Cathro, Warwick S. (1948-)

Also known as
Cathro, Warwick Scott (1948-)
Field of activity
Librarian; Standards Advocate; Administrator; Public Servant
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35532677
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-532182

Biographies

Warwick Scott Cathro (born Newtown, N.S.W, on 8 March 1948) completed his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the University of Sydney in 1975, and joined the National Library of Australia in January 1978. At the time of his retirement in 2011, Dr. Cathro held the position of Assistant Director-General, Resource Sharing and Innovation at the National Library of Australia. In a career spanning over 30 years, Dr. Cathro played a leading role in the Library's delivery of innovative network services to the Australian library community including the Australian Bibliographic Network, Kinetica, and Libraries Australia. He was pivotal in the development of the Trove resource discovery service.

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Employment History

  • Assistant Director-General, Resource Sharing and Innovation, National Library of Australia (2008 - 2011)
  • Assistant Director-General, Innovation, National Library of Australia (2003 - 2008)
  • Assistant Director-General, Information Technology, National Library of Australia (1998 - 2003)
  • Assistant Director-General, Services to Libraries, National Library of Australia (1992 - 1998)
  • Director, Network Services, National Library of Australia (1989 - 1992)
  • Executive Officer, ABN Office, National Library of Australia (1983 - 1989)
  • Librarian, National Library of Australia (1978 - 1983)
  • Librarian, Parliamentary Library (1973 - 1978)

Committee Service

  • Professional member of Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) (1973 - 2011).
  • Member, Standards Australia Committee IT/19 (Computer Applications: Information and Documentation) (1992 - 2003)
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (1998 - )
  • President, ALIA Cataloguers Section (1986 - 1989)
  • Member, Australian Committee on Cataloguing (1981 - 1983) (Chairman 1982 - 1983)
  • Member, ABN Standards Committee (1981 - 1983)

Academic History

  • Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry), University of Sydney (1975)
  • Dip. Lib., University of New South Wales (1973)

Employment History

  • Assistant Director-General, Resource Sharing and Innovation, National Library of Australia (2008 - 2011)
  • Assistant Director-General, Innovation, National Library of Australia (2003 - 2008)
  • Assistant Director-General, Information Technology, National Library of Australia (1998 - 2003)
  • Assistant Director-General, Services to Libraries, National Library of Australia (1992 - 1998)
  • Director, Network Services, National Library of Australia (1989 - 1992)
  • Executive Officer, ABN Office, National Library of Australia (1983 - 1989)
  • Librarian, National Library of Australia (1978 - 1983)
  • Librarian, Parliamentary Library (1973 - 1978)

Committee Service

  • Professional member of Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) (1973 - 2011).
  • Member, Standards Australia Committee IT/19 (Computer Applications: Information and Documentation) (1992 - 2003)
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (1998 - )
  • President, ALIA Cataloguers Section (1986 - 1989)
  • Member, Australian Committee on Cataloguing (1981 - 1983) (Chairman 1982 - 1983)
  • Member, ABN Standards Committee (1981 - 1983)

Academic History

  • 1975 Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry), University of Sydney (1975)
  • 1973 Dip. Lib., University of New South Wales (1973)

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  1. Australian MARC specification : books : a format for the interchange on magnetic tape of catalogue records for books, pamphlets and printed sheets / National Library of Australia
    National Library of Australia
    [ Book : 1979-1981 ]
    At 40 libraries
    Australian MARC specification : books : a format for the interchange on magnetic tape of catalogue records for books, pamphlets and printed sheets / National Library of Australia
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11.067)

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  2. Australian MARC specification: projected media : a format for the interchange on magnetic tape of catalogue records for motion pictures, videorecordings, filmstrips, slides and transparencies / National Library of Australia
    National Library of Australia
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At 27 libraries
    Australian MARC specification: projected media : a format for the interchange on magnetic tape of catalogue records for motion pictures, videorecordings, filmstrips, slides and transparencies / National Library of Australia
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  3. Shock heated solid-gas suspensions : their application to shock tube chemistry and spectroscopy
    Cathro, Warwick S., 1948-
    [ Thesis : 1974 ]
    At University of Sydney
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  4. Interconnection of local automated systems / W. Cathro
    Cathro, Warwick S., 1948-
    [ Sound : 1986 ]
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  5. Federated collection access / Caroline Carmody ... [et al.]
    Carmody, Caroline
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At National Library
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  6. Pan Asia networking
    Garton, Andrew
    [ Book : 1996 ]
    At National Library
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  7. Writing desire : session 8 at the Love and desire conference
    Bird, Carmel, 1940-
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
    At National Library
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  8. Papers from the ALIA conference : New Zealand 1995
    Wainwright, Eric
    [ Book : 1995 ]
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  9. Fictitious stories : History as background : 2011 Kenneth Binns lecture given by Christopher Koch
    Koch, C. J. (Christopher John), 1932-2013
    [ Sound : 2011 ]
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    Fictitious stories : History as background : 2011 Kenneth Binns lecture given by Christopher Koch
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