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Ann-Christe Young

Barbara Ford,assistant commissioner for Central Library Services at the Chicago Public Library and immediate past-president of the ALA, was awarded the 1998 Distinguished Alumna of the Year Award by Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) in Bloomington. A 1968 graduate of IWU, Ford was recognized for her contributions to libraries and her leadership of the ALA.

Suzanna (Suzy) J. Turner,coordinator of reference service at Mississippi State University has been appointed president of the Mississippi Library Association for 1999.

Appointments

Brinley Franklin

Brinley Franklinis now director of Library Services at the University of Connecticut (UC) Libraries. Franklin has been associate director for Administrative Ser- vices at UC since 1990. From 1982 to 1990, he was a management consultant in KPMG Peat Marwick’s higher education consulting practice and prior to that he served as head librarian in the Washngton, D.C. offices of KPMG Peat Marwick and Coopers & Lybrand.

Paul Kobulnicky

Paul Kobulnickyis now vice-chancellor for Information Services and university librarian at the University of Connecticut (UC), Storrs. From 1994 through 1998, Kobul- nicky was the director of libraries at UC and from 1990-94 he was the interim director of libraries at the University of Pittsburgh. The majority of his early career was spent in libraries providing service to academic science programs. He has also taught numerous computer science and library science courses at the university level. Kobulnicky is active with the ALA, the Association of Research Libraries, and EDUCAUSE.

Bridget L. Lamont,former director of the Illinois State Library, has been appointed director of policy development for the state of Illinois.

CarolA. Mandel has been named dean of libraries for New York University, she currently is the Deputy University Librarian at Columbia. She also has served as director of Technical and Networked Information Services at Columbia University. Her other positions have included assistant/associate university librarian, Access Services at the University of California, San Diego, and associate executive director of the Association of Research Libraries. Mandel has published widely on such topics as cataloging, preservation, and information technology, and she is an active participant in the programs of numerous professional organizations, such as the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). She has played a leadership role in the library profession in a number of areas, including bibliographic access, digital library services, and electronic scholarly publishing.

James W. Marcumis the new chief librarian at the College of Staten Island.

Brian Morrellhas been appointed general manager of A-G Canada Ltd., a provider of online database and resource-sharing services for public, school, and university libraries. Morrell brings more than 25 years of experience in library environments, including the last 17 years with A-G Canada and its predecessor, ISM Library Information Services, which was acquired by Auto-Graphics in 1997. He previously served ten years with Mount Allison University Library as a reference librarian and head of the cataloguing department.

Paul A. Robertshas been appointed director of the Prairie Bible College & Graduate School Libraries. He worked in the library at Columbia International University in South Carolina for 11 years, for 10 of those years as reference librarian. Roberts is a member of ACRL, Alberta Library Association, Canadian Library Association, Alberta Association of College Librarians, Association of Christian Librarians, and Association of Theological Librarians.

Jean Wilkins,former associate director of library services for the Illinois State Library, has been appointed director of the Illinois State Library.

Christine Bruzzesehas been appointed coordinator of Reference Services at Queensborough Community College Library, CUNY.

June Carteris now a reference librarian in the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Allison Cowgillhas been appointed coordinator of reference and information services at Colorado State University.

Tony Doylehas been appointed reference/instruction librarian at Hunter College Library, CUNY.

Nancy Eganis now interlibrary loan librarian at John Jay College Library, CUNY.

Shafeek Fazalhas been appointed systems librarian at Bronx Community College Library, CUNY.

Louise Flukhas been appointed coordinator of instruction at LaGuardia Community College Library, CUNY.

Laural Grahamhas been temporarily appointed Learning Resource Center librarian in the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Rosemary Hendershas been appointed instructional services librarian at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois.

Steven Hunthas been temporarily appointed programmer for the Health Web contract in the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Peter Jeftshas been appointed evening reference librarian at Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts.

