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Tony Stankus, American librarian, educator. Named Crusader of Year, Holy Cross Club of Greater Worcester, Massachusetts, 2006, Special Library of the Year, Rhode Island Chapter Special Libraries Association, 2007; recipient Distinguished Alumnus award, University Rhode Island, 1992, Chair's award, Bio-Medical & Life Sciences Division Special Libraries Association, 2009, Keystone award, University Arkansas Libraries, 2010.


Stankus, Tony was born on March 9, 1951 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank and Anna Elfrieda Stankus.


Bachelor in Modern Foreign Languages summa cum laude, College Holy Cross, Worcester, 1973. Master of Library Science, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1975.


Science library College Holy Cross, 1974—2007. Adjunct professor, specialized librarianship University Rhode Island, 1982—2007. Life science library, professor & coordinator of science libraries University Arkansas, Fayetteville, since 2007.

President Rhode Island Chapter of Special Libraries Association, Kingston, 2006—2007. Director Bio-Medical & Life Sciences Division Special Libraries Association, Alexandria, Virginia, 2007—2009, blogmaster, since 2007. Secretary Bio-Medical, Alexandria, since 2009.

Editor-in-chief Science & Technology Libraries Journal, Philadelphia, since 2009.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Biographies of Scientists for Sci-Tech Libraries: Adding Faces to the Facts, Science Librarianship at America's Liberal Arts Colleges, Scientific & Clinical Literature for the Decade of the Brain. Author: Special Format Serials & Issues, Electronic Expectations: Science Journals on the Web. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow: Special Libraries Association (secretary & blogmaster, bio-medical & life science division 2007, Rose Vormelker award 2005).


  • Other Interests

    Cooking, movies, fishing, art, reading.


Married Christine Loring Souvaine, December 29, 2007.

Frank Stankus

Anna Elfrieda Stankus

Christine Loring Souvaine