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Bishop, David*

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Handbook of Medical Library Practice, 4th ed., associate editor, 1976-88.
  • “Guidelines for Academic Health Sciences Libraries”, expert reviewer, 1984-87.
  • National Program Committee, Annual Meeting, Montreal, co-chair, 1981.
  • MLA Bulletin, editorial consultant, 1976-78.
  • MLA/NLM Task Force on the Impact of MEDLARS II on Cataloging and Classification, chair, 1974-75.
  • Board of Directors, member, 1971-74.

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, 1990
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award (posthumous), 1990
  • President’s Award, 1989
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1976
  • National Library of Medicine, Regional Medical Library Program, Certificate of “recognition and appreciation”, 1982
  • Association of American Medical Colleges, Group on Public Relations, Distinguished Service Award, 1976
  • Arizona State Library Association, Librarian of the Year 1970, 1971

Publications (5 representative)


  • University Librarian & Associate Adjunct Professor, History of the Health Sciences, University of California-San Francisco, CA, 1977-1989.
  • Director, Library of Medicine; Director, Midcontinental Regional Medical Program; & Associate Director, Clinical Neurology Information Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE, 1973-77.
  • Medical Librarian, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1971-73.
  • Librarian, Arizona Medical Center Library, Tucson AZ, 1965-1971.
  • Serials Librarian, UCLA Biomedical Library, Los Angeles CA, 1963-65.
  • Dental Librarian, UCLA Biomedical Library, Los Angeles CA, 1961-63 .
  • Reference/Cataloging Librarian and then Head of Reference, Los Angeles County Medical Association Library, Los Angeles CA, 1958-61.

MLA published statements about the fellow

(Birth 1928; Death 1989)

Contributed by Lois Ann Colaianni, AHIP, FMLA, and Lisa Mix
Edited March 26 & April 12, 2007

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