The Gail Schlachter Financial Aid Directory Collection, 1977-2016, is a collection of financial aid guides published by Reference
Service Press that provide information of funding opportunities available for college- and graduate school-bound students
and groups of people. The Collection also includes copies of a journal edited by Gail Schlachter, Reference & User Services
Gail A. Schlachter (1943-2015) worked for more than 30 years as a librarian, administrator, educator, and publisher in the
library and information science fields. She served on professional councils, as editor of the journal "Reference and User
Services Quarterly,” and received numerous awards and recognitions for her work as well as for her publications. Schlachter
was also the founder and president of Reference Service Press, a company that focuses on developing and disseminating financial
aid resources for college and graduate students. In 2015, she was posthumously inducted into the California Library Hall of
Fame for her many contributions to the profession.
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Copyright has not been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections and Archives. All requests for
permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended
to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions
also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational
This collection is open for research.