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Hans Möller

Hans Möller, n.d. Credit McGill News.

b. Nov. 10, 1918, Copenhagen, Denmark; d. Sept. 7, 2015, Montréal, QC.

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
“Librarianship reclaimed Dr. Möller in 1974, when he became the University of Ottawa’s Chief Librarian. In 1977, he came to McGill as Undergraduate Librarian, and also began teaching the “Audiovisual Materials” course in the Graduate School of Library Science, as the School was then called. From 1981 to 1984—during a vulnerable moment for the School, after it received conditional accreditation—Dr. Möller served as Director providing essential leadership, guiding the School towards a secure future. — In Memoriam tribute to Dr. Hans Möller, McGill School of Information Studies

Sources:

Peter McNally, Professor and Director, History of McGill Project.
Hans Möller Fonds at McGill University

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