Richard J. Hyman is director of the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College of the City University of New York. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Harvard University and Boston Hebrew Teachers College, as well as MLS and DLS degrees from Columbia University. He has served as readers and technical services librarian at Yeshiva University, Queens College and New York University. He has published widely on bibliographic organization and technical services; his publications include Access to Library Collections: An Inquiry into the Validity of the Direct Shelf Approach with Special Reference to Browsing (Scarecrow Press, 1972); From Cutter to MARC: Access to the Unit Record (Queens College Press, 1977); Analytical Access: History, Resources, Needs (Queens College Press, 1978); and numerous articles in professional journals.
[from page 60 of Shelf Classification Research, published in 1980]