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-1942 Librarian, Edmonton Public Library\\ +1940-42 ​Librarian, Edmonton Public Library ​(chief of circulation and reference)\\ 
-1943-1946 Library Assistant, New York Public Library\\ +1943-45 Library Assistant, New York Public Library\\ 
-1946 Librarian, Brown University\\ +1946-47 Assistant ​Librarian, Brown University\\ 
-1947-1957 Head Librarian, Science and Technology Division, New York Public Library\\ +1947-57 Librarian, Science and Technology Division, New York Public Library\\ 
-1957-1974 National Science Librarian, National Research Council, Ottawa 1974-78 Director, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information,​ Ottawa\\+1957-74 National Science Librarian, National Research Council, Ottawa\\ 
 +1974-78 Director, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information,​ Ottawa\\
 Visiting Lecturer at university library schools at Toronto, McGill, and Ottawa\\ Visiting Lecturer at university library schools at Toronto, McGill, and Ottawa\\
  
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 Brown, Jack E. (1972). The Canadian National Scientific and Technical Information (STI) System: a progress report. Philadelphia:​ National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Services.\\ Brown, Jack E. (1972). The Canadian National Scientific and Technical Information (STI) System: a progress report. Philadelphia:​ National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Services.\\
  
-Brown Jack E. (1973). “Science policy and information networks: an introduction.” In Canadian Association for Information Science; Proceedings of The First Open Conference on Information Science in Canada, Montebello Quebec, May 14-15, 1973. p. 134-137.\\+Brown Jack E. (1973). “Science policy and information networks: an introduction.” In Canadian Association for Information Science; Proceedings of The First Open Conference on Information Science in Canada, Montebello Quebec, May 14-15, 1973. pp. 134-137.\\
  
 Brown, Jack E. (1974). “The National Science Library and its program.” In Library Services Cross Borders: Minutes of the Eighty-Fourth Meeting, May 9-10, 1974, pp. 14–19. Washington: Association of Research Libraries.\\ Brown, Jack E. (1974). “The National Science Library and its program.” In Library Services Cross Borders: Minutes of the Eighty-Fourth Meeting, May 9-10, 1974, pp. 14–19. Washington: Association of Research Libraries.\\
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 Brown, Jack E. (1978). "​Information users versus information systems."​ Canadian Library Journal 35(6): 433-436.\\ Brown, Jack E. (1978). "​Information users versus information systems."​ Canadian Library Journal 35(6): 433-436.\\
  
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 Secretary-Treasurer,​ Alberta Library Association,​1941-1942\\ Secretary-Treasurer,​ Alberta Library Association,​1941-1942\\
 Councillor, Canadian Library Association,​ 1961-1964\\ Councillor, Canadian Library Association,​ 1961-1964\\
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 Vice-President,​ International Federation for Documentation,​ 1965-1967\\ Vice-President,​ International Federation for Documentation,​ 1965-1967\\
  
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 1965 LL.D, University of Waterloo\\ 1965 LL.D, University of Waterloo\\
 1978 LL.D. McMaster University\\ 1978 LL.D. McMaster University\\
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 After graduating with a BLS at McGill, Jack Brown received a Carnegie Fellowship to study at Chicago’s graduate library school. He worked for many years at New York Public Library where he built a reputation for promoting science and technology library services. It was due in large part to his vision that the National Research Council Library achieved international recognition. In 1974, a modern building opened as the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information. It was renamed in his honour in 1996. Brown, who began his career as a public librarian, always stressed public service, collegiality,​ and teamwork. Robert Shanks, his executive assistant at CISTI, said Brown was a “man of great principle who was admired by all”. Upon retiring in 1978, Brown continued teaching at the McGill School of Library Science until 1983.\\ After graduating with a BLS at McGill, Jack Brown received a Carnegie Fellowship to study at Chicago’s graduate library school. He worked for many years at New York Public Library where he built a reputation for promoting science and technology library services. It was due in large part to his vision that the National Research Council Library achieved international recognition. In 1974, a modern building opened as the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information. It was renamed in his honour in 1996. Brown, who began his career as a public librarian, always stressed public service, collegiality,​ and teamwork. Robert Shanks, his executive assistant at CISTI, said Brown was a “man of great principle who was admired by all”. Upon retiring in 1978, Brown continued teaching at the McGill School of Library Science until 1983.\\
  
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 Canadian Who’s Who, vol. 13, 1973-75.\\ Canadian Who’s Who, vol. 13, 1973-75.\\
 "Dr. Jack E Brown."​ (1996) Feliciter 42(2): 54.\\ "Dr. Jack E Brown."​ (1996) Feliciter 42(2): 54.\\
 “Dr. Jack Brown.” (1996). Ottawa Citizen, 20 January, p. C3.\\ “Dr. Jack Brown.” (1996). Ottawa Citizen, 20 January, p. C3.\\
-Paramount Pictures 1942 video of the Edmonton'​s Street Car Library on YouTube [accessed 1 Sept. 2017].\\+Paramount Pictures 1942 video of the [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=s-bTPDcxRqA|Edmonton'​s Street Car Library on YouTube]] [accessed 1 Sept. 2017].\\
  
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