Kriza Jenningshas been appointed reference/instruction librarian at Hunter College Library, CUNY.

Maria Kiriakovahas been appointed reference library at John Jay College Library, CUNY.

David Koenigsteinhas been appointed reference librarian at Bronx Community College Library, CUNY.

Naomi Krymhas been appointed manager of document delivery at CISTI in Ottawa, Canada.

Brian Laueris now a reference librarian in the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Sandra Marcushas been appointed coordinator of Bibliographic Instruction and Reserve Services at Queensborough Community College Library, CUNY.

Leona McDonaldis the new acquisitions and serials librarian at Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts.

Kurt I. Munsonhas been appointed head of client services in the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Honora Nerzis now the textiles and engineering services librarian in the Burlington Textiles Library for North Carolina State University.

Rita Ormsbyhas been appointed reference librarian at Baruch College Library, CUNY.

Mark Padnoshas been appointed coordinator of Public Services at the Bronx Community College Library, CUNY.

Ruth Pynehas been appointed director of Library Information Services at Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts.

Luis Ramoshas been appointed coordinator of Access Services at LaGuardia Community College Library, CUNY.

Anne Reulandhas been appointed head of Reference and Information Services at Marquette University.

Lisa Robinsonhas been appointed reference librarian at Michigan State and the dean’s assistant for Information and Instructional Technology in the College of Social Science.

Ed. note: To ensure that your personnel news is considered for publication, write to Ann-Christe Young, Production Editor, C&RL News, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611-2795; e-mail: ayoung@ala.org; fax: (312) 280-2520.

Ellen Sextonhas been appointed reserve librarian at John Jay College Library, CUNY.

Polly Thistlethwaitehas been appointed coordinator of Instruction, Outreach, and Staff Development at Colorado State University.

Vanrea Thomashas been named acting chief library of the Medgar Evers College Library, CUNY.

Micaela Waldmanhas been appointed serials/acquisitions librarian at Baruch College Library, CUNY.

Linda J. Waltonis now associate director of the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Suzanne Weinerhas been appointed head of the Burlington Textiles Library for North Carolina State University.

Teresa Westphalis now a reference librarian in the Galter Library at Northwestern University.

Retirements

Suzine Har-Nicolescuhas retired from her position as chief librarian at Medgar Evers College Library, CUNY.

Carlton Rochellhas retired as dean of libraries for New York University (NYU). He will continue to serve as executive publisher of the NYU Press indefinitely. Under Rochell’s direction since 1976, NYU’s library has become a leading research center and an international model of applied advanced technology, where one of the nation’s first online catalogs was developed. Soon after arriving at NYU, Rochell formed the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, linking the university’s libraries with the New School, Parsons, and Cooper Union. Working with national and local labor leaders, he created the internationally renowned collection of the Wagner Labor Archives. Prior to his appointment at NYU, he headed the Atlanta Public Library. He has directed public libraries in Anniston, Alabama, and Knoxville, Tennessee. The author of books on library services and information technology, Rochell has served as a counselor of the ALA and as a member of the Association of Research Libraries Executive Board, as well as board chairman of the Research Libraries Group.

Deaths

Tess Capone,who retired in 1995 as head of Cataloging and archivist at the John Jay College Library, died on March 14, 1998, of a heart attack. Capone began working at John Jay in 1970 after having worked in the New York Public Library. She was active in New York City archivist associations.

Connie McCarthy,who was a member of the Northwestern University (NU) Library staff for more than 20 years, has died. McCarthy retired from her position as assistant head of the reference department in 1993. Betsy Baker, head of reference, said, “Students today encounter Connie’s legacy in the fine reference collection she built.” Before joining NU, McCarthy served as a librarian at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the State University of New York at Buffalo, and at Niagara University in Niagara Falls, New York. She began her career in 1951 as special services librarian with the U.S. Army stationed in Bayreuth, Germany. ■

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