Title: Former Technical Reference Librarian
Organization: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Location: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Bruce Slutsky, Former Technical Reference Librarian at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in science and technology librarianship.
With over 40 years of professional experience, Mr. Slutsky is retired, having served as a technical reference librarian at the New Jersey Institute of Technology from 1992 to 2017. Prior to attaining this position, he was head science librarian at St. Johns University from 1990 to 1992 and a science librarian at the New York Public Library from 1983 to 1990. Earlier in his career, he was an information scientist with Schering-Plough Corporation from 1979 to 1982. He is a member and consultant to the American Chemical Society Careers Consultant Program. Furthermore, he leveraged his skills and expertise as a chemist for Rhodia, UOP Fragrances and Pfizer.
Mr. Slutsky first pursued an education with the City College of New York, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1972. He continued his studies with the University of Rhode Island, completing a Master of Science in chemistry in 1974. He later enrolled at the Pratt Institute, earning a Master of Science in library science in 1982. For his contributions to the field, he has been included in numerous honors publications, including Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the East.
In his career as a technical reference librarian, Mr. Slutsky had a hand in inspiring librarians in their careers. Through the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) Mr. Slutsky organized and sustained a Special Interest Group of Science, Technology and Medical Librarians. Through meetings and other events, members work to identify and develop effective strategies to promote the interests of professionals working in this area and their library organizations
With the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Information, he provided information on career options for chemists who wanted to work outside of a laboratory setting. Throughout his career, he authored articles to numerous professional journals in chemistry and library science.
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