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Eldredge, Jonathan (PhD)

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Research Caucus International Research Collaboration Committee, Chair, 2001-present
  • Research Caucus Research Agenda Committee, Chair, 2007-present
  • Translational Sciences Collaboration SIG, Founder and Convener, 2011-2014
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 2014-2015
  • Journal of the Medical Library Association Readership Survey Committee, Member, 2008-2009
  • Journal of the Medical Library Association Editor Search Committee, Member, 2007-2008
  • Task Force on Research Policy Statement, Member, 2004-2007
  • National Program Committee, Member, 2002-2004
  • Evidence-Based Librarianship Implementation Committee, Member, 2001-2006
  • Research Section, Chair, 2000-2001, 2002-2003
  • Joint MLA/AAHSLD Advisory Committee for JAMA journal reviews, Member, 1992-2005
  • Joint MLA/AAHSLD Legislative Task Force, Member, 1992-1997
  • Governmental Relations Committee, Member, 1990-1995


  • South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association, 1994-2008
  • Local Arrangements Committee, Member, 2006-2007
  • Research Committee; Chair, 1997-1999; Member 2000-2004, 2007-2009
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 2004-2005
  • Program Committee, Member, 1999-2001
  • Governmental Relations Committee, Chair, 1993-1994
  • Program Committee, Member, 1993-1994
  • Awards & Scholarships Committee; Chair 1989-1991
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1991-1992
  • Bylaws Committee, Member, 1986-1987
  • Local Arrangements Committee, Member, 1986-1887
  • Program Committee, Member, 1986-1987


Honors and Awards

  • Fellow. 2022
  • Honorable Mention. Research Caucus Awards, 2021
  • Elizabeth Eaton Research Award. South Central Chapter, 2017
  • Lucretia McClure Excellence in Education Award, 2013
  • Research Award. Third Place for Poster. South Central Chapter, 2010
  • Research Award. Public Health/Health Administration Section, 2009
  • Recognition of Service. Research Section, 2008
  • Research Award. Second Place. South Central Chapter, 2007
  • Ida and George Elliot Prize, 2006
  • Research Award. Honorable Mention, 2006
  • William D. Postell Professional Development Award. South Central Chapter, 2003
  • Research Award. South Central Chapter, 2002
  • Research Award. 2002
  • Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the   Health Sciences, 1999


Other Awards
  • School of Medicine. University of New Mexico:
  • Outstanding Service Award. Division of Dental Hygiene. Department of Dental Medicine, 2022
  • Exemplary Teacher at UNM. Learning Environment Office, 2022
  • Exemplary Teacher at UNM. Learning Environment Office, 2021
  • Exemplary Teacher at UNM. Learning Environment Office, 2020
  • Excellence in Medical Student Education. Department of Internal Medicine, 2019
  • Hippo Award, 2017 (medical student award presented annually for teaching excellence)
  • Educational Excellence Award for Faculty, 2015
  • Hippo Award, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2007
  • Medical Education Scholars Program, 2008–2011
  • Faculty Research Excellence Award in the Scholarship for Teaching and Learning. Health Sciences Center. University of New Mexico, 2021
  • Miriam Libbey Keynote Speech. Georgia Health Sciences Libraries Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA, 2018
  • Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC). Group on Educational Affairs. Association of American Medical Colleges, 2013
  • Best Poster. Sixth International Evidence–Based Library and Information Practice Conference, EBLIP6. Manchester, England, 2011


 Other Accomplishments & Activities (selected)

  • First Place. Historic Artifacts: Journals. “Commonplace Books: Past and Present” 2015 New Mexico State Fair, 2015
  • Best of Show and First Place. Historic Artifacts: Letters. “The Home Front 1918.”  2012. State Fair. Albuquerque, NM, 2012


Publications (5 representative)

  • Eldredge JD, Schiff MA, Langsjoen JO, Jerabek RN.  Question formulation skills training in first–year medical students. J Med Lib Assoc. 2021 Jan;109(1):77-83.
  • Eldredge JD, Hall LJ, McElfresh KR, Warner TD, Stromberg TL, Trost J, Jelinek DA. Rural providers’ access to online resources: a randomized controlled trial. J Med Lib Assoc. 2016 Jan;104(1):33-41.
  • Eldredge JD, Ascher MT, Holmes HN, Harris MR. The new Medical Library Association research agenda: final results from a three–phase Delphi study. J Med Lib Assoc. 2012 Jul;100(3):214-8.
  • Eldredge JD, Carr RD, Broudy D, Voorhees RE. The effect of informatics training on question formulation among public health practitioners: results from a randomized controlled trial. J Med Lib Assoc. 2008 Oct;96(4):299-309.
  • Eldredge JD. Evidence–based librarianship: an overview. Bull Med Lib Assoc. 2000 Oct;88(4):289-302.


Professional Positions

  • Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico:
    • Evidence-Based Practice. Professor, 2021-
    • Evidence-Based Practice. Associate Professor, 2017-2021
    • Evidence-Based and Translational Sciences Collaboration Coordinator, 2010-2017
    • Learning Design Center Interim Coordinator, 2009-2010
    • Library Knowledge Consultant, 2005-2009
    • Academic and Clinical Services Coordinator, 2001-2005
    • Chief, Collections and Information Resources Development, 1986-2001
  • Library Director and Assistant Professor. Eastern New Mexico University, Clovis, New Mexico, 1982-1983
    •   Chief of Outreach Programs/ Lecturer II, Medical Center Library, University of New Mexico, 1981-1982
  • Assistant Librarian for Public Services, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1979-1981
  • Intern, Graduate Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1978


MLA published statements about the fellow




  • PhD, Public Policy Analysis, University of New Mexico, 1993
  • MA, Political Science (State Politics), University of New Mexico, 1985
  • MLS, University of Michigan School of Information, Ann Arbor, MI, 1978
  • BA, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, 1976
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