UAM Librarian Receives Distinguished Service AwardOctober 18th, 2012 by UAM News
Helen Guenter, associate librarian at the Taylor Library and Technology Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, was recently selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Arkansas Library Association. The award has been presented annually since 1979 to recognize outstanding achievement by library professionals.
A member of the UAM staff since 1982, Guenter is the associate librarian for serials and reference at the Taylor Library. Prior to joining the UAM staff, she conducted library research for private clients, served as a public school librarian and as a full-timeconsultant to the Southeast Arkansas Educational Service Cooperative, where she established a media center with a computer catalog.
Guenter holds a bachelor of arts degree from Centenary College, a master of arts degree from Louisiana Tech University and a master of library science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dedicated to the preservation of history, Guenter has collected and loaned print publications to the Arkansas History Commission and to NA Publishing Company for conversion to microfilm. She has published in Arkansas Libraries, the Drew County Historical Journal, and in historical sections of the Arkansas and Louisiana Conference Journals of the United Methodist Church.