Knapp, Sara D.

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KNAPP, Sara D.

KNAPP, Sara D. American, b. 1936. Genres: Librarianship. Career: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, social case work aide, 1958-63; New York State Library, Albany, assistant library supervisor in Division of Library Development, 1964-67; State University of New York at Albany, assistant librarian, 1967-70, associate librarian, 1970-79, librarian, 1979-, cataloger, 1967-68, head of Periodicals Section, 1968-69, head of Serials and Bindery Department, 1969-71, reference librarian, 1971-72, head of Bibliographic Services Unit, 1972, coordinator of Computer Search Service Unit, 1972-. Bibliographic Retrieval Services Inc., editor of the database BRS/TERM, 1983-89; consultant to Medical Reliance Co. and Bancroft Group. Capital District Library Council, member, 1969-, chairperson of Computer Based Reference Services Committee, Online Users Group, 1975-76. Colonie Public Library, volunteer, 1965-67; Clinton Square Neighborhood House, volunteer, 1965-67; Volunteers in Technical Assistance, volunteer for library research, 1967-; First Unitarian Church of Albany, chairperson of Channing Bookstore, 1966-68, 197071; Wheels to Independence, vice-president, 1974; Albany County Department of Social Services, member of advisory board of Infoline, 1979-85; member of Westlawn Neighborhood Improvement Association. Publications: BRS Training Workbook: An Introduction to Searching on the BRS System With Practice Exercises From the ERIC Database, Bibliographic Retrieval Services, 1979, revised edition, 1981; (Compiler) The Contemporary Thesaurus of Social Science Terms and Synonyms: A Guide for Natural Language Computer Searching, Oryx, 1993. Contributor of articles to library journals. Member of editorial board, College and Research Libraries, 1980-81. Address: University Library, State University of New York at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12203, U.S.A.