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educator , Librarian

Bernard Louis Karon, American librarian, educator.

Background

Karon, Bernard Louis was born on August 19, 1942 in St. Paul. Son of Irvine and Ruth (Mark) Karon.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1964;Master of Library Science, University of Minnesota, 1965.

Career

Junior librarian, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1965-1967;librarian, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1967-1971;assistant professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1971-1974;assistant professor, chief cataloger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1975-1992;head original catalog division, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1992;associate professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1993. Consultant library Talmud Torah, St. Paul, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Cataloging and Classification, 1979, Cataloging Non-Book Materials 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board of directors Talmud Torah, St. Paul, 1975-1983. Member American Library Association, Church and Synagogue Library. Association, Online Audiovisual Cataloguers (vice chairman since 1986, chairman), Association for Library.

Collections and Technology Superior vena cava syndrome (computer files discussion group since 1988, chairman 1990-1992), Library. Council (vice chairman 1979-1983, chairman 1983-1987), Original Cataloguers Group (chairman 1984-1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: wine, gourmet restaurants.

Connections

Married Jaylene Abramovitz, September 12, 1965. Children: Michelle, Jacqueline, Edward, David.

father:
Irvine Karon

mother:
Ruth (Mark) Karon

spouse:
Jaylene Abramovitz

children:
Michelle Karon

Jacqueline Karon

Edward Karon

David Karon