John Drobnicki

Library Faculty member at York College.

I have been a faculty member in the Library Department at York College since 1995, where I hold the rank of Professor and currently serve as the Head of Acquisitions & Collection Development, in addition to reference and instructional responsibilities.

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Academic Interests

Academic libraries, reference librarianship, citation analysis, controversial materials in libraries, faculty governance, censorship, information literacy, library assessment, electronic resources in libraries, Holocaust denial, Genocide denial


See my official York College webpage ( or my personal webpage (


MLS, Queens College/CUNY;
AA, BA, MA, St. John’s University

  • Head of Acquisitions & Collection Development, 9/11-PresentLibraryYork College
  • Acting Head of Cataloging, 7/11-8/12, 1/14-7/14LibraryYork College
  • Chief Librarian, 1/09-8/11; Acting Chief Librarian, 7/07-12/08LibraryYork College
  • Coordinator of Electronic Resources, 2/07-7/07; Acting Coordinator, 10/10-2/11, 8/14-1/15LibraryYork College
  • Library Webmaster, 4/04-7/07, 12/15-Present; Acting Webmaster, 10/10-2/11, 8/14-1/15LibraryYork College
  • Head of Reference Services, 10/00-9/07LibraryYork College
  • Reference Librarian, 2/97-9/00LibraryYork College
  • Evening/Weekend Librarian-in-Charge, 9/95-2/97LibraryYork College
  • Librarian Trainee, 6/90-2/93; Reference Librarian, 2/93-10/93; Assistant Branch Library Manager, 11/93-9/95Queens Borough Public Library*Non-CUNY
  • Adjunct Instructor of History, 1/89-8/89St. John's University*Non-CUNY

David Cohen Multicultural Award, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies: June 3, 1993.