Helen J. Healy obituary

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Helen J. Healy

Helen J. Healy, associate professor emerita of University Libraries at Western Michigan University died July 26, in Portage, Mich. She was 76.

Helen J. Healy

Healy joined the University in 1965 as an instructor and curriculum librarian for the College of Education and retired from University Libraries in 2000 after 36 years of service.

Healy was instrumental in computerizing the first remote access to the library catalog information. She also directed the Internet Training Project, a two-year training project to help students, faculty and staff become proficient in the use of the Internet and the World Wide Web.

A lifelong resident of Kalamazoo, Healy earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from WMU.