A. Arro Smith, Ph.D.

A. Arro Smith, Ph.D., technical services manager at the San Marcos (Texas) Public Library, has been a practicing librarian for more than 25 years. He is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, including the widely read “Cataloging Heresy,” an essay that appeared in Radical Cataloging by K. R. Roberto (2008). He worked with former ALA president Dr. Loriene Roy, in a partnership between the American Library Association and the School of Information at the University of Texas, to create a national oral history program for retired and retiring librarians.