MLA President 2006/07
Activities and Professional Accomplishments
Previous Professional Positions
Associate director, Information Resources Management, 19952000, acting head, Access Services, 19931995, outreach information services librarian, 19931995, Health Sciences Libraries, University of WashingtonSeattle, WA; coordinator, Resources Management, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, Health Sciences Library, University of MarylandBaltimore, 19901993; hospital library and audiovisual services manager, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 19881990.
MLA Official Activities
National: member 1980; Task Force on the Information Specialist in Context: member 20032005; Nominating Committee: member 20022003; Task Force to Plan Recruitment for the Twenty-first Century Workforce: board liaison and member 20012003; chapter roundtables: facilitator 2003, 2002, 2001; Informationist Conference Task Force: chair 20012002; Board of Directors: secretary 20002002, member 19992002; Membership Committee: board liaison 19992002; 2001 National Program Committee: associate chair 19982001; Mentoring Program Task Force: board liaison 19992001; 1998 National Program Committee: member 19941998; Ida and George Eliot Prize Jury: chair 19921993, member 19911992. Section: Public Services Section: member 1988; secretary/treasurer 19982000; Access Services Special Interest Group: chair 19961998; 1996 Program Planning Committee: member 19951996. Leadership and Management Section: member 2001-; MLA/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) Leadership Reconsidered Symposium Planning Team: member 20012002; 2002 Program Committee: member 20012002. Medical Informatics Section: member 1989-. Chapter: Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC): member 19811993, 2000; chair-elect/1993 program chair October 1992-March 1993, secretary 19911992; Honors and Awards Committee: board liaison 19921993; Financial Planning Committee: member 1991; Local Arrangements Committee, Annual Meeting: cochair 19901992; Nominating Committee: member 1990; Program Committee: member 1989; MLA Nominating Committee: MAC nominee 19871988. Pacific Northwest Chapter: member 19932000. Southern Chapter: member 19911999.
AAHSL Annual Statistics Editorial Board of Directors: member 2003. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries Editorial Board: member 2003. National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library, Regional Advisory Council (RAC): member 2001. North America Serials Interest Group (NASIG): member 19952002. Special Libraries Association: member 1993-1997; Pacific Northwest Chapter: member 19931997; Employment Committee: member 19941997; Library Management Section: member 19931997. Washington Medical Library Association: member 19932000; Semi-Annual Meeting Program Committee: member 1996. Seattle Area Health Library Consortium (SAHLC): treasurer 1995. International Congress of Medical Librarianship Special Presentations Committee: member 19931995. Maryland Association of Health Sciences Librarians: member 19811993, president 19901991, vice-president, program chair 19891990, treasurer/membership chair 19891990, 19871988; Professional Development Award Committee: chair 19911992; Bylaws Committee: chair 19911992, member 1988; Strategic Planning Committee: chair 19901991; Finance Committee: member 19901991.
Emerald Literati Club Award for Excellence, Reference Services Review Outstanding Paper 2002; Academy of Health Information Professionals: distinguished member, 1991; Beta Phi Mu: 1980. Beta Beta Beta, Biology Honor Society: 1977.
BA, biology, Gettysburg College, 1979; MSLS, Case Western Reserve University, 1980.
Shipman JP, Daly DC, Henry JK. Partnering with the community: a woman's health network for multicultural communities. J Consumer Health on the Internet 2004;8(4):[in press].
Jones S, Shipman JP. Health information referral project: librarians and physicians collaborate to empower patients with quality health information. Virginia Libraries 2004 Apr/May/Jun;50(2):116.
Shipman JP, Watstein SB, eds. Emerging roles of health sciences librarians [special themed issue]. Ref Serv Rev 2004 Jan;32(1).
Shipman JP. Why emerging roles for health sciences librarians? Ref Serv Rev 2004 Jan;32(1):912.
Shipman JP. Document delivery suppliers. [Web document]. 1995 (updated continually). <http://www.library.vcu.edu/tml/docsupp/>.
Shipman J, Homan M. Medicine's library lifeline: librarians in the new role of "informationist" can help doctors and researchers stay ahead of the curve and may help save lives along the way. Lib J 2003 Apr;128(6):4950.
Martin ER, Brown HA, Epstein BA, Lipscomb CE, Riley RA, Shipman JP. The leadership reconsidered symposium: report. J Med Libr Assoc 2003 Apr;91(2):2517.
Shipman JP, Cunningham DJ, Holst R, Watson LA. The informationist conference: report. J Med Libr Assoc 2002 Oct;90(4):45864.
Shipman JP, Morton AC. The new black bag: PDAs, health care, and library services. Ref Serv Rev 2001;29(3):22937 (Emerald Literati Club Award for Excellence).
Shipman JP, Wright BA, Separ KR. Hypertension resources: an overview of Web resources. Health Care on the Internet 2001;5(3):418
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