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Friday, November 29, 2013

Remembering Libraries Unlimited Founder Dr. Bohdan Stephan Wynar

Visionary publisher and founder of Libraries Unlimited, Dr. Bohdan Stephan Wynar, passed away on November 9th in Aurora, Colorado. Santa Barbara Independent
Extract: Wynar made significant contributions to librarianship throughout his career. He authored and co-authored many books in Library Science, including the best-selling Introduction to Cataloging and Classification, currently in its tenth edition under the authorship of Arlene G. Taylor, and co-edited the Dictionary of American Library Biography (DALB). He created and served as editor-in-chief of the critically acclaimed and trusted guide to reference works, American Reference Books Annual (ARBA), now entering its forty-fourth year of publication.
In 1977, he received the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award for his distinguished contributions to reference librarianship. Continue reading: Santa Barbara Independent

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