Thursday, April 29, 2021

April 2021 Vlog Interview

Watch this special interview with Daria Bossman, South Dakota State Librarian. During this episode Daria reflects on her 40 plus years of library experience and offers words of wisdom for librarians. Find out what is next after her retirement!

Bossman is a forty-year veteran of librarianship. She heads a creative team of library consultants, reference and government documents staff and technical staff. Prior to joining the State Library in 2008, Bossman was the library director at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa for twelve years and previously was a Reference Librarian at Briar Cliff University.

She holds degrees from Midland Lutheran College (Fremont, Nebraska) and a MLS from Emporia State University (Emporia, Kansas). Bossman also has taken graduate level courses in management, finance, leadership and administration from the University of Nebraska, University of Iowa and South Dakota State University. Earlier in her career Bossman taught junior and senior high school English and history.

She has been married to the Bill Bossman, whom she met. They have been married for 48 years and have three grown sons and four grand-daughters ages six to 13. Currently they reside in Pierre, S.D., but plan move to the Omaha, Neb. area.

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