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Judkins, Dolores Zegar

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • MLA Section Council, member, 2013–2014 and 1988–1989
  • Nominating Committee, member, 2009
  • MLA Chapter Council, member, 2004–2006
  • MLA National Program Committee, Hospitality and Information Committee, chair, 1985–1987
  • Public Services Section, chair, 2013
  • Dental Section, chair, 1988
  • Pacific Northwest Chapter: Annual Meeting, cochair, 2010, 1989; Annual Meeting Program Committee, member, 2005, 2001, and 1997; chapter chair, 1991

Honors and Awards

  • MLA Fellow, 2019
  • Virginia L. and William K. Beatty Volunteer Service Award, 2015
  • Chapter Project of the Year, Pacific Northwest Chapter, “Survey Basics Using SurveyMonkey,” 2004
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member, Emeritus
Other Awards
  • National Library of Medicine Fellowship in Biomedical Informatics, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 2003

Publications (5 representative)

  • Walsh ES, Peterson JJ, Judkins DZ; Expert Panel on Health Care Disparities among Individuals with Disabilities. Searching for disability in electronic databases of published literature. Disabil Health J. 2014 Jan;7(1):114–8. DOI:
  • Crum J, Judkins D, Zeigen L. A tale of two needs: usability testing and library orientation. Comput Lib. 2003 Jan;23(1):22–
  • Judkins DZ. The more we know, the safer we are: evolution of a young women’s health page. J Hosp Librariansh. 2001;1(3):55– DOI:
  • Judkins DZ. Health resources on the Internet: a basic list. Med Ref Serv Q. 1996 Winter;15(4):13–
  • Judkins DZ, Hewison NS, MacWilliams SE, Olson-Urlie C, Teich S. Standards for reference services in health sciences libraries: the reference product. Med Ref Serv Q. 1986 Fall;5(3):35–

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Librarian, Kaiser Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, 2014–present
  • Associate University Librarian for Information and Research Services, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)–Portland, 2000–2013
  • Coordinator and Consumer Health Resources and Reference Librarian, OHSU 1997–2000
  • Reference Librarian, OHSU, 1991–1997
  • Director, Dental Branch Library, OHSU, 1982–1991
  • Reference Librarian, OHSU 1981–1982
  • Library Director, Eastmoreland Hospital, Portland, OR, 1992–1997
  • Assistant Librarian, Library, Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland OR, 1980–1981
  • Reference Librarian, Suffolk Cooperative Library System, Bellport, NY, 1978–1979
  • Reference Librarian, Library, SUNY Stony Brook Health Science, Stony Brook, NY, 1977
  • Reference Librarian, Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR, 1974–1977
  • Peace Corps Librarian, Centro Cultural Sampedrano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras, 1973–1974

MLA published statements about the fellow


  • MLS, library science, University of Oregon–Eugene, 1973
  • BA, sociology, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 1966
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