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educator , Librarian

Marianna Tax Choldin, Italian Librarian, educator. Chair Soros Foundation Network Library. Program Board, since 1997. Member American Library Association, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies (president 1995), International Federation Library. Assns. and Institutions, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Choldin, Marianna Tax was born on February 26, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Sol and Gertrude (Katz) Tax.

Education

Bachelor, University of Chicago, 1962;Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1967;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1979.

Career

Slavic bibliographer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1967-1969;Slavic bibliographer, instructor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1969-1973;Slavic bibliographer, assistant professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1973-1976;Slavic bibliographer, associate professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1976-1984;head Slavic and East European Library., University of Illinois, Urbana, 1982-1989;head, professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1984;director Russian and East European Center, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1987-1989;C. Walter and Gerda B. Mortenson Distinguished professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1989;director Mortenson Center for International Library. Programs, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1991.

Works

Membership

Chair Soros Foundation Network Library. Program Board, 1997—2000. President Rudomino Library.

Council, since 2005; member Russian-American Joint Working Group on Library Cooperation, 2007. Member American Library Association (John Ames Humphry/Online Computer Library Center/Forest Press award 2005, International Librarianship award 2005), American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies (president 1995), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Harvey Myron Choldin, August 28, 1962. Children: Kate and Mary (twins).

father:
Sol Tax

mother:
Gertrude (Katz) Tax

spouse:
Harvey Myron Choldin

child:
Kate and Mary Choldin (twins)