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Mary J. Cronin

library administrator

Mary J. Cronin, American library administrator. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Boston Library. Consortium (board directors since 1986), New England Library. Network (board directors since 1988, president 1991-1992), New England Deposit Library. (chair space planning committee since 1990).

Background

Cronin, Mary J. was born on August 5, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of James C. and Mary A. (Mulcahy) Kiernan.

Education

Bachelor, Emmanuel College, Boston, 1969. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1974.

Master of Library Science, Simmons College, 1973.

Career

Assistant editor Books for College Libraries, Chicago, 1973-1974. Coordinator Boston Library Consortium, 1974-1976. Executive director Library Council Metropolitan Milwaukee, 1976-1981.

Assistant director for public services Marquette University Libraries, Milwaukee, 1981-1984. Director university libraries Loyola University, Chicago, 1984-1986. University librarian Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, since 1986.

Consultant training program Office Management Studies, Washington, 1983.

Works

  • Producer, script writer for several films. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Boston Library. Consortium (board directors since 1986), New England Library. Network (board directors since 1988, president 1991-1992), New England Deposit Library.

(chair space planning committee since 1990).

Connections

Married James E. Cronin.