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Boyd, C. Trenton

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • MLA National Program Committee/11th ICML Planning Committee, Member, 2010–2013
  • Veterinary Medical Libraries Section, Founding Member, Chair, 1975–1976; 1999–2000
    • Veterinary Serials Committee, Chair, 1978–
    • Committee on Committees, Cochair, 2010
    • Ad Hoc Committee for an International List of Veterinary Libraries, Member, 2005–
    • Ad Hoc Committee to Investigate an International Congress, Member, 1988–1991
    • Nominating Committee, Member, 1991–1993, Chair, 2000–2001
    • Section Council Representative, 1985–1988; Section Council Alternate, 1981–1985
  • Ad Hoc Committee to Establish a Basic List of Veterinary Serials, Member, 1976–1978
  • Midcontinental Chapter, Chair, 1976–1977
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Vet MedInfo Project, Steering Committee, Member, 2007–2010
  • American Veterinary Medical History Society, Board Member, 2002–2006
  • International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS)
    • Planning Committee, 7th ICAHIS, Boston, MA, 2010–2013
    • Coconvener, 6th ICAHIS, Brisbane, Australia, 2009
    • Cochair, 1st ICAHIS, Reading, UK, 1992
  • International Congress on Medical Librarianship, 11th, Brisbane, Australia, Planning Committee, Member, 2007–2009
  • Veterinary Archival and Grey Literature Steering Group (V-Ags), Founding Member
  • North American Library Advisory Board to CABI, Charter Member
  • European Veterinary Libraries Group of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries, Charter Member
  • Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine Association, Charter Member
  • International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists, Founding Member
  • Animal Health Information Specialists, UK Group, Charter Member

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, 2011
  • Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the Health Sciences, MLA, 2010
  • Daniel T. Richards Award, 2010
  • Murray Gottlieb Prize, 2009
Other Awards
  • Phi Zeta Society
  • Dean’s Impact Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri

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.


  • Head, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1970–
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1970–
  • Science Reference Librarian/Instructor, Wichita State University, 1968–1970

MLA published statements about the fellow


  • BS, agriculture,University of Missouri–Columbia, 1967
  • MA, Library Science, University of Missouri–Columbia, 1968

Contributed by Trenton Boyd and Diane McKenzie, 2012

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