Judith C. Russell
|Judith C. Russell|
December 31, 1944 |
West Point, NY
|Institutions||University of Florida|
|Alma mater||Catholic University of America|
|Known for||Being the Dean of the George A. Smathers Library System at the University of Florida; Being the first woman and the second librarian Superintendent of Documents|
Judith C. Russell (born 1944) is the current Dean of University Libraries at the University of Florida. She is the first Dean of the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, with the position elevated to the Dean rank from a directorship to reflect the increased importance of the libraries and information for the University of Florida. She has held this position since May 2007. 
Superintendent of Documents at the U.S. Government Printing Office
Prior to her position at the University of Florida, Russell served as the 22nd Superintendent of Documents at the U.S. Government Printing Office from 2003-2007. It was her responsibility to provide public access to Government information published by the U.S. Congress, Federal agencies and the Federal courts. As the Superintendent of Documents, she was responsible for a staff of 220 employees with an annual budget of $70 million. From 1998-2003 she served as the deputy director for the U. S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS).
- Bachelor's degree from the Dunbarton College of the Holy Cross
- Master's degree in library science from Catholic University of America
- Meeting the Information Needs of the American People: Past Actions and Future Initiatives
- "Judith C. Russell Becomes First Female Superintendent of Documents"
- Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF) .
- "New Dean of Libraries Begins Tenure May 1st"
- "Judy Russell – Recognition of Service October 2006" Archived 2008-10-05 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Superintendent of Documents, Judy Russell, to Retire Early in 2007" Archived 2008-11-08 at the Wayback Machine.; "Superintendent of Documents Russell to retire"; and "Speeches of the Superintendent of Documents, Judith Russell" Archived 2008-08-29 at the Wayback Machine.
- A Message From Our Dean
- University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
- Works by or about Judith C. Russell in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
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