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John Brian Sheridan

John Brian Sheridan, American librarian. Fellow University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1972; recipient Ward medal in Latin, City College of New York, 1970; Regents scholar, City College of New York, 1965-1969.


  • Sheridan, John Brian was born on August 20, 1947 in New York City. Son of John Bernard and Margaret Ann (Hefferon) Sheridan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Classics, City College of New York, 1970. Master of Arts in Classical Studies, Indiana University, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1973.


    • Cataloguer, acquisitions librarian Kearney (Nebraska) State College, 1973-1975. Head technical services Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1975-1977. Head librarian Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1977-1984, The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, since 1984.

      Chairman Colorado Council of Academy Librarians, 1987-1988.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Commissioner Environmental Improvement Commission, Lexington, 1978-1981. Coach Colorado Springs Youth Soccer and Basketball Association, 1984-1992. Board directors North End Homeowners Association, Colorado Springs, 1985-1990, president, 1988-1990.

    Advisory committee Lulac National Educational Services Center, since 1991. Member Balbas Bandeleros Riding Club. Member American Library Association (councilor 1987-1991, secretary social responsibilities roundtable 1984-1985, chairman 1985-1986), Colorado Library.

    Association (president College and University division 1992-1994), Rothman Rooters Club.


    • Married Dindy Reich, August 20, 1972. Children: Molly, Jonah, Liz Mary.
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    Born August 20, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1970
      City College of New York
    • 1972
      Indiana University
    • 1973
      University Wisconsin
    • 1973 - 1975
    • 1975 - 1977
      head, technical services Knox College
      Galesburg, Michigan, United States
    • 1977 - 1984
      head, librarian Transylvania University
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1984
      head, librarian Transylvania University
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States