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Mary J. Cronin

Mary J. Cronin, American library administrator. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Boston Library. Consortium (board directors since 1986), New England Library. Network (board directors since 1988, president 1991-1992), New England Deposit Library. (chair space planning committee since 1990).

Background

  • Cronin, Mary J. was born on August 5, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of James C. and Mary A. (Mulcahy) Kiernan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Emmanuel College, Boston, 1969. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1974.

      Master of Library Science, Simmons College, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant editor Books for College Libraries, Chicago, 1973-1974. Coordinator Boston Library Consortium, 1974-1976. Executive director Library Council Metropolitan Milwaukee, 1976-1981.

      Assistant director for public services Marquette University Libraries, Milwaukee, 1981-1984. Director university libraries Loyola University, Chicago, 1984-1986. University librarian Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, since 1986.

      Consultant training program Office Management Studies, Washington, 1983.

    Works

    • Producer, script writer for several films. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Boston Library. Consortium (board directors since 1986), New England Library. Network (board directors since 1988, president 1991-1992), New England Deposit Library.

    (chair space planning committee since 1990).

    Connections

    • Married James E. Cronin.
    • father: James C. Kiernan
    • mother: Mary A. (Mulcahy) Kiernan
    • spouse: James E. Cronin
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    Born August 5, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Emmanuel College
    • 1971
      Brown University
    • 1974
      Brown University
    • 1973
      Simmons College
    • 1973 - 1974
      Assistant, editor Books for College Libraries
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      coordinator, Boston Library Consortium
    • 1976 - 1981
      executive, director Library Council Metropolitan Milwaukee
    • 1981 - 1984
      assistant, director for public services Marquette University Libraries
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      director, university libraries Loyola University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1986
      university librarian Boston College
      Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
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