Day (b. 1923) solidified the notion of an integrated information clearinghouse.  Day was Executive Vice President at BIIS Corporation.  He joined the Atomic Energy Commission’s (AEC) technical information program at Oak Ridge in 1946.  He held several positions between 1946 and 1955, including chief of activities at Oak Ridge in 1956.  In 1958, Day became the Director of the technical information division at AEC.  He then moved on to become the Deputy Director of the Office of Technical Information and Education at NASA in 1960.  He was promoted to Director in 1962, and held senior positions in Technology Utilization thereafter.  After a brief tenure as head of the Office of Science Information Services at the National Science Foundation in 1971, Day transferred to the National Library of Medicine as Deputy Director in 1972.  He is currently employed with Globenet, Inc. in Alexandria, VA.

Awards received:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Exceptional Service Award (1971)

National Library of Medicine: Director Award (1975)

Public Health Service Superior Service Award (1976)

Offices held:

ASIS&T: President (1975)

International Council of Scientific Unions: Abstracting Board (1977-?)