Jacob, Merle (Lynn)
JACOB, Merle (Lynn)
JACOB, Merle (Lynn). American, b. 1945. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography. Career: Chicago Historical Society Library, Chicago, IL, manuscript librarian, 1967; Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chicago, head of history department, 1969-75; Park Ridge Public Library, Park Ridge, IL, reference librarian, 1976-78; Skokie Public Library, Skokie, IL, young adult librarian, 1978-80, head of Readers Advisory, 1980-86, coordinator of collection development, 1986-91; Chicago Public Library, Chicago, adult materials selection specialist, 1991-. Publications: (with H. Apple) To Be Continued: Fiction in Sequels, 1995; Collection Development Plan: Skokie Public Library. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Chicago Public Library, 400 South State St., Chicago, IL 60605, U.S.A.