Creative Cloud


  • Babson College, Director of Libraries
  • Tufts University Arts and Sciences Library, Assistant Director for  Public Services and Access
  • Rider University Library, Coordinator of Information Services, Reference Librarian
  • Trenton Public Library, Branch Librarian
  • Free Library of Philadelphia, Tacony Branch


  • MLS from Rutgers University Graduate School of Library Service
  • MBA from Rider University School of Business Administration
  • BA from University of Pennsylvania

Major Publications

  • Internet Tools of the Profession: A Guide for Information Professionals.
    2nd edition.  Washington, D.C.: SLA, 1997.
  • Internet Tools of the Profession: A Guide for Special Librarians. Washington, D.C.: SLA, 1995.
  • Internet and Special Librarians: Use, Training and the Future.  Washington, D.C.: SLA, 1993.
    (book co-author) – available for download from Internet Archive
  • See additional publications here

Recent Presentations

Professional Library Activities

  • Chair, Virtual Professional Development 2011, SLA Leadership and Management Division
  • Program Co-Chair Annual Conference 2011, SLA Leadership and Management Division
  • Chair, Boston SLA Centennial Committee 2010
  • President, Special Libraries Association, 2001-2002
  • President-Elect, Special Libraries Association, 2000-2001
  • Chair, Awards Committee, SLA, 2003-2004
  • President, WEBnet Library Consortium, 1994-1995, 1997-1998, 2001-2002, 2006-2007
  • President, Boston Chapter, SLA, 1993-1994, 2004-2005
  • Chair, Special Libraries Association Information Technology Division, 1998-1999 (Chair-Elect, 1997-1998)
  • Chair, SLA Award for Innovations in Technology Committee, 1997-1998
  • Executive Board Member, Metrowest Massachusetts Regional Library System, 1997-1998
  • Director, Special Libraries Association Board of Directors,  1994-1997
  • Member, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Strategic Plan Technology Task Force, 1993-1994
  • Chair, Special Libraries Association Networking Committee, 1990-1993
  • Representative to SLA Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee,  1990-1992.
  • Chair, Education Division, Special Libraries Association, 1988-1989
  • President, Princeton-Trenton Chapter, Special Libraries Association,  1984-1985


  • Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame, 2023 Honoree, October 2023
  • Leadership and Management Division SLA Karen Switt Award 2012
  • Boston Chapter SLA Chapter Achievement Award, 2010
  • Boston Chapter SLA Special Recognition Award, 2008
  • Fellow of SLA, 2005
  • Information Technology Division SLA Grieg Aspnes Outstanding Member Award, 2004
  • Boston Chapter SLA Distinguished Service Award, 2003
  • Disclosure Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business Librarianship, 1994
  • Education Division SLA Award for Excellence in Education Librarianship, 1992
  • SLA Innovations in Technology Award for Business Sources on the Net (group project), 1995
  • Beta Phi Mu
  • Sigma Iota Epsilon
  • Biographical listing in Who’s Who of American Women; Directory of Library and Information Professionals; Who’s Who in American Education.

Genealogy Activities

  • Co-lead, Charlestown Genealogy Club
  • Webmaster, Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc.
  • Ranger, WikiTree

Current Activities

  • Chair, Website Subcommittee, Charlestown Retirement Community
  • Co-leader, Charlestown Tech History Group
  • Co-Leader, Charlestown User Group (Apple and PC/Android)