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Russell Taylor featured at BYU devotional Oct. 26

Russell Taylor of University Libraries will present the Brigham Young University campus devotional Tuesday, Oct. 26, in the Marriott Center at 11:05 a.m. His speech is titled “The Gardener of Gethsemane.”

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and at Visit and for rebroadcast and archive information.

Taylor is the supervisor of Reference Services and department chair of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the Harold B. Lee Library, where he has been employed since 1999. Prior professional work includes 15 years in corporate public affairs; three years as assistant curator of Special Collections at BYU; temporary positions as a reference librarian at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., and Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, Minn.; and a position as a contract library cataloger for Advanced Information Consultants in Minneapolis, Minn.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in library science from BYU and a juris doctorate from Syracuse University. His education and work have taken him to New York, Connecticut, Virginia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Minnesota.

For more information, contact Russell Taylor at (801) 422-2932 or

Writer: Philip Volmar


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