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Tony Stankus

Tony Stankus, American librarian, educator. Named Crusader of Year, Holy Cross Club of Greater Worcester, Massachusetts, 2006, Special Library of the Year, Rhode Island Chapter Special Libraries Association, 2007; recipient Distinguished Alumnus award, University Rhode Island, 1992, Chair's award, Bio-Medical & Life Sciences Division Special Libraries Association, 2009, Keystone award, University Arkansas Libraries, 2010.


  • Stankus, Tony was born on March 9, 1951 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank and Anna Elfrieda Stankus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Modern Foreign Languages summa cum laude, College Holy Cross, Worcester, 1973. Master of Library Science, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1975.


    • Science library College Holy Cross, 1974—2007. Adjunct professor, specialized librarianship University Rhode Island, 1982—2007. Life science library, professor & coordinator of science libraries University Arkansas, Fayetteville, since 2007.

      President Rhode Island Chapter of Special Libraries Association, Kingston, 2006—2007. Director Bio-Medical & Life Sciences Division Special Libraries Association, Alexandria, Virginia, 2007—2009, blogmaster, since 2007. Secretary Bio-Medical, Alexandria, since 2009.

      Editor-in-chief Science & Technology Libraries Journal, Philadelphia, since 2009.


    • Editor: (book) Biographies of Scientists for Sci-Tech Libraries: Adding Faces to the Facts, Science Librarianship at America's Liberal Arts Colleges, Scientific & Clinical Literature for the Decade of the Brain. Author: Special Format Serials & Issues, Electronic Expectations: Science Journals on the Web. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Fellow: Special Libraries Association (secretary & blogmaster, bio-medical & life science division 2007, Rose Vormelker award 2005).



    Cooking, movies, fishing, art, reading.


    • Married Christine Loring Souvaine, December 29, 2007.
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    Born March 9, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      College Holy Cross
    • 1975
      University Rhode Island
    • 1974 - 2007
      Science library College Holy Cross
    • 1982 - 2007
      adjunct professor