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David James Norden

David James Norden, American librarian. Avocations: amateur radio; writing; calligraphy. Recipient Alumni award Long Island University, 1985; Title IV fellow Yale University, 1969-1970.


  • Norden, David James was born on January 10, 1947 in Bozeman, Montana, United States. Son of James Louis and Bergliot Suvrina (Rud) Norden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Russian, Dartmouth College, 1969. Postgrad., Yale University, 1970. MSL.S., Long Island University, 1974.


    • Teacher Russian Choate School, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1970-1974. Librarian Kent-Denver Country Day School, Englewood, Colorado, 1974-1976. Assistant head circulation department Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus, 1976-1981.

      Head undergraduate library University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981-1985. Head librarian Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, since 1985. Consultant training activities various libraries in Midwest, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: amateur radio. Writing; calligraphy.


    • Translator: (poetry) Alexander Blok's City Cycle, 1969. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    President Friends of Grove City Public Library, Ohio, 1979-1981. Member American Library Association, American Society for Information Science (secretary Central Ohio chapter 1979, chairman Michigan chapter 1985), Amnesty International, American Radio Relay League Clubs: Faculty of Ohio State University.


    • Married Gail Anne Atwan, June 14, 1970. 1 child, Alexander.
    • father: James Louis Norden
    • mother: Bergliot Suvrina (Rud) Norden
    • spouse: Gail Anne Atwan
    • child: Alexander Norden
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    Born January 10, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1969
      Dartmouth College
    • 1970
      Yale University
    • 1974
      Long Island University
    • 1970 - 1974
      Teacher, Russian Choate School
      Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      librarian Kent-Denver Country Day School
      Englewood, Colorado, United States
    • 1976 - 1981
      assistant, head circulation department Ohio State University Libraries
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1981 - 1985
      head, undergraduate library University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1985
      head, librarian Hampden-Sydney College
      Virginia, United States