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Thomas Weissinger

Thomas Weissinger, American librarian, educator. Recipient Member, History Advisory Board, Ebsco Public, 2007.


  • Weissinger, Thomas was born on July 29, 1951 in Silver Creek, New York, United States. Son of Tom and Hattie Weissinger.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1978. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh, 1980.


    • City hall library Newark Public Library., 1980—1982. Reference library Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 1982—1985. Head john henrik clarke africana library Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1985—2001.

      African American studies bibliographer University Illinois Urbana Champaign, since 2001, associate professor African American studies, since 2003.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Advisory board member Champaign Public Library., Illinois, 2004—2007. Member of American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, Immroth award Committee, African American Libraries Section (chair, conference program planning committee 2004-2006), Association College Research Libraries (associate. Chair, african american studies librarians section since 2008).


    • Married Maryann Hunter. Children: Thomas Junior, Sandra Ellen.
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    Born July 29, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1978
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1980
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1980 - 1982
      City hall library Newark Public Library
    • 1982 - 1985
      reference library Rutgers University
      New Brunswick, Canada