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Director of the Library

Tel: (914)251-6436
Fax: (914)251-6437
Email: patrick.callahan@purchase.edu

Master of Arts, History. 1991. Ball State University
Master of Library Sciences. 1979. Indiana University
Bachelor of Arts, History. 1975. College of William and Mary

Professional Associations
American Library Association, 1979 to present

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, 1979 to present

Catalog Form and Function Committee, July 1995 to July 2001, Chair, July 1998 to July 2000

Administration of Collection Development Committee, July 1995 to June 1997

Bowker/Ulrich's Serials Librarianship Award Committee, July 1992 to July 1993

Serials Section Nominating Committee, July 1990-June 1991

Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access, July 1988-June 1990, (Liaison from Serials Section)

Committee to Study Serials Cataloging, July 1985-June 1990; Chair, July 1987-July 1988

CCDA Liaison, July 1988-June 1990

Association of College and Research Libraries, 1995 to present

Library Administration and Management Association, 2000 to present

Freedom to Read Foundation, 2004 to present

Westchester Academic Library Directors' Organization (WALDO):
 Associate Member Representative to Executive Board, August 2001 to present
  President, August 1998-July 1999
  Vice-President, August 1997-July 1998
  Systems Planning Committee, 1997 to June 2003
  Technical Services Committee, 1995 to August 1999
  Chair, 1996 to 1997

New York Technical Services Librarians (NYTSL), 1995 to present
  Past-President, May 2002 to May 2003
  President, May 2001 to May 2002
  Vice-President/President Elect, May 2000 to April 2001

METRO Information System Advisory Council, 2001 to present.
  Chair, 2003 to present
ยท METRO Digitization Advisory Council, 2004 to present.

SUNY Council of Library Directors, 1999 to present.
Vice Chair/Chair Elect, Executive Board, 2006 to present.
Convenor, University Colleges Section, 2003/04
Member, Executive Board, 2003/04

Liaison to CUNY Chief Librarians, 2001 to 2004
Secretary, University Colleges Section, 2001 to 2003

New York Consortium of Library Consortia, 1998 to May 2000

Purchase College:
  College Senate, Library Faculty Senator, 2002/03 to present
  Council of Deans and Directors, 1999 to present
  Intercollegiate Athletics Board, 2002 to present
  Instructional Technology Advisory Committee, 2002 to present
  Technology Resources Allocation Committee, Co-Chair, May 2003 to

  Budget Advisory Committee, 2002 to 2004

  Affirmative Action Tripartite Panel, 2005 to present
  Plagiarism Ad Hoc Committee, Chair, 2001/02
  Grid Committee, Chair, 1999/2000; Co-Chair, 2003
  Strategic Planning Committee, 2001 to 2002
  Middle States, Library and Technology Self-Study Committee, 2001/02


"Helen Magill White." in American National Biography. Oxford University Press, 1999.

"Women, Higher Education, and the Home Front: Women Students at the University of Cincinnati During World War II." Ohio History. 107 (Winter-Spring 1998): 39-57.

"Bennett College" and "Bethune-Cookman College." in Historical Dictionary of Women's Education in the United States. Edited by Linda Eisenmann. Westport: Greenwood, 1998.

"ISBD(S) Revised Edition and AACR2 1988 Revision: A Comparison," in Jim E. Cole and James Williams, eds. Serials Cataloging: Modern Perspectives and International Developments. New York: Haworth Press, 1992, also in Serials Librarian, Vol. 22 (1992).

"Newspaper Cataloging in Arkansas: The Impact of the U.S. Newspaper Program." Arkansas Libraries. 44:3 (September 1987).

"Cataloging Forum."  Arkansas Libraries. Quarterly column from 1987 through1988.

"Retrospective Conversion of Serials Using OCLC," in Projects and Procedures for Serials Administration.  Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press, 1985.

"Technical Services in the 21st Century: The Future is Now," Westchester Library Association Annual Conference, Tarrytown, NY, May 12, 2000. 

"World War II and the Higher Education of Women in the United States," at the Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society, Minneapolis, MN, October 20, 1995.

"Women, Higher Education, and the Home Front: The Experiences of Women Students at the University of Cincinnati During World War II," at World War II Conference, Siena College, June 3, 1994.