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Louise Sharon Sherby

Louise Sharon Sherby, American librarian.

Background

  • Sherby, Louise Sharon was born on February 2, 1947 in Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of David and Edith (Fisher) Sherby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1969. Master of Arts in Library. Science, University Denver, 1970.

      DLS, Columbia University, 1988.

    Career

    • Adult services library Chicago Public Library., 1970-1973. Reference library Rhode Island College Library., Providence, 1973-1977, head reference library, 1977-1982. Reference library Columbia University Libraries, New York City, 1982-1987, deputy head for administration, 1987-1988.

      Assistant director for public services University Missouri-Kansas City Libraries, 1988-1996. Chief library Hunter College, New York City, since 1996. Adjunct professor University Rhode Island Graduate Library.

      School, Kingston, 1981-1982, University Missouri School Library and Information Science, 1989-1996.

    Works

    • Co-editor: Postgraduate Wodehouse: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1990, Who's Who of Nobel Prizes, 1901-1995, 1996, Who's Who of Nobel Prizes, 1901-2000, 2002. Contributor chapter to Basic Business Library., 1983, 89, 95.

    Membership

    Member American Library. Association, Association College & Research Libraries (board directors university library section 1994-1997, executive board Reference and Adult Services Division, 1991-1992, vice chair university library section 2001-2002, chair 2002-2003, past chair 2003-2004), Reference and Users Services Association (vice-chair management and operations of user services section 1996-1997, chair, 1997-1998, past chair 1998-1999), Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • father: David Sherby
    • mother: Edith (Fisher) Sherby
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    Born February 2, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Hofstra University
    • 1970
      University Denver
    • 1988
      Columbia University
    • 1970 - 1973
      Adult services library Chicago Public Library
    • 1973 - 1977
      reference library Rhode Island College Library
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1982 - 1987
      reference library Columbia University Libraries
    • 1988 - 1996
      assistant, director for public services University Missouri-Kansas City Libraries
    • 1996
      chief library Hunter College
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