Smiraglia, Richard P(aul) 1952-

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SMIRAGLIA, Richard P(aul) 1952-

PERSONAL: Born March 18, 1952, in New York, NY; son of Sylvio Carl (a musician) and Marcia Jane Hinds Jacob Smiraglia. Ethnicity: "Caucasian Italian-American." Education: Lewis and Clark College, B.A., 1973; Indiana University—Bloomington, M.L.S., 1974; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1992; General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, M.Div., 1997. Politics: Democrat. Hobbies and other interests: Trains, cooking.

ADDRESSES: Home—340 Fitzwater St., Philadelphia, PA 19147. Office—Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University, Brookville, NY 11548. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, assistant music catalog librarian, 1974-78, music catalog librarian and associate professor of library administration, 1978-86, visiting instructor, 1985-86; Columbia University, New York, NY, assistant professor of library service, 1987-93; Long Island University, Brookville, NY, professor of library and information science, 1993—. Ordained Episcopal priest, 1998; National Episcopal AIDS Coalition, member, 1992—; pastor of Episcopal churches in New York, NY, 1995-97; pastor for outreach ministry to the "unchurched gay and lesbian community," 1996; assisting priest at Episcopal church in Philadelphia, PA, 1997-98, and at St. Mary's Hamilton Village, 1999-2000; priest in charge at St. Mark's Church, Frankford District, Philadelphia, 2000-01, and St. Philip's Memorial Church, 2002—. Consultant to Union Catalog of Motion Picture Music, Kurt Weill Foundation, and National Museum of American History.

MEMBER: International Society for Knowledge Organization, American Society for Information Science.

AWARDS, HONORS: Shared awards from Music Library Association, 1981, for article "Music in the OCLC Online Union Catalog," and 1999, for "Beyond the Score."


Shelflisting Music: Guidelines for Use with the Library of Congress Classification M, Music Library Association (Philadelphia, PA), 1981.

(Music arranger and transcriber) Rochelle A. Wright and Robert L. Wright, Danish Emigrant Ballads and Songs, Southern Illinois University Press (Carbondale, IL), 1983.

Cataloging Music: A Manual for Use with AACR2, Soldier Creek (Lake Crystal, MN), 1983, 2nd edition, 1986.

(Editor, with Sheila S. Intner) Policy and Practice in the Bibliographic Control of Nonbook Materials, American Library Association (Chicago, IL), 1987.

Music Cataloging: The Bibliographic Control of Printed and Recorded Music in Libraries, Libraries Unlimited (Englewood, CO), 1989.

(Editor) Describing Archival Materials: The Use of the MARC AMC Format, Haworth Press (New York, NY), 1990.

(Editor and contributor) Origins, Content, and Future of AACR2, revised edition, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (Chicago, IL), 1992.

Describing Music Materials: A Manual for Use with AACR2 and APPM, 3rd edition, Soldier Creek (Lake Crystal, MN), 1996.

The Nature of a Work: Implications for the Organization of Knowledge, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2001.

(Editor and contributor) Works As Entities for Information Retrieval, Haworth Press (New York, NY), 2001.

Series editor, "Soldier Creek Music Series," Soldier Creek (Lake Crystal, MN), 1987—, and "Technical Reports Series," Music Library Association (Canton, MA), 1988-94. Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Knowledge Organization, and Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association. Editor, Library Resources and Technical Services, 1990-96; member of editorial board, Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 1984-90, 2001—.



Library Resources and Technical Services, January, 2004, Patrick Le Boeuf, review of Works As Entities for Information Retrieval, p. 79.


Richard P. Smiraglia Home Page, (April 8, 2004).