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Michael Fosmire

educator , librarian

Michael Fosmire, American librarian, educator. Fellow, Achievement Rewards for College Students, 1992; grantee, Learner Enabled Digital Learning Environment, 2001-2004; scholar, National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 1988; Library. Research grantee, Purdue University Libraries, 2001.


Fosmire, Michael was born on September 7, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Gary James and Mary Ann Fosmire.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University, 1992. Bachelor of Science in Physics, Pennsylvania State University, 1992. Master in Physics, University Washington, 1996.

Master in Library and Information Science, University Washington, 1997.


Public services library, assistant system library State University of New York, Oswego, 1997—1998. Physics and earth and atmospheric science library, assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1998—2000, head science libraries, assistant professor, 2000—2003, head physics, science engineering technical libraries, associate professor, since 2004.


  • Section editor: journal Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of American Library Association, American Physical Society, Special Libraries Association (treasurer physics-astronomy-mathematics division 2000-2002, chair physics-astronomy-mathematics division since 2003), Delta Alpha Theta, Sigma Pi Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Felicia Smith. Children: Henry Clay, Cory Macoun.

Gary James

Mary Ann Fosmire

Felicia Smith

Henry Clay Fosmire

Cory Macoun Fosmire