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Gary Richard Cocozzoli, American library director. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award library science program Wayne State University, 1990, Marburger Exellence in Achievement award, Administrator of Year award, 1998.


Cocozzoli, Gary Richard was born on October 27, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Berto and Yolanda Virginia (Ronchetto) Cocozzoli.


Bachelor in Geography, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1973. Master of Library Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1974.


With serials and interloan department Lawrence Institute of Technology, Southfield, Michigan, 1975-1981. Director library Lawrence Technology University, since 1981. Member executive board Michigan Library.

Consortium, 1994-1997.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) German-American History and Life, 1980, Japan's Economic Challenge, 1988. Reviewer: American Reference Books Annual, 1985-1901.


President Cambridge Village Association, Southfield, since 1987. Member American Library Association, Michigan Library. Association (academy division board 1986-1988, continuing education committee 1992-1994, board management and administrative division 1998-2000), Special Libraries Association (career development committee 1987-1988), Southeast Michigan League Libraries (chair 1988-1990, board directors 1996-1998, treasurer 19880172), Council on Resource Development (chairman Oakland County, Michigan 1990-1991, secretary council resource development 1996-1997), Michigan Library.

Exchange (steering committee since 2001), Data Research Users Group (vice president 2005-2006), Toastmasters.


Berto Cocozzoli

Yolanda Virginia (Ronchetto) Cocozzoli