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Ebert, Myrl*

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, Consulting Editor
  • US Book Exchange, Board of Directors, MLA Consultant, 1974–1976
  • Committee on Curriculum, Member, 1974–1975
  • Committee on Surveys and Statistics, Member, 1970–1975
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Standards for Medical Library Technicians, Member, 1967
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1965–1967; Chair 1966–1967
  • Finance Committee, Member, 1963–1965
  • Committee on Committees, Member, 1963–1965
  • Medical Library Association, Secretary, 1962–1965
  • Bibliography Committee, Member, 1960–1961
  • Subcommittee on Union List of Serials, Member, 1960–1961
  • Subcommittee on Recruitment, Member, 1953–1957
  • Southern Regional Group, MLA
    • Chair, 1953–1954
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Active in library organizations in North Carolina and the Southeast
  • International Institute for Population Libraries, Bangkok, Thailand, Instructor, 1973
  • Ad Hoc Panel on Selection of Journals for Index Medicus, Member, 1964
  • Rockefeller Fellows in Medical Librarianship, Advisor (including first fellow, Ligia DeMingo Velez, in 1961)
  • Medical Librarianship Seminar, School of Library Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, MLA Instructor
  • Consultant to numerous hospital and other health sciences libraries in the Southeast
  • Special Libraries Association, Member
  • American Association of the History of Medicine, Member

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow 1978
 Other Awards
  • American Medical Association Service Award for efforts from 1966–1974 to develop library resources at the University of Saigon Medical School

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.


  • Director, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1952–1975
  • Associate Professor of Medical Bibliography, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1952–1975
  • Library Associate, Bellevue Center Library, New York University, 1951–1952
  • Assistant Reference Librarian and Periodicals Librarian, New York Academy of Medicine, 1946–1951

MLA published statements about the fellow


  • MS, Columbia University, 1951
  • BA and BS, Library Science, George Peabody College, 1943


(Birth 1913; Death 2001)

  Contributed by Carol Jenkins and Diane McKenzie

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