Born in Phoenix, raised in Arizona and the Philippines. Graduated from Arizona State University (BA) and the University of Arizona (MLS). Worked in libraries since 1966. Academic systems librarian since 1990 in New York and Connecticut. Written more than 70 articles in the library field and authored three books.
50 specialty libraries of New York City: From botany to magic.
A visit to the little-known world of specialty libraries in the five boroughs. Highlights include holding Louis Armstrong's trumpet, viewing lantern slides from Theodore Roosevelt's exploration of South America, and seeing J.P. Morgan's secret stairway.