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library director

Joseph J. Branin, American library director. Senior fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1991. Intern Council Library. Resources Columbia University, 1984-1985. Member American Library Association (chair numerous committees), Association College & Research Libraries (editor-designate College & Research Libraries Journal, 2007-2008), Research Libraries Group (member committee).

Background

Branin, Joseph J. was born on March 26, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry J. and Margaret (Daley) Branin.

Education

Bachelor, LaSalle College. Master of Arts in English Literature, University Pittsburgh. Master of Library Science, University Pittsburgh.

Career

Branch library Kent State University, Salem, Ohio, 1975-1977. Assistant director libraries University Georgia, Athens, 1977-1986. Associate University library University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1986-1996.

Dean libraries State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1996-1999. Director Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus, since 2000. Consultant libraries, private corporations, since 1985.

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1969-1971, Germany, Vietnam.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: various books. Contributor articles, book reviews to professional publications.

Membership

Intern Council Library. Resources Columbia University, 1984-1985. Member American Library Association (chair numerous committees), Association College & Research Libraries (editor-designate College & Research Libraries Journal, 2007-2008), Research Libraries Group (member committee).

Connections

Married Anita Anker, October 8, 1988. Children: Kathleen, Sara.

father:
Harry J. Branin

mother:
Margaret (Daley) Branin

spouse:
Anita Anker

children:
Kathleen Branin

Sara Branin