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David R. Balatti

b. 1941, Vancouver, BC; d. Sept. 28, 2007, Paris, France

Education:

1969 HBA (Simon Fraser University)
1971 MLS (University of Western Ontario)

Positions:

1969 Joined Cataloguing Branch of National Library of Canada
1973 Chief, Canadian Theses Division, National Library of Canada
1976 Chief, Subject Analysis Division, National Library of Canada
1998 Staff Development Coordinator, National Library of Canada
1990 Director, Bibliographic Services, National Library of Canada

Publication:

Shortcomings in the Library of Congress Classification / by David Balatti [et al.]. “ London, Ont. : School of Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario, 1970. ” (Library and information studies ; no. 11)

Accomplishments and Honours:

1969 National Library of Canada Scholarship to attend School of Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario
1989-1996 Member, Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee
1996-2000 Chair, Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee
2000 “Resolution in recognition of the service of David Balatti to the Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee ,” Washington D.C., November 30, 2000.

Comments:

We remember David's warmth, wit, and intelligence-his presence enhanced every EPC meeting. (Joan Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief, Dewey Decimal Classification, October 16, 2000)

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