JAY LUCKER

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Jay K. Lucker served as Director of Libraries at MIT from 1975 to 1995. Prior to that time he served as Assistant University Librarian for Science and Technology (1959-1968) and Associate University Librarian (1968-1975) at Princeton University. At Princeton and MIT, he had full responsibility for all aspects of library space planning and development. Since 1960, he has served as a library building and management consultant to numerous universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and research organizations. Library building activities in over 300 projects have involved long and short term planning, new library buildings, additions, and renovations. Among current building consulting projects are the University of New Mexico, the State Library of Massachusetts, LaGrange College, Daemen College, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bowdoin College, Washington College, the Milton Public Library in Massachusetts, the Mamaroneck Public Library in New York, the University of Puerto Rico, and the Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas in Mexico City. He has also been involved in planning a number of library storage facilities including ones at Princeton, Harvard, Missouri, West Virginia, South Carolina, Virginia, and Pittsburgh. From 1995-2001 he held the Helen F. Childs Lectureship at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, where he taught courses in academic libraries, scientific and technical literature, and library architecture. Included in his professional activities were: member of ALA Council, President of the Association of Research Libraries, President of the Boston Library Consortium, and member of visiting committees for a number of academic and research libraries including the Library of Congress and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Beta Phi Mu, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.