Dean of Libraries


Administration Office, 107, Learning Resource Center
Phone: 973-408-3322


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"Director's Column," Visions: Newsletter of the Drew University Library, No. 10 - (2001- ).

“The Search for the Real Jesus Seminar,” (Forthcoming Fall 2006) issue, 4th R: An Advocate for Religious Literacy.

"Inventories of the Past, Intimations of the Future: The Archives of the SBL," SBL Forum (September 2005).

"Mapping the Intellectual Landscape of Religious Studies: A Cocitation Study of Religion Journals," Summary of Proceedings. American Theological Library Association. 1996, pp. 132-156. Based on paper presented to The Joint International Conference of The Association for Computers and the Humanities and The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, 1993. Also the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), Annual Meeting, 1992 and the American Theological Library Association, Annual Meeting, 1996.

"The Tie That Binds: The Role of Contracts in Interlibrary Cooperation," with Susan Potter, The Fifth Off-Campus Library Services Conference Proceedings (Central Michigan University, 1991), pp. 241-254.

"The Computer as a Tool for Research and Communication in Religious Studies," Critical Review of Books in Religion 1990 (Atlanta: Scholars Press for The Journal of the American Academy of Religion and The Journal of Biblical Literature, 1990), pp. 45-59.

Guide to Research Funding in Religious Studies. (Atlanta: American Academy of Religion, 1987). 43 pp.

"Pseudo-Chrysostom's Encomium to Thecla, the Heroine of Acts of Paul in Homily and Art," with Dennis R. MacDonald in Semeia; An Experimental Journal in Biblical Interpretation, 38 (Society of Biblical Literature, 1986), pp. l5l-l59, l73-l8l.

"Philosophy and Religion," Selection of Library Materials in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences (Chicago: American Library Association, 1985), pp. 98-121. (Volume received the Blackwell North American Scholarship Award from the American Library Association in 1986.)

"Collection Analysis Project; Final Report," Summary of Proceedings; American Theological Library Association, 1981, pp. 162-206. Final report of a five-year (1978-83) national study funded by a Rockefeller grant. It is the most extensive analysis to date of actual preservation needs within any subject discipline and became the foundation of a major national preservation program (see Microform Review 16:3 [1987], pp. 217-223). Four interlocking stages of random sampling procedures were executed in 82 university and seminary collections in the U.S. and Canada.

Education & Experience:
  • College of Information Studies and Technology, Drexel University. Philadelphia, PhD, 1999. Program in scholarly and professional communication and the management of information resources. Dissertation title: "Mapping the Intellectual Geography of Biblical Studies: A Cocitation Study in the Humanities."
  • Graduate School of Library Service, Rutgers University. New Brunswick, NJ. MLS, 1976. Major: collection development and reference services.
  • Princeton Theological Seminary. M.Th., 1975. Area: systematic theology.
    M. Div., 1971. Area: historical theology. Teaching Assistantship, 1972-73.
  • Goethe Institut. Staufen, Breisgau. Certificate, 1973.
  • Nyack College. Nyack, NY. B.A., 1967. Major: philosophy
University Committees:
  • Member of the President's Cabinet
  • Chair, University Space Committee
  • Chair, Task Force on the Arts

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