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Holst, Ruth

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair, Appointments

MLA
  • President-elect, 2009–2010, president, 2010–2011, past president, 2011–2012
  • Janet Doe Lectureship Jury, member, 2007–2009, chair, 2008–2009
  • Expert Searching Task Force, chair, 2001–2005
  • Secretary, 2002–2004
  • Board of Directors, member, 2001–2004, 2009–2012
  • Election Task Force, chair, 1999
  • Nominating Committee, 1982, 1989, 1996, chair, 2012
  • Books Panel, member 1990–1994, chair, 1993–1994
  • Program & Convention Committee, 1984–1987, chair, 1986–1987
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Section Council representative, 1984–1987
Chapter
  • Midwest Chapter, Program Committee, chair, 1989–1990

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Leadership Award, Hospital Libraries Section, 2003
  • Fellow, 2002
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Publication Award, 2002
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1990
  • Ida and George Eliot Prize, 1984
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other
  • 50 Distinguished Alumni Award, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017
  • National Library of Medicine, Special Emphasis Panels, chair, August 2001, July 2002
  • 2001 Librarian of the Year, Wisconsin Health Science Library Association
  • National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Library Review Committee, member 1996–2000
  • 1991 Notable Alumnus, School of Library & Information Science, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Publications (5 representative)

Positions

  • Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, University of Illinois–Chicago, 2002–2014
  • Manager of Library Services, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1983–2002
  • Manager, Coordinated Care, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1994–1997
  • Women’s Health Core Service Director, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1988–1991
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 1981–1990
  • Medical Librarian, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1970–1982

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • MS, Library Science, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 1973
  • BS, Education and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, 1970
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