Yakima Valley Regional Libraries Plath Forum - 1994, tape 2B.
Final half of a talk by Patrick O'Brien on the internet. He previously gave talks at two earlier Plath Forums, in 1985 and 1990. O'Brien was in the reference library for Newsweek magazine in New York City, 1965-1972; he was the assistant director of research for FIND/SVP, in New York City, 1972-1974; he was also the head of the central library, cultural center, Chicago Public Library., 1974-1979; as well as director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library., Cleveland, 1979-1984; director of libraries for Dallas Public Library 1984-1992; and director of the Alexandria (Virginia) Library since 1992. Member of national advising committee to Library. of Congress. O'Brien was a member of the national advising committee to the Library of Congress, and he was also the recipient of the Servant as Leader award for the City of Dallas in 1989.
Originally recorded on cassette tape, the audio has also been transferred to wav and mp3 formats. 14 minutes and 47 seconds.