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Hans Möller

b. Nov. 1918, Denmark; d. Sept. 7, 2015

Education:

1945 PhD in Danish literature and language (University of Copenhagen)
1950 Library diploma

Positions:

1945 Royal Library (National Library of Denmark)
1952-1955 Assistant Director, Royal Library
1956-1969 Director, National Film Board, Canada
1969-1974 Vice-president, Visual Education Centre, Toronto
1974-1977 Chief Librarian, Ottawa Public Library
1977-1981 Undergraduate Librarian, McGill University
1981-1984 Director, McGill School of Library and Information Science
1984-1986 Acting Director of Libraries, McGill

Accomplishments:

Founding editor of Fontanus: from the collections of McGill University and the Fontanus Monograph series
He taught Scandinavian literature and organized several relevant exhibitions
1976-1978 President Canadian Association of Research Libraries
President, Canadian-Scandinavian Foundation for many years
“From 1981-1984 – during a vulnerable moment for the [McGill] School, after it received conditional accreditation - Dr.Möller served as Director providing essential leadership, guiding the School towards a secure future.”

Sources:

Peter McNally, Professor and Director, History of McGill Project.

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