Wasserman, Paul

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WASSERMAN, Paul. American, b. 1924. Genres: Education, Librarianship. Career: Professor Emeritus, College of Library and Information Services, University of Maryland, College Park, 2000- (Dean, 1965-70; Professor, 1970-2000). Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Social Sciences Citation Index, 1972-; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Library Administration, 1979-, and Social Science Information Studies, 1979-. Assistant to Business Librarian to Chief, Science and Industry Division, Brooklyn Public Library, NY, 1949-53; Librarian and Assistant Professor, to Librarian and Professor, Graduate School of Business and Public Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1953-65; Part-time Lecturer, School of Library Science, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1963-64. Book Review Ed., Administrative Science quarterly, 1956-61; Chairman, Education and Training Committee, International Federation for Documentation, 1979-82; Managing Ed., Newsletter on Education and Training Programs for Specialized Information Personnel, 1979-82; many professional activities. Publications: Sources for Hospital Administrators, 1961; The Librarian and the Machine, 1965; The New Librarianship, 1972; (with Rizzo) Outline for a Course in Administration for Managers of Information Sciences and Centers (in French), 1977; Training and Development Organizations Directory, 1977. EDITOR: (managing) Commodity Prices, 1960; Directory of University Research Bureaus and Institutes, 1960; (co) Directory of Health Organizations of the United States, Canada, and Internationally, 1961, 4th ed., 1977; Statistics Sources, 1962, 7th ed., 1982; (managing) Executive's Guide to Information Sources, 3 vols., 1965; (managing) Consultants and Consulting Organizations, 1966, 5th ed., 1982; (managing) Who's Who in Consulting, 1968; (with Bundy) Reader in Library Administration, 1968; (managing) Awards, Honors and Prizes: A Source Book and Directory, 1969, 5th ed., 1982; Reader in Research Methods for Librarianship, 1970; (managing) Encyclopedia of Business Information Science Today, 1971; (with E. Herman) Museum Media, 1973; (managing) Consumer Sourcebook, 1974, 3rd ed., 1981; (with E. Herman) Library Bibliographies and Indexes, 1975; (managing) Ethnic Information Sources in the United States, 1976; (with E. Herman) Festivals Sourcebook, 1977, rev. ed., 1984; Training and Development Organizations, 1978; (managing) Speakers and Lecturers: How to Find Them, 1978; Recreation and Outdoor Life Directory, 1979; (managing) Learning Independently Directory, 1979; (managing) Law and Legal Information Directory, 1980, 3rd ed., 1984; (with S.R. Wasserman) Lively Arts Information Directory, 1982; (managing) Encyclopedia of Health Information Services, 1986; Encyclopedia of Senior Citizen Information Sources, 1987; Encyclopedia of Public Affairs Information Sources, 1987; Encyclopedia of Legal Information Sources, 1987; (managing) Business & Management Source Book Series, 1985-89; (managing) Where-to-Find-It Business & Management Series, 1989-92; The Best of Times, 2000; NY City from A to Z, 2002; Washington DC from A to Z. Address: College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, U.S.A.