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William John Murdock

William John Murdock, American librarian.


  • Murdock, William John was born on November 19, 1942 in New York City. Son of William and Catherine T. (Ryan) Murdock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Manhattan College, 1964. Master of Library Science, Pratt Institute, 1966. Master of Arts, New York University, 1972.


    • Librarian New York Public Library., New York City, 1964-1967. Serials librarian Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, 1967-1970. Assistant professor CUNY-Lehman College, Bronx, 1970-1977, chief circulation library, 1970-1977.

      University library Pace University, Pleasantville, New York, since 1977. Chairman Council of Librarians, New York City, 1988-1989.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Candidate for board trustees Mount Kisco, New York, 1991. Member Republican. National Committee, since 1989. Member Catholic Big Brothers, Westchester, since 1983.

    Member American Library Association, New York Library. Association, Westchester Library. Association (treasurer 1981-1983), Westchester Library Association Directors (secretary 1986-1987), American Association of University Professors, Association College and Research Librarians, American Legion.



    Travel, baseball, skydiving, auto cross racing.


    • Married Barbara Tyra, November 24, 1968.
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    Born November 19, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      Manhattan College
    • 1966
      Pratt Institute
    • 1972
      New York University
    • 1964 - 1967
      Librarian New York Public Library
    • 1967 - 1970
      serials librarian Manhattan College
      Riverdale, Georgia, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      assistant, professor CUNY-Lehman College
      Bronx, New York, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      assistant, professor CUNY-Lehman College
    • 1977
      university library Pace University
      Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States