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Frederick Warren Stoss

Frederick Warren Stoss, American librarian, educator.


  • Stoss, Frederick Warren was born on August 12, 1950 in Gloversville, New York, United States. Son of Dayton Robert and Katherine Gretchen (Ruzicka) Stoss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Hartwick College, 1972. Master of Science in Zoology, State University of New York, Brockport, 1974. Master of Library Science, Syracuse University, 1982.


    • Technology research associate University Rochester Medical Center, New York, 1974—1978. Research associate Syracuse Research Corporation, 1978—1982. Library director Center for Environmental Information, Rochester, 1982—1990.

      Research associate University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1990—1996. Science library University Buffalo, since 1996. Laboratory instructor University Rochester, 1975—1978.

      Adjunct lecturer Syracuse University, 1983—1985. Visiting lecturer University Buffalo, 1997—2002, adjunct faculty department library information studies, since 2006. Member editorial advisory board Environment Abstracts, since 1988, Electronic Green Journal, since 1990, Counterpoise, 1999—2005.


    • Associate editor: Information Resources in Toxicology, 2001.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    President Seth Green chapter Trout Unlimited, Rochester, 1989—1990. Member speakers bureau Susquahanna River Basin Commission, since 2005. Member panel on environment Rochester Democratic and Chronicle Readers, 2005—2007.

    Member Lutheran Campus Ministry Board Rochester Institute of Technology, since 2006. Member of American Library Association (chair task force on the environment 1995-1999, coordinator social responsibilities round table 1999—2002, team trainer Libraries Build Sustainable Communities Team 1999—2002, co-chair since 2002, OLOS advisory committee 2003-2006, STS/Association of College and Research Libraries continuing education subcommittee co-chair 2005-2007, publication committee since 2005, committee on legislation subcommittee federal libraries 2006-2008, chair, homeless & poor subcommittee), National Eagle Scout Associate, Society Fraternity Huntwick College (treasurer 1969-1979, president 1970-1972), North America Association Environmental Education (non-formal environmental education guidelines trainer), New York State Outdoor Education Association, Special Libraries Association (chair environmental information division 1988, president Southern Appalachian chapter 1994-1995, Outstanding Division Member award, Environmental Resource Management division, Environment and Resource Management Division 1994), National Science Teachers Association, New York Library. Association, State University of New York Library.

    Association, Sierra Club (chair environmental education committee 2001-2006), Alpha Delta Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Biological, Sigma Xi (Outstanding Graduate Research award 1974).



    Fly fishing, nature photography.


    • Married Dorothy Katherine Holderle, August 24, 1974. 1 child Kaeti Elizabeth.
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    Born August 12, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Hartwick College
    • 1974
      State University of New York
    • 1982
      Syracuse University
    • 1974 - 1978
      Technology research associate, University Rochester Medical Center
      New York, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      research associate, Syracuse Research Corporation
    • 1982 - 1990
      library director, Center for Environmental Information
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1990 - 1996
      research associate, University Tennessee
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1996
      science library University Buffalo