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Library administrator

Fred Jay Gitner, American library administrator. Decorated chevalier Ordre des Palmes Académiques (France). Member American Library Association, Public Library. Association, International Relations Round Table, New York Library. Association, American Association Teachers French.

Background

Gitner, Fred Jay was born on November 28, 1951 in New York City. Son of Stanley and Sonia (Auerbach) Gitner.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1973. Master of Arts, Middlebury College, 1976. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1975.

Career

Assistant manager Christopher P. Stephens Bookseller, New York City, 1975-1976. Library French Institute/Alliance Française, 1976-1984, library director, 1984-1994. Special collections library New York Academy Medicine, 1995.

Assistant head New Americans Program Queens Borough Public Library., Jamaica, New York, 1996—2004, coordinator, 2004—2005, New American Program and Special Services, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Medical Trade Catalogs at the New York Academy of Medicine Library., 1995. Joint editor, contributor: Bridging Cultures: Ethnic Services in the Libraries of New York State.

      , 2001. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Public Library. Association, International Relations Round Table, New York Library. Association, American Association Teachers French.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Breweriana collecting, theater, reading, travel.

Connections

father:
Stanley Gitner

mother:
Sonia (Auerbach) Gitner