunn, she was referred to as a founding mother. She developed the Canadiana acquisitions program and Canadian Authors File and was well-respected for her detective work in tracking down Canadian publications and Canadian authors, especially French-language authors. A keen traveler, she went to Sweden in the 1960s as a member of the Canadian delegation to a Unesco seminar on libraries. She also traveled to Tunisia and Algeria as a library advisor, helping them to expand their national library services under a Ford Foundation grant. Following her retirement as Assistant National Librarian in 1969, she worked part-time cataloguing a special collection of pamphlets for the Public Archives of Canada.\\
  
 ===== Sources: ===== ===== Sources: =====
  
-Bédard, Francine. "[[http://​web.archive.org/​liveweb/​http://​epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/​100/​202/​301/​bulletin_nlc/​2000/​no6/​07e.htm|A Library Without ​Books  ​Acquisitions 1950-1953]]," BulletinNational Library of Canada, 32:6 (June 2000). ​Accessed Sept. 9, 2013. +Bédard, Francine. "A Library Without ​Books Acquisitions 1950-1953." ​In Bulletin ​of the National Library of Canada, 32:6 (June 2000).\\ 
- +Hampton, Edna. At Last, Time for Reading, Globe and Mail, April 2, 1969.\\ 
-Hampton, Edna. At Last, Time for Reading, Globe and Mail, April 2, 1969. +Library and Archives Canada. Celebrating Women'​s Achievements. [[http://​www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/​women/030001-1355-e.html|Adèle de Guerry Languedoc]] Accessed ​August ​9, 2013.\\
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-Sylvestre, GuySpeech ​[[http://​web.archive.org/​web/​20120826002810/​http://​www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/​50th/012009-224-e.html|The National Library'​s 50th Anniversary]]Accessed ​Sept. 9, 2013.+
  
-Library and Archives Canada. Celebrating Women'​s Achievements. [[http://​www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/​women/​030001-1355-e.html|Adèle de Guerry Languedoc]] Accessed August 9, 2013. 
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