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Bandy, Margaret Moylan

See Margaret Bandy's Oral History Summary

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Nominating Committee, Member, 2010, 2000, 1991
  • Board of Directors, Member, 2005–2008
  • MLA Task Force on Vital Pathways for Hospital Librarians, Member, 2005–2007
  • MLA National Program Committee, Member, 2003–2006
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, MLA Liaison, 2003–2005
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Standards Committee, Chair, 2004–2007
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Treasurer, 1983–1984
  • Consumer and Patient Health Information Section, Chair, 1989–1990
  • Midcontinental Chapter, Annual Meeting Facilities Committee, Chair, 1992–1994
  • Midcontinental Chapter, Chair, 1987–1988
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Medical Reference Services Quarterly, Hospital Information Services Column, Editor, 2005–
  • Colorado Council of Medical Librarians, President, 2003 and 1983
  • Midcontinental Regional Medical Library Advisory Committee: Member, 2001–2003, 1985–1987

Honors and Awards

  • Ida and George Eliot Prize, 2012
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Professional Development Award, 2011
  • Fellow, 2010
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Professional Recognition Award, 2009
  • Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship, 2002
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Scroll of Exemplary Service, multiple years
  • Midcontinental Chapter, Outstanding Achievement Award, 1991
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member, 1990–
Other Awards
  • Colorado Council of Medical Librarians, Marla Graber Award for Excellence and Achievement in Health Sciences Librarianship, 2005

Publications (5 representative)

Articles published in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association or Journal of the Medical Library Association are available via PMC.


  • Manager, Library and Knowledge Services, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO, 1979–
  • Reference Librarian, Grand Forks Public Library, Grand Forks, ND, 1975–1978
  • Extension Librarian, University of Colorado Health Center–Denver, 1974–1975
  • Connecticut Regional Medical Program Librarian, Yale Medical Library, New Haven, CT, 1972–1974

MLA published statements about the fellow


  • MA, English, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 1976
  • MA, Library Science, Dominican University, River Forest, IL, 1972
  • BA, English and History, Mt. Mary College, Milwaukee, WI, 1969

Contributed by Margaret Moylan Bandy, AHIP, FMLA

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