Magazine article Information Today

In Memoriam: Wilhelm 'Bill' Bartenbach

Magazine article Information Today

In Memoriam: Wilhelm 'Bill' Bartenbach

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The information industry mourns the loss of pioneer Wilhelm "Bill" Bartenbach, who died in late August.

Mr. Bartenbach was world-renowned for his longtime contributions to the information and publishing worlds, where he made his mark in bibliographic databases and library reference books among his many other innovations. He was director of databases and vendor relations at Engineering Information for more than 12 years, and prior to that, he was director of editorial content at Engineering Information Village. His career also spanned years in senior management positions at the Foundation Center, H.W. Wilson, Elsevier, and Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS). In his early years, he was reference librarian at the Reference Library at the New York Public Library, and he later became an adjunct professor in the library school at St. John's University, Jamaica, N.Y.

"Bill was involved and left his mark on the online information publishing world, with his thorough knowledge of the field, the technology, but most of all what individuals genuinely need and how to make it easy for them to find this information," according to longtime colleague John Regazzi, now dean at the college of information and computer services at Long Island University. …

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