See also Joan Zenan's Oral History Summary
MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments
- Janet Doe Lectureship Jury, chair, 2001-02
- 1998 National Conference Program Committee, co-chair, 1995-98
- Nominating Committee, elected member, 1994-95
- Board of Directors, member, 1989-93
- MLA Treasurer, 1990-93
- Academic Medical Librarian of the Year Jury, chair, 1988-89
- Publication Panel, chair 1986-87
- 1987 National Conference Program Committee, associate chair, 1985-87
- Medical School Libraries Section, secretary - 1982-84
- Proceedings Editor, Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 1979-82
- Exchange Committee, chair, 1980-82
- Northern California/Nevada Medical Library Group
- Legislation Committee, Chair, 1988
Honors and Awards
- Fellow, 2001
- Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member, 1991–present
- Medical Library Association Certification, 1976–1991
- Health Sciences Library Management Fellowship Award, National Library of Medicine, 1980-81
- Medical Librarianship Internship Award, U.S. Public Health Service, UCLA Biomedical Library, 1967-68
Publications (5 representative)
Articles published in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association or Journal of the Medical Library Association are available via PubMed Central.
- Zenan, JS. Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries’ legislative activities and the Joint Medical Library Association/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Legislative Task Force. J Med Libr Assoc 2003 April; 91(2):168-72. [Cited Dec. 21, 2006]. Web document. <http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=153157>
- Zenan, JS et al. Public Health Outreach Forum: report. Bull Med Libr Assoc 2001 Oct; 89(4):400-403. [Cited Dec. 21, 2006]. Web document.
- Zenan, JS. Frieda O. Weise, Medical Library Association President 1999-2000. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1999 Jul; 87(3):357-60. [Cited Dec. 21, 2006]. Web document.
- Potter, LA and Zenan, JS. Expanding the DOCLINE network to include non-medical libraries in the state of Nevada. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1993 Jan; 81(1):54-55. [Cited Dec. 21, 2006]. Web document.
- Zenan, JS. “Information Dissemination: AHEC’s challenge for the 90’s.” The National AHEC Bulletin 1992 (Spring) 9(2):5, 9.
- Director, Savitt Medical Library and Information Technology Department, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada, 2002-2004
- Director, Savitt Medical Library, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada, 1977-2004
- National Library of Medicine/Council on Library Resources, Health Sciences Library Management Internship, Columbia University Health Sciences Library, New York, NY, 1980-1981
- Life and Health Sciences Librarian, Life and Health Sciences Library, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, 1976-1977
- Librarian, Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, 1974-1976
- School Librarian, Greater Anchorage Area Borough School District, Anchorage, Alaska, 1974
MLA published statements about the fellow
- Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 101st Annual Meeting. J Med Libr Assoc 2002 Jan; 90(1):142. [Cited May 9, 2005]. Web document.