Medal of the Order of Australia - OAM 2011
Taken from Kosa, G.A. (Ed.). 1990. Biographical Dictionary of Australian Librarians, p. 215.
Store, Ronald Edward BA Dip Ed BEd MLS ALAA. Principal librarian (advanced education) James Cook University of North Queensland Townsville. Born 4 January 1941 Townsville Queensland, son of Mark Hill and Elizabeth (Bower) Store, married Carmel Ann Wilson, 1 daughter. Education: Townsville Grammar School Queensland, University of Queensland Brisbane BA 1962 DipEd 1963 BEd 1967, University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada MLS 1977. Positions: College of Townsville graduate assistant 1968-70, Townsville Teachers College librarian 1970-74, Townsville College of Advanced Education principal librarian 1974-81, present 1982-. Membership: LAA associate (North Queensland Regional Group president 1978), SQAL, ACE. Awards: Stanley and Rose Arkley Award in Childrens Literature University of British Columbia.