President-Elect (one to be elected)
The following candidates have been selected by the MLA Nominating Committee
to stand for election for the 2004/05 association year (president-elect
takes office in May 2004). Note: the order of candidate information
was determined by a random drawing of names.
Mary Joan (MJ) Tooey, AHIP
Deputy Director/Director Designate, Health Sciences
and Human Services Library, University of MarylandBaltimore,
Currently chair of the MLA 2004 National Program Committee,
MJ Tooey has served on the MLA Board of Directors and as chair of Chapter
Council. She chaired the MLA/Pew Credible Information Task Force. A Distinguished
Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals, she was the
1997 winner of the Estelle Brodman Award for Academic Medical Librarian
of the Year. Tooey has been chair of the Public Services Section and of
the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA (MAC). She was named MAC Librarian of
the Year in 1996 and received their Marguerite Abel Service Recognition
Award in 1991. She has over twenty years of experience in both hospital
and academic libraries.
Previous Professional Positions
Deputy director, August 1999; acting assistant
director for computing and technology services, August-November 1999;
associate director for external services and development, 19971999;
project manager, New Health Sciences and Human Services Library Building,
19921999; assistant director for information and instructional services,
19931996; director, Reference and Information Management Services,
19921993; assistant director, Information Services; 19891992;
head, Information Management Education, 19861989, Health Sciences
and Human Services Library, University of Maryland–Baltimore.
MLA Official Activities
National: member 1985; 2004 National
Program Committee: chair 20012004; Annual Meeting Schedule Task
Force: member 20012002; MLA/PEW Credible Information Task Force:
chair 20012002; Board of Directors: chapter liaison 19982001;
Chapter Council: member 19941997, chair 19982001, chair-elect
19971998; Chapter Council Centennial Work Group: chair 19951998;
1993 National Program Committee: member, 19901993; White House Conference
on Library and Information Science Task Force: member 19911992.
Section: Leadership and Management Section: member 2000;
Leadership Education Chapter Challenge Grant Committee: member 2003.
Medical Informatics Section: member 1993. Public Services Section:
member 19862001; chair-elect, chair, past-chair 19951998;
secretary/treasurer 19901992; Nominating Committee, chair 19971998.
Research Section: member 2000. Chapter: Mid-Atlantic Chapter
(MAC): member 1985; Strategic Planning Task Force: chair 20012002;
Local Arrangements Registration Committee: member 2001; Nominating Committee:
member 2000; Local Arrangements: cochair 1996; MAC/MLA Centennial Committee:
member 19951999; Chapter Council: representative 19941997;
Honors and Awards Committee: chair 1992–1993; MAC nominee to MLA Nominating
Committee 1992; Local Arrangements Exhibits Committee: chair 1992; Professional
Recognition and Awards: chair 19911992; program chair, chair, immediate
past chair 19881991; Bylaws Committee: chair 19901991; Ad
Hoc Committee on Archival Materials: member 19901991; Governmental
Relations Committee: member 19891991; Publications Committee: member
Other Professional Activities
American Library Association: member 1991; Association
of College and Research Libraries: member 1991; Library Administration
and Management Association: member 1991. Maryland Association of
Health Sciences Librarians: member 1985; Newsletter: coeditor 19881992;
program chair, chair, immediate past chair 19861989. College of
Library and Information Science, University of Maryland-College Park:
adjunct faculty 1992, 1994 and 1996. Maryland State Department of Education,
Division of Library Development and Services: Library Services Construction
Act (LSCA) Advisory Committee: member 19911995; Task Force for Health
Information in Public Libraries: member 19901992. White House Conference
on Libraries and Information Services: delegate 1991. Maryland Governor's
Conference on Libraries and Information Services: delegate 1990.
Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity 2001. MLA Estelle
Brodman Academic Medical Librarian of the Year 1997. MLA Academy of Health
Information Professionals: distinguished member 1996. Mid-Atlantic
Chapter/Medical Library Association: Librarian of the Year 1996; Marguerite
Abel Service Recognition Award 1991.
B.S., education (school librarian) with minor in English/communication
arts, Clarion University of Pennsylvania (formerly Clarion State College),
Clarion, PA, 1976; M.L.S. (with a specialization in Information Science),
University of Pittsburgh, 1982.
Tooey MJ. Handheld technologies in a clinical setting:
state of the technology and resources. AACN Clin Issues 2003 Aug;14(3):3429.
Tooey MJ. Review of The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing
Health Care Libraries. Bull Med Libr Assoc 2001 Jul;89(3):31820.
Weise FO, Tooey MJ. Planning for health sciences library facilities. In:
Forsman R, ed. Administration and management in health sciences libraries.
v.8. Metuchan, NJ: Medical Library Association and Scarecrow Press, 2000:
13372. (Current Practice in Health Sciences Librarianship.) Tooey
MJ. Review of Guardians of Medical Knowledge: The Genesis of the Medical
Library Association. J Hosp Libr 2001;1(2):1045. Weise FO, Tooey
MJ. The Health Sciences and Human Services Library: this is one sweet
library! Bull Med Libr Assoc 1999 Apr;87(2):1707.
Jean P. Shipman, AHIP
Director, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health
Sciences, and Associate University Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth
University Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond,
Jean P. Shipman was secretary of the MLA Board of Directors
from 2000 to 2002. She was liaison to the Mentoring Task Force, the Task
Force to Plan Recruitment for the Twenty-first Century Workforce, and
the Membership Committee. She chaired the Informationist Conference Task
Force and was associate chair of the 2001 National Program Committee.
She is currently a member of the MLA Task Force on the Information Specialist
in Context and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL)
Statistics Editorial Board. Shipman is editing a themed 2004 issue of
Reference Services Review, which highlights the emerging roles of health
Previous Professional Positions
Associate director, Information Resources Management,
19952000; acting head, Access Services, 19931995; outreach
information services librarian, 19931995; Health Sciences Libraries,
University of Washington-Seattle; coordinator, Resources Management, National
Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, Health
Sciences Library, University of Maryland-Baltimore, 19901993. library
and audiovisual services manager, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore,
MLA Official Activities
National: member 1980; Information Specialist
in Context Implementation Task Force: member 20032005; Nominating
Committee: member 20022003; Task Force to Plan Recruitment of the
21st Century Workforce of Health Information Professionals: board liaison
and member 20012003; Chapter Sharing Roundtable: 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 1994-1998;
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/AAHSL Leadership Reconsidered
Symposium Planning Team: member 20012002; 2002 Program Committee:
member 20012002. Medical Informatics Section: member 1989.
Chapter: Mid Atlantic Chapter: member 19811993, 2000,
chair-elect/1993, program chair19921993; 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; MAC nominee to MLA Nominating Committee Candidates 19871988;
Pacific Northwest Chapter: member 19932000. Southern Chapter: member
Other Professional Activities
Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries
(AAHSL) Annual Statistics Editorial Board of Directors: member 2003.
Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries Editorial Board:
member 2003. Regional Advisory Council (RAC), Southeastern/Atlantic
Regional Medical Library, National Network of Libraries of Medicine: member
2001. North America Serials Interest Group (NASIG): member 19952002.
Special Library Association: member 19931997; 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, 198788; Professional Development Award Committee:
chair 19911992; Bylaws Committee: chair 19911992, member 1988;
Strategic Planning Committee: chair 19901991; Finance Committee:
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.
B.A., Biology, Gettysburg College, 1979; M.S.L.S.,
Case Western Reserve University, 1980.
Shipman JP, Watstein SB. Emerging roles of health sciences
librarians (special themed issue). Ref Serv Rev 2004;32(1):[in press].
Shipman JP. Document delivery suppliers. [Web document.] 1995 (updated
continually). [cited 14 Oct 2003]. <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. Libr 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):458-64.
Shipman JP, Morton AC. The new black bag: PDAs, health care, and library
services. Ref Serv Rev 2001;29(3):22937. Shipman JP, Wright BA,
Separ KR. Hypertension resources: an overview of Web resources. Health
Care on the Internet 2001;5(3):418. Shipman JP, Gembala WL, Reeder
JM, Zick BA, Rainwater MJ. Desktop document delivery using portable document
format (PDF) files and the Web. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1998 Jul;86(3):30715.
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