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Fred Jay Gitner

Fred Jay Gitner, American library administrator. Decorated chevalier Ordre des Palmes Académiques (France). Member American Library Association, Public Library. Association, International Relations Round Table, New York Library. Association, American Association Teachers French.

Background

  • Gitner, Fred Jay was born on November 28, 1951 in New York City. Son of Stanley and Sonia (Auerbach) Gitner.

  • Education

    • AB, Hamilton College, 1973. Master of Arts, Middlebury College, 1976. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant manager Christopher P. Stephens Bookseller, New York City, 1975-1976. Library French Institute/Alliance Française, 1976-1984, library director, 1984-1994. Special collections library New York Academy Medicine, 1995.

      Assistant head New Americans Program Queens Borough Public Library., Jamaica, New York, 1996—2004, coordinator, 2004—2005, New American Program and Special Services, since 2006.

    Works

    • Editor: Medical Trade Catalogs at the New York Academy of Medicine Library., 1995. Joint editor, contributor: Bridging Cultures: Ethnic Services in the Libraries of New York State.

      , 2001. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Public Library. Association, International Relations Round Table, New York Library. Association, American Association Teachers French.

    Personality

    Interests

    Breweriana collecting, theater, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • father: Stanley Gitner
    • mother: Sonia (Auerbach) Gitner
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    Born November 28, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Hamilton College
    • 1976
      Middlebury College
    • 1975
      Rutgers University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Assistant, manager Christopher P. Stephens Bookseller
    • 1995
      special collections library New York Academy Medicine
    • 1996 - 2004
      assistant, head New Americans Program Queens Borough Public Library
      New York, United States
    • 2006
      assistant, head New Americans Program Queens Borough Public Library
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