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Phyllis Holman Weisbard, American librarian, publisher.


Weisbard, Phyllis Holman was born on July 4, 1946 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Joseph P. and Celia (Labow) Holman.


Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1968;Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1991;Master of Education, Boston University, 1974.


Executive secretary, Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972-1973;research assistant, Carnegie Council on Children, New Haven, 1974-1975;project director, Elderly Health Screening Svc., Waterbury, Connecticut, 1975-1977;planner alcoholism services, North Center Texas Council Governor, Arlington, Texas, 1978;library, Temple Sinai, Washington, 1978-1980;reference library Hebraic section, Library. Congress, Washington, 1980-1981;administrative library, Melton Research Center, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York City, 1983-1984;library specialist Jewish law, New York University Law Library., New York City, 1984-1990;library women's studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, since 1991;also compiler, web mistress online women's studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Consultant Benjamin Cardozo School Law, New York City, 1983.

Advisory board member National.Ctr. Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women Towson State University, Maryland., since 1995.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Jewish Law: Bibliography of Sources and Scholarship in English, 1989. General editor: History of Women and Science: A Biblographic Guide to the Professions and the Disciplines, second edition, 1993. Co-editor, public Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources.


Task force member Women's Funding Network, Minneapolis, 1994-1996. Participant Jewish Women's Archive, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1997. Member National Havurah Committee, Philadelphia, since 1982.

Member American Library Association, University of Wisconsin -Madison School Library. and Information Studies Alumni Association (president 1996-1997), Association College and Research Libraries, Association Jewish Libraries, National Women's Studies Association, Wisconsin Women Library.


Married Alan J. Weisbard, September 1, 1974. Children: Talya Malka, Ariel Zev.

Joseph P. Holman

Celia (Labow) Holman

Alan J. Weisbard

Talya Malka Weisbard

Ariel Zev Weisbard