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McClure, Lucretia W.

See also Lucretia W. McClure's Oral History Summary (1998) and Lucretia W. McClure's Oral History Summary (2015)

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Nominating Committee, chair 1992, 1989; elected member 1995, 1986
  • President, 1990-91
  • MLA Archives Committee, chair, 1987-90
  • Bylaws Committee, chair, 1984-88
  • Finance Committee, chair, 1981-83
  • Board of Directors, member, 1980-83
  • History of Medicine Section, chair, 1978-79
  • Medical School Libraries Section, chair, 1977-78
  • Membership Committee, chair, 1975-79
Chapter
  • Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter, chair, 1969

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Lucretia McClure Excellence in Education Award, 1999
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1996
  • MLA President's Award, 1995
  • Fellow, 1993
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1985
Other
  • Holloway Award for Contributions to the Profession and the Association, Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences, 2003
  • Medical Librarian Emerita, Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester, 1993
  • Distinguished Service Award, University of Rochester, 1992
  • Fellow, Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter of MLA, 1990

 Publications (5 representative)

  • McClure LW. Why we read. J Hosp Libr 2003 Dec; 3(4 ):3.
  • McClure LW. Journals of the century. Serials Libr 2001; 39(3 ):133-45.
  • McClure LW. Preserving the balance: the value of fair use for our future. Acad Med 1995 Jul; 70(7):606-7.
  • McClure LW. From curiosity to knowledge: the role of the library in medical education. Pharos 1988 Winter; 51(1 ):7-10.
  • McClure LW. The promise of fruit … and light. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1985 Oct; 73(4 ):319-29.

Positions

  • Special Assistant to the Director, Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1996-present
  • Medical Librarian and Associate Professor of Medical Bibliography, Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, 1986-93
  • Medical Librarian and Assistant Professor of Medical Bibliography, Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, 1979-86
  • Successive positions as Cataloger, Serials Librarian, Associate Librarian, Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, 1964-78

MLA published statements about the fellow

  • Medical Library Association. Summary of Oral History Interview with Lucretia W. McClure. Interview conducted on May 28-29, 1998 by Ursula Poland. Chicago: Medical Library Association. [cited September 2, 2003] 
  • Presentation of awards. Lucretia McClure Excellence in Education Award. Proceedings of the 99th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 2000 Jan; 88(1):111. [cited June 1, 2003]. <http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=122099>.
  • Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 96th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1997 Jan; 86(1):96-7.
  • Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1996 Jan; 84(1):147.
  • Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 93rd Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1994 Jan; 82(1):122.
  • Joynt RJ. Lucretia W. McClure Medical Library Association President 1990-1991. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1990 Jul; 78(3):320-1.

 

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