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-He was a librarian on three continents and four countries – Australia, England, United States and Canada. ‘Norman was a mentor and gentle nudge.” Comments from Michael Colborne, a graduate of the Dalhousie School ​of Library and Information StudiesHe always had time to share a moment with others, and he did it with grace and class… Norman’s table was never full – there was always room to pull up another chair … Through his work as regional representative for Ex Libris, Norman kept in touch with people even after they had left the profession, It was not uncommon for him to see an obituary and then get on the phone to track down some library connection.” He was the most conscientious contributor of material to the Ex Libris Biography database. In bestowing the prestigious Lippincott Award on him in1995, the ALA committee cited ``his caring committed dedication to librarianship and … his unfailing wit and humor.``\\+He was a librarian on three continents and four countries – Australia, England, United States and Canada. ‘Norman was a mentor and gentle nudge.” Comments from Michael Colborne, a graduate of the College ​of Librarianship,​ University of Wales, Aberystwyth"He always had time to share a moment with others, and he did it with grace and class… Norman’s table was never full – there was always room to pull up another chair … Through his work as regional representative for Ex Libris, Norman kept in touch with people even after they had left the profession, It was not uncommon for him to see an obituary and then get on the phone to track down some library connection.” He was the most conscientious contributor of material to the Ex Libris Biography database. In bestowing the prestigious Lippincott Award on him in 1995, the ALA committee cited "his caring committed dedication to librarianship and … his unfailing wit and humor."\\
  
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