2001-2016: Librarian, African American Research Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1985-2001: Head Librarian, John Henrik Clarke Africana Library, Cornell University.
1982-1985: Coordinator, Library Instruction, Kilmer Area Library, Rutgers University.
1980-1982: City Hall Librarian, Newark Public Library, City of Newark.
1980- M.L.S.: School of Library and Information Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1978- M.A.: School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1973- B.A.: School of Arts and Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.
AFRO 102: Researching the African American Experience (Department of African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts).
Black heritage book collectors
Black Studies scholarly communication
Weissinger, Thomas. "Black Studies Journal Assessment: Two Possibilities." Journal of Pan African Studies, 8(4) (2015): 97-116.
_____, "The Core Journal Concept in Black Studies." Journal of Academic Librarianship, 36(2) (2010): 119-124.
_____, "Black Power Movement Book Publishing: Trends and Issues." Collection Management, 31(4) (2007): 5-18.
_____, "Black Studies Scholarly Communication: A Citation Analysis of Periodical Literature." Collection Management, 27 (2002): 45-56.
_____, "Defining Black Studies on the World Wide Web." Journal of Academic Librarianship, 25(4) (1999): 288-293.
Weissinger, Thomas, 2014. The Book Collecting Practices of Black Magazine Editors, Litwin Books.
Wilson, Joseph and Thomas Weissinger, 1986. Black Labor inAmerica, 1865-1983: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, Greenwood Press.
Weissinger, Thomas, 2005. "A Bibliography of John Henrik Clarke," in Jackson, Gerald G. We're Not Going to Take it Anymore: Educational and Psychological Practices from an Africentric Paradigm of Helping. Silver Spring, MD: Beckham Pubns, pages 167-176.
_____, 1994. "African-American Reference Books and the Reviewing Media," in Curry, Deborah A., Susan Griswold Blandy and Lynne M. Martin, editors. Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Academic Libraries: Multicultural Issues. New York: Haworth Press, pages 137-151.