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James Joseph Tilton

research librarian

James Joseph Tilton, American research librarian. Achievements include planning of first Department Of Defense automated information center at DTIC; intra-automated database services as a research tool at Housing and Urban Development library; establishment of the Strategic Defense Initiative library at the Institute Defense Analyses.

Background

Tilton, James Joseph was born on October 1, 1942 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Jesse Verner and Antoinette Marie (Seek) Tilton.

Education

Bachelor in History, University Virginia, 1968. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1970.

Career

Library. Defense Technology Information Center, Alexandria, Virginia, 1970-1972. Senior reference library United States Department Housing & Urban Development, Washington, 1972-1978. Program manager Bibliographical Center for Research, Denver, 1978-1980.

Marketing manager Sorities Group, Inc., Springfield, Virginia, 1980-1981. Marketing manager southeast region New York Times Information Services, Arlington, 1982-1983. Library, assistant library Institute Defense Analyses, Alexandria, 1984-1990.

Senior library IIT Research Institute, Lanham, Maryland, from 1990. Library manager BMD Technology Information Center, Arlington, from 1994. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include planning of first Department Of Defense automated information center at DTIC. Intra-automated database services as a research tool at Housing and Urban Development library. Establishment of the Strategic Defense Initiative library at the Institute Defense Analyses.

Membership

Vice president Civic Association, Annandale, Virginia, 1976-1977, co-block captain, Springfield, 1990-1992. Volunteer Fairfax County Public Schools, Springfield, 1980-1988. With United States Air Force, 1962-1966.

Connections

Married Doreen Carole Buck, April 7, 1973. 1 child, James Joseph.