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Sarah L Johnson

Professor of Library Services, Head of Collection Management (Interim), Bibliographer for Economics & Mathematics/Computer Science

Office: - Booth Library
Phone: 217-581-7551
Email: sljohnson2@eiu.edu
Website: http://works.bepress.com/sarah_johnson/


M.I.L.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1994.
M.A., Linguistics, The Ohio State University, 1992.
B.A., French, Drew University, 1991.

Professional Organizations

Book Review Editor, Historical Novels Review (the quarterly magazine of the Historical Novel Society), 2000-present.
Freelance Reviewer, Booklist, 2005-present.
Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa Association of East Central Illinois, 2007-present.


Readers' advisory for historical fiction
Library careers and employment


Johnson, Sarah L. Historical Fiction II: A Guide to the Genre. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
Johnson, Sarah L. Historical Fiction: A Guide to the Genre. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2005.
Nesbeitt, Sarah, and Rachel Singer Gordon. The Information Professional's Guide to Career Development Online. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2002.

Conference Presentations

Sarah L. Johnson, Janice Derr, and Pamela Ferrell. "Creating a Culture of Reading: Readers' Advisory in the Academic Library." Illinois Library Association conference. Peoria, IL. Oct. 22, 2015.

Sarah L. Johnson. "A Quick Journey Through Historical Fiction Covers and Trends." Historical Novel Society 6th North American Conference. Denver, CO. Jun. 27, 2015.

Sarah L. Johnson. "Past Perfect: An Introduction to Historical Fiction."  EIU Academy of Lifelong Learning, June 16, 2015.

Other Professional Accomplishments:

Louis Shores Award (book reviewing), Reference & User Services Division, American Library Association (2012)
Library Journal Mover & Shaker (2006)

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