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Librarian

William John Murdock, American librarian.

Background

Murdock, William John was born on November 19, 1942 in New York City. Son of William and Catherine T. (Ryan) Murdock.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Manhattan College, 1964. Master of Library Science, Pratt Institute, 1966. Master of Arts, New York University, 1972.

Career

Librarian, New York Public Library., New York City, 1964-1967;serials librarian, Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, 1967-1970;assistant professor, CUNY-Lehman College, Bronx, 1970-1977;chief circulation library, CUNY-Lehman College, Bronx, 1970-1977;university library, Pace U., Pleasantville, New York, since 1977. Chairman Council of Librarians, New York City, 1988-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Candidate for board of trustees Mount Kisco, New York, 1991. Member Republican. National Committee, since 1989. Member Catholic Big Brothers, Westchester, since 1983.

Member American Library Association, New York Library. Association, Westchester Library. Association (treasurer 1981-1983), Westchester Association Library.

Dirs. (secretary 1986-1987), American Association of University Professors, Association College and Research Librarians, American Legion.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, baseball, skydiving, auto cross racing.

Connections

Married Barbara Tyra, November 24, 1968.

father:
William Murdock

mother:
Catherine T. (Ryan) Murdock

spouse:
Barbara Tyra