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Jerome Harold Yavarkovsky

Jerome Harold Yavarkovsky, university librarian emeritus. License public library. Member of Media Grid (foundation co-chair, library technical working group since 2008).

Background

  • Yavarkovsky, Jerome Harold was born on May 12, 1940 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1960. Master of Science in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962. Master Library. Science, Columbia University, 1971.

    Career

    • Administrative specialist Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1963-1964. Systems analyst J.C. Penney Company, New York City, 1965-1967. Technical consultant Auerbach Associates, 1967-1968.

      Head programming Columbia University, 1969-1971, chief systems, 1971-1972, assistant university library, 1972-1983. Dean libraries Adelphi University, Garden City, 1983-1985. Director New York State Library., Albany, 1985-1995.

      University library Boston College, Chestnut Hill, 1995—2008. Interim executive director Boston Library. Consortium, 2009—2010.

    Major achievements

    • License public library.

    Membership

    Member of Media Grid (foundation co-chair, library technical working group since 2008).
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    Born March 12, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1960
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1962
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1971
      Columbia University
    • 1963 - 1964
      Administrative specialist, Bell Laboratories
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      systems analyst, J.C. Penney Company
    • 1967 - 1968
      technical consultant, Auerbach Associates
    • 1969 - 1971
      head, programming Columbia University
    • 1971 - 1972
      head, programming Columbia University
    • 1983 - 1985
      dean libraries Adelphi University
      Garden City, New York, United States
    • 1985 - 1995
      director, New York State Library
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1995 - 2008
      university library Boston College
      Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
    • 2009 - 2010
      interim executive, director Boston Library Consortium
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