Bachelor in Linguistics, McGill University, Montreal, 1969. Master of Library Science, McGill University, Montreal, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Information Transfer, Syracuse University, 1986.
Cataloguing library, Concordia U., Montreal, 1974-1977; assistant professor, Simmons College, Boston, 1980-1986; associate professor, Simmons College, Boston, since 1986. President, board directors Documentation Abstracts, Inc., 1991-1994. Consultant United States geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1993-1994.
Library. advisory board French Library. in Boston, 1991-1994. Member Association for Computing Machinery, American Society for Information Science (board directors 1989-1992), Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Association for Library and Information Science Education, Beta Phi Museum.
Married Simon Adon Schwartz, June 22, 1969.