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Ruth Goldring Balkin

Ruth Goldring Balkin, American law librarian, consultant.


  • Balkin, Ruth Goldring was born on July 4, 1951 in Oceanside, New York, United States. Daughter of John C. and Ethel Ann (Pasternack) Goldring.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, State University of New York, Albany, 1973. Master of Arts, University Connecticut, 1976.


    • Teaching assistant University Connecticut, Storrs, 1973-1975. Senior library clerk Rochester (New York ) Public Library., 1978-1979. Private practice consultant Rochester, 1978-1986.

      Partner Balkin Library. Management Services, since 1986. Member law libraries advisory board Clark Boardman Callaghan, since 1987.


    • Editor: Off the Shelf, since 1985. Writer Daily Record column. Reviewer Glanville's Law Books in Review, since 1994.


    Member American Library Association, American Association Law Libraries, Association Law Libraries Upstate New York (membership committee 1987-1989), Special Library. Association, Rochester Women's Network, National Association Women Business Owners (board directors Rochester chapter 1990-1994, secretary 1993-1994), Women Business Owners I (coordinator), Cercle Francais (coordinator Rochester chapter since 1985).



    French language, literature and culture, reading, travel.


    • Married Alan G. Balkin, May 18, 1975.
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    Born July 4, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      State University of New York
    • 1976
      University Connecticut
    • 1973 - 1975
      Teaching assistant, University Connecticut
    • 1978 - 1979
      senior, library clerk Rochester (New York ) Public Library
    • 1978 - 1986
      private practice, consultant Rochester
    • 1986
      partner, Balkin Library Management Services