He joined the faculty at Palmer School in fall of 2002. His undergraduate degree is in mathematics and his doctorate is in molecular biology. After several years as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Rutgers, he became a librarian.
He has worked at Brooklyn College as General Science Reference Librarian and at Princeton University as, successively, Chemistry Librarian, Biology Librarian, and Research Librarian and Biological Sciences Bibliographer. He retains a part-time position at Princeton as Visiting Research Scholar. His research interests include library user studies, the structure of scientific information, and electronic journal publishing. Many of his postings can be found on liblicense-l.