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Joseph J. Branin

Joseph J. Branin, American library director. Senior fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1991. Intern Council Library. Resources Columbia University, 1984-1985. Member American Library Association (chair numerous committees), Association College & Research Libraries (editor-designate College & Research Libraries Journal, 2007-2008), Research Libraries Group (member committee).

Background

  • Branin, Joseph J. was born on March 26, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry J. and Margaret (Daley) Branin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, LaSalle College. Master of Arts in English Literature, University Pittsburgh. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh.

    Career

    • Branch library Kent State University, Salem, Ohio, 1975-1977. Assistant director libraries University Georgia, Athens, 1977-1986. Associate University library University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1986-1996.

      Dean libraries State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1996-1999. Director Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus, since 2000. Consultant libraries, private corporations, since 1985.

      1st lieutenant United States Army, 1969-1971, Germany, Vietnam.

    Works

    • Editor: various books. Contributor articles, book reviews to professional publications.

    Membership

    Intern Council Library. Resources Columbia University, 1984-1985. Member American Library Association (chair numerous committees), Association College & Research Libraries (editor-designate College & Research Libraries Journal, 2007-2008), Research Libraries Group (member committee).

    Connections

    • Married Anita Anker, October 8, 1988. Children: Kathleen, Sara.
    • father: Harry J. Branin
    • mother: Margaret (Daley) Branin
    • spouse: Anita Anker
    • children: Kathleen Branin
    • Sara Branin
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    Born March 26, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1975 - 1977
      Branch library Kent State University
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1977 - 1986
      assistant, director libraries University Georgia
      Athens, New York, United States
    • 1986 - 1996
      associate, University library University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1996 - 1999
      dean libraries State University of New York
      Stony Brook, New York, United States

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