October 29, 2008 Science, Technology and Business Division Chief Appointed
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Ronald Bluestone has been appointed chief of the Library’s Science, Technology and Business Division. “During his 37-year tenure at the Library of Congress, Ronald has developed specialties in business and technology and has become an automation expert and manager,” said Jeremy E.A. Adamson, director for Collections and Services. Bluestone began his career at the Library in 1971. He was a reference librarian in the Local History and Genealogy Reading Room, the Microform Reading Room and the Main Reading Room of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division. He then served as the division’s automated resources information specialist. In 2001, Bluestone joined the Science, Technology and Business Division, serving as head of the Automation, Collections Support and Technical Reports Section. He held a collateral assignment as acting head of the Business Reference Section. He has served as acting chief of the division since September 2007. Bluestone holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from George Washington University. He conducted archaeological studies in Guatemala in conjunction with post-graduate course work in archaeology at Catholic University of America.