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Elisa Freiden Topper

consultant , librarian

Elisa Freiden Topper, American former librarian, consultant. Recipient Certified of Service award, Association Computer-based Systems for Career Information, 1995. Member of American Library Association, Special Libraries Association (chair professional development committee Chicago chapter).

Background

Topper, Elisa Freiden was born on August 2, 1952 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Daughter of Phillp and Gina (Szulc) Freiden.

Education

Bachelor in Liberal Arts, University South Florida, 1975. Master of Library Science, Florida State University, 1978. Master in Industrial Relations, Loyola University, Chicago, 1985.

Career

Business library Jacksonville Public Library, 1975-1978. Career library Chicago Public Library., 1978-1981, assistant director personnel, 1981-1983. Director information services Jewish Vocational Service, Chicago, 1983—1995.

Director member services Association College & Research Libraries, 1995. Assistant dean Dominican University Graduate School Library. & Information Science, River Forest, Illinois.

Director Dundee Township Public Library., 2004—2008.

Membership

Member of American Library Association, Special Libraries Association (chair professional development committee Chicago chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gourmet cooking, travel, theater, public speaking.

Connections

Married Gene Edward Topper, November 22, 1981. Children: Samantha Paige, Amanda Leigh